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Expert Insights on Cancer Care Resources: American Cancer Society’s Jennifer Nagy and Megan Landry Share Their Knowledge – Connecting the Community

In the inaugural episode of our new podcast series “Connecting the Community,” Affinity Senior Care CEO, Chris Zayid, speaks with Jennifer Nagy and Megan Landry from the American Cancer Society. In this episode, Chris and his esteemed guests discuss: Watch the full podcast above or read the transcript below. The transcript has been edited for …

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I promised my parents I would never put them in a nursing home

Caregiving is a rewarding job, but can also get very demanding soon. It is common to feel a solid commitment to caring for elderly parents at home instead of seeking professional homecare help or using nursing care facilities.  While we take on the role of a caregiver out of love and care, the pressure ramps …

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Affinity CEO Chris Zayid Featured on Channel 7 News

In a recent interview with Channel 7 news, Chris Zayid, Affinity Senior Care CEO, discussed the difficulties seniors face trying to age in place. These include shortages of medical supplies and equipment due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a lack of caregivers in the home healthcare industry. At Affinity Senior Care, we understand the importance …

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5 Ways to Help the Elderly Overcome Post-Holiday Blues

After a festive season filled with pretty lights, family time, fun events, and holiday traditions, January can feel lackluster. The post-holiday blues affect both young and old alike, but elders are more vulnerable to holiday depression. They might end up feeling lonely, depressed, and just not up for any socializing.  Here are our top five …

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How to Help Seniors Combat Loneliness During Holiday Season

Holidays are a time of joy and laughter, being with family, reconnecting with loved ones, and rejuvenating for the new year. Many seniors, however, feel isolated and unhappy during this time of the year. We understand that navigating the holiday season with your elderly loved ones can be stressful and emotional for the caregivers. Here …

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Difference Between Private Duty and Medical Care 

Private Duty Care Vs. Home Health Care

As families become small and more adults continue to age, the demand for in-home healthcare increases. Most seniors today prefer staying in their own homes as they grow older and seek services that enable them to do so for as long as possible. Private duty and Home Health care aim to provide health care to …

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Cancer Care

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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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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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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