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Complete Kitchen Safety for Seniors

I remember a childhood story that told of beautiful green trees that had juicy, sweet fruit hanging low.   The tree was the epitome of happiness and comfort.  But as the story progressed, the trees turned dark, the leaves fell off and the fruit shriveled up and fell to the ground.  The branches, which used to Read More

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Seniors Don’t Wander, Until They Wander

Kayannette Gabrielle was just 56 years old when she went missing from her Valencia, California home in 2006.  She was reported missing but her disappearance remained a mystery for police.  About 4 years ago she showed up on the radar in Santa Barbara, California, some 75 miles away from home, with no memory of her Read More

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Yes! Caregivers can Take a Vacation!

You already know that I think family caregivers, like you, are giving and amazing people.  I also think that they are incredibly hard working, busy, and often stressed people who usually don’t think about their own needs. You may be thinking “I don’t have time to pay attention to my own needs; Dad’s care takes Read More

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Filling Senior Wishes, Tech Style

Your senior has lived a long life.  It may have been a wonderful life, or one that might not have met all their expectations.  Either way, they may have some things that they wished were different.  You can help them by trying to find out what they had wished were different; or what things they Read More

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Dear Mom, Hi, it’s me

It’s been so long, almost 15 years, and I miss you so much. I think about you just about every single day; usually in wonder or regret. There is so much that I wish was different. I have so many “sorry’s” to say and so many “I wish’s”, and a few “I hopes”. I should Read More

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Understanding Hearing Loss in Seniors

Hearing loss effects our lives in many ways.  Once,  I conducted a home visit with an elderly woman and her caregiver son.  The son worked out of the home and appeared very busy running around getting food ready, tending to his mother and answering is home office phone.  He kept telling me that his mom Read More

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Take a Walk with Dementia

Losing the car keys, forgetting names and forgetting the way home.  These are some of the symptoms often associated with dementia.  But do you really know what it’s like to live with dementia every day?  There are other, less known, symptoms too, but often only the person with dementia is aware of them and onlookers Read More

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Hail to the Caregiver!

Hello readers! I’m so happy that you found me and Stay at Home Seniors here on my little slice of the web. I’m Sofia and I’ve created Stay at Home Seniors for all you amazing caregivers who give your time, attention, money and love to the seniors in your life. My goal is to help, Read More