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13 02, 2019

The Importance of Control For Seniors

By |2019-02-13T15:19:13+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

This new study from North Carolina State University dives into how important it is for senior adults to feel in control of their lives: What determines how much control seniors feel they have over their lives? New research offers some answers. "We found that sleep, mood and stress are all important factors in determining a sense [...]

4 02, 2019

Engaging with Elder Relatives

By |2019-02-04T19:02:14+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

When families visit with elder relatives, it can occasionally feel awkward or stilted because there may not be much in the way of current events to discuss. However, if you treat each visit like an educational experience for your kids (and yourself), you may find that you look forward to every trip! Asking grandparents and great-grandparents, [...]

15 01, 2019

Five Sites That Will Keep Your Mind Sharp

By |2019-01-15T15:25:50+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

It’s easy for us to sit down in front of the TV and surf mindlessly through channels until we’re ready for bed. We might make sure to watch Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune and feel proud when we get the answer ahead of the contestant, but what else can we do to keep our brains sharp? [...]

2 01, 2019

Handling Shifting Eating Habits

By |2019-01-02T15:26:18+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

As we age, we may notice a shift in many of our regular habits. We may sleep less, become quieter, and, most importantly, will generally begin to eat less as our metabolism shifts. However, if you notice a drastic change in the way a parent, grandparent, spouse or other loved one eats, it’s important to pay [...]

16 08, 2018

Four Trends For Health-Conscious Seniors

By |2018-08-16T12:14:16+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

Check out this great article on some of the healthcare trends that retirement-age adults have been incorporating into their routines to stay healthier, in addition to getting in-home assistance to help with maintenance, care, and medical needs: "It goes without saying that with aging comes some level of declining health. However, new technologies and advancements in [...]

8 08, 2018

Want To Relax After Surgery? Schedule Post-Care Today!

By |2018-08-08T17:30:43+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

If you have a surgical procedure scheduled sometime soon, have you thought about your post-care? Chances are you may not have even considered what happens once you get home from your procedure. If you're making the assumption that you'll be able to care for yourself, or that a family member will be there for you the [...]

31 07, 2018

What do you call four senior citizens zipping down a zipline? I call them ‘crazy’

By |2018-07-31T12:57:14+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

"For a while there, the skies over Suamico were darkened with senior citizens flying overhead. A virtual blitzkrieg of septuagenarians, all coming in from the west at breakneck speed, their arms and legs dangling, their bodies twisting in the sky. At least one of them had their eyes tightly closed, but some appeared to actually be [...]

28 07, 2018

The Reasons People Need In-Home Care

By |2018-07-28T15:56:06+00:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

Did you know that in-home care isn't just for someone who's sick or bedridden? There are so many reasons that our clients use Compassionate Care, and you might be surprised at a few of them! With a wide range of services from companion to personal care to skilled nursing, we offer something for everyone. Of course, [...]

20 07, 2018

Staying Active After Retirement

By |2018-07-20T14:47:52+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

Studies have shown that as we get older, it’s important to stay active both mentally and physically. Staying active results in living longer, healthier lives, even if it might be easier to just sit at home and watch TV! In the interest of sparking some motivation, here’s a list of 5 activities that seniors and retirement [...]

16 07, 2018

On Becoming 90

By |2018-07-16T16:52:59+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Care Blog|0 Comments

This is a fantastic article written by Dr. Natasha Josefowitz on turning 90. Prepare to be inspired! "I often still feel like a spring chicken, but I’m coming to realize I’m really just an old hen. So this column is to prepare all of my readers who, if they are lucky enough, also reach 90. What [...]