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ANHS Receives Leader in Excellence Award

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Advanced Nursing + Home Support Receives 2020 Best of Home Care® – Leader in Excellence Award Advanced Nursing + Home Support has received the distinguished 2020 Best of Home Care –Leader in Excellence Award from Home Care Pulse, the leading firm in quality assurance for home care. The Leader in […]

Guardianship vs. Conservatorship: A Caregiver’s Guide

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When a loved one becomes seriously ill or injured to the point where decision-making is difficult, it may be time to consider having a court appoint a guardian or conservator. Before you begin the process of getting a guardian or conservator appointed, it’s important to know the difference between these […]

6 Important Questions to Ask When Starting a New Prescription

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Sometimes it can seem as if your loved one is being handed a new medication at every doctor appointment. There are the pills to help with their cholesterol, then the ones for the joint pain, and the pills to deal with the side effects of the cholesterol medication … It […]

5 Tips to Help Seniors Prepare for & Prevent Illness

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Community-spread illnesses are nothing new, but COVID-19 has brought prevention to the forefront for many people. With older and infirm individuals more at-risk of contracting the disease and suffering from serious complications, it’s important to take extra precautions to help them prepare for staying at home and preventing illness. Here […]

4 Online Safety Tips for Tech-Savvy Seniors

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Technology is a great source of entertainment and connection, especially for those seniors who live alone. However, because it changes rapidly, many seniors find themselves running behind on the latest ways to keep their personal information safe from hackers and other thieves. Unfortunately, seniors are a major target for online […]

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: When to Use Each Type of Care

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When your elderly loved one is ill or has taken a tumble, but insists they’re fine, many caregivers struggle with the decision whether to take them to an urgent care facility or head straight for the emergency room. And with rising healthcare costs, emergency rooms are becoming more crowded. This […]

5 Tips for Talking to Your Loved One About Stopping Driving

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Talking with your senior loved one about no longer driving is never an easy thing. Even if your loved one realizes it’s time for them to stop getting behind the wheel, there is so much cultural significance tied up with being able to drive that they may resist. Whether you’re […]

Type 2 Diabetes in Adults: Signs to Look for, Risk Factors, & Management

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when the health community turns to promoting awareness of the signs and symptoms, as well as management and prevention, of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Sometimes called “adult-onset” diabetes, type 2 diabetes is seen more frequently in children than it […]

5 Tips for Improving Communication with a Loved One with Dementia

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Dementia is a debilitating disease that impacts roughly 50 million people, mostly senior citizens. Among the hallmarks of living with dementia is that the senior has a decreased ability to communicate. This can mean not only that, in late-stage dementia, the person loses the ability to speak coherently, but their […]

10 Tips for Helping a Senior Loved One Eat Healthy Meals at Home

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As people age, maintaining a healthy diet can become a challenge. Weakness, illness, and getting used to cooking for one mean more seniors turn to high-calorie prepared dinners or, worse, not eating at all. Getting your loved one to eat a healthy, balanced diet isn’t easy, but here are 10 […]

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