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Difference Between Private Duty and Medical Care 

Understanding the Difference Between Private Duty and Medical Care 

As more adults continue to age, the demand for home healthcare increases. Most of seniors prefer staying at their own homes as they grow older and seek services that enable them to do so for as long as possible. Private duty and medical care are both aimed at providing health care to seniors as they …

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Supporting Your Loved Ones with Dementia-Related Anger and Aggression

Anger and aggression are common dementia-related behaviors that family members and caregivers find challenging to manage. The first step in coping with this behavior is understanding that the person is not acting intentionally. The next step is to determine what is causing the behavior. We understand that consistently staying positive while addressing unwelcoming and aggressive …

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Cancer Care: 7 Kind Things You Can Do For a Cancer Patient

When a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, we frequently find ourselves at a loss for words. Unfortunately, there are no rules for talking to someone with cancer. But you can keep a few things in mind to ensure the conversation goes smoothly and you show your support. Allowing yourself some space to …

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Cancer Care: Why Hire Home Help for Cancer Patients

Cancer is still one of the most dreaded diseases in the world. While cancer survival rates have improved due to advances in cancer care treatment, the number of people living with cancer has also increased. The treatment is a daunting task for both the individual and the family. Specific treatments may have mild reactions, whereas …

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Checklist for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimers

Today is World Azlheimer’s Awareness Day, and we honor those who are bravely dealing with the daily challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease. If you are caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, it is important to address several key issues before they arise. Here is a helpful checklist for family members caring for …

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Taking Care of Yourself While Caring For Someone With Cancer

A cancer diagnosis affects everyone surrounding the person diagnosed. Fortunately, there are many new innovative treatments available which have positively changed survivor statistics. There are also many support groups and resources for both the cancer patient and their caregiver(s). Unlike in the past, most cancer treatments are received in outpatient treatment centers, not hospitals. This …

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You’re Invited! Join Us At Our Community Barbeque Party at The Richardson Senior Center

We’ve got a great event coming up! Affinity Senior Care is hosting a barbeque party for all of our community seniors on Tuesday, August 16th. Join us as we celebrate the joy of good food, good friends, and good times with a hot dog barbeque, salad, chips, desserts, and drinks – and exciting raffle prizes! …

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How To Make A Smooth Transition Home From The Hospital For The Elderly

Transitions are hard for everyone. When you’re elderly, it can be even more challenging. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that when your loved one goes home from the hospital after an extended stay, the transition is as easy as possible. A smooth transition home from the hospital is critical to an older …

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