Yearly Archives: 2011

How to Keep Your Loved One at Home—Part II: Picking the Right Home Care Service

Keeping your aging loved one independent as long as possible is a goal that many of us share. Hiring qualified, reputable caregivers is key to helping him or her remain at home in safety and comfort. Short-term Home Care Services … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Loved One at Home—Part I: Support Services and Home Adaptations

One of the most challenging issues that families face when planning care for aging loved ones is how to keep your elder independent, at home, for as long as possible. Developing a workable solution begins with understanding your loved one’s … Continue reading

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Team DFA Raises $5,500 for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Thanks to so many friends and supporters, Team DFA raised $5,500 for the Central Massachusetts Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease on September 25. Of that total, I’m grateful to report that I personally raised over $4,300! This year’s walk brought … Continue reading

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Having “The Talk” With Your Loved One

All too often, it takes a crisis before you and your family finally sit down with your aging parent to have “The Talk” about getting help to continue living at home. You know how it goes—Mom or Dad seems to … Continue reading

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Join DFA on the Move for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease

It’ s that time of year when I come to you to talk about Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders and how we can fight them together. The annual fundraising event previously known as Memory Walk is now called the Walk … Continue reading

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