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5 Tips to Help Prevent Caregiver Burnout

If you’re the main family care giver for an elderly loved one, you already know the stress and worry that comes with this responsibility. This stress can feel doubled—especially as we continue heading into the holiday season. It’s important to remember that you are not alone.

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Day to Day Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved One with Alzheimer’s Live More Comfortably

If you’re caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s, you already know the incredible amount of patience it can take. There are ups and downs, and good days and bad days.

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5 Reasons You Should Volunteer at an Assisted Living Facility

October 27th is National Make a Difference Day. This is a day dedicated to community service, and making a difference in the lives of others. One way you can participate? Volunteer some of your time to help care for the elderly!

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FAQ: What is Palliative Care & How Can It Help My Elderly Loved One?

If you or an elderly loved one are suffering from a chronic illness or disease, there are options that can help improve your quality of life, manage your illness even if there is no cure, and provide caregiver support.

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How Adult Day Care Services Can Benefit Both Adults & Their Caregivers

Have you had a change in your health condition or are you struggling to manage daily medical needs on your own? A Medical Day Program might be right for you. Or, do you have a loved one at home but work and need help during the day?

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Check Out These Senior Friendly Activities & Attractions at the NYS Fair

It’s that time of year again…the New York State Fair has begun! The fair runs from August 22nd to September 3rd and features all kinds of attractions, exhibits, music, and food.

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5 Common Myths About Assisted Living

Assisted living is a long-term care option that can support your elderly loved one with personal care and daily activities. Assisted living programs provide help with things like bathing, dressing, and medication management, and provide meals for those who can no longer cook for themselves.

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The Pros and Cons of Remaining at Home vs. Going into Assisted Living

It’s a decision we will all have to make as we age: Is it better to age in place at home, or is it time to go into assisted living? It isn’t an easy question to answer, and the option that works for one individual may not be the best choice for another.

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Check Out These Senior Friendly Summer Activities in CNY

If you and your elderly loved one are looking for something fun to do this summer, you’re in luck! The Central New York region has plenty of senior friendly activities to choose from, whether you want to spend some time outside, or escape the heat indoors.

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How to Prepare Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, consisting of memory loss and a decline in cognitive abilities that worsen over time.

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Why the Time is Now to Consider a Nursing Career

Do you enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of others? Do you have an interest in healthcare? Are you looking for a rewarding and meaningful career? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you should be considering a career in nursing!

FAQ: How is Specialized Memory Care Different from Assisted Living?

While memory care programs offer many of the same services and benefits as those found in an assisted living community, these programs take extra steps to provide specialized care for those experiencing Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other types of memory loss.

How Patients Can Benefit from a TeliStat™ Restorative Care Unit

As a leader of comprehensive healthcare services in Central New York, Loretto actively invests in its employees, medical research, and new technologies to continue the mission of providing high quality care in the community.

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The 5 Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

No one likes to think about the time after they or their loved ones pass away, but it’s important to plan for the inevitable.

Learn the Truth About These Common Senior Nutrition Myths

While it is true that seniors have unique nutritional needs, and that eating well can improve quality of life, there are plenty of myths that surround that truth.

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