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Job Fair at The Lodge at Morgan Hill – June 9, 2015

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Want to make a difference in the life of a senior? We are currently looking for compassionate, caring and dependable caregivers who are interested in making a difference by providing in-home, non-medical care to the elderly.  Mature and retired Caregivers are WELCOME! We provide an exclusive training program and offer full or part time […]

5 useful Strategies for a successful Talk with Aging Parents

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It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about taking away dad’s keys, managing mom’s finances, or hiring an in-home caregiver. It’s challenging to have these conversations with aging parents. If you’re preparing for a hard conversation with your senior, try these five strategies to make your talk more productive. These tips will […]

Caring for the Elderly: Dealing with Resistance

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The Mayo Clinic Staff published an article “Caring for the Elderly: Dealing with Resistance”. In this article really great advice is given in how to start communicating with your aging loved one about his or her need for care and how to get him or her to accept help such as: […]

Safe Spring Cleaning for Seniors

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Many remember a time when the onset of milder weather meant days of scrubbing walls and floors, washing linens and airing out the house after a long winter. While cleaning house has remained part of our culture, new products such as wipes, natural-ingredient cleaners and electrostatic dry mops and mitts […]

Home Care for U. S. Veterans

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Home Care for Veterans in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties Are you or your loved ones wartime veterans, or their surviving spouses? If so, they may be eligible for the VA Aid & Attendance Pension benefit to pay for assistance with activities of daily living. Eligibility […]

Are You in Denial?

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Denying that you need help is a major reason for caregiver burnout. Many caregivers are convinced that they’ve got their situation handled. No matter how difficult things get, they can manage without any help. Every caregiver needs the help and support or they’ll start suffering from chronic stress, depression, poor […]

Crabbit Old Woman

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In 1966, a Scottish nurse named Phyllis McCormack wrote “Crabbit Old Woman,” a poem also known as “Look Closer” or “Open your Eyes.” Speaking from the perspective of an elderly patient, the poem is a beautiful reminder that dignity extends throughout a person’s life, from infancy to old age. Very touching… Crabbit […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

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It’s the time of eggnog, candles, cakes, songs, reindeer, carols, presents, laughter – and most importantly LOVE. Wishing you a joyous, memorable and Merry Christmas!!!  

Holiday Gift Certificate

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Would you like to truly make a difference in the life of an elderly friend or loved one during this holiday season? “Help & Care” Holiday Gift Certificate – the perfect way to show your friendship, caring, love and support ! Most elderly people feel guilty relying on friends & […]

Making Spirits Bright for the whole family this Holiday Season

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In the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s hard to forget the festive season isn’t just about the kids, the big dinner, the tree, and the parties. Our older parents, grandparents and relatives are often the loneliest at this time of year, but there are things we can do […]