Five Ways to Help Your Senior Cope with Chronic Pain

Senior Care Glenview IL: Five Ways to Help Your Senior Cope with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain does so much to hinder your elderly family member’s quality of life. Finding ways to cope with chronic pain and underlying issues is crucial for both of you. Work with Her Doctor to Develop a Pain-relief Plan The very first step is always to work with your senior’s medical professionals to come up…

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Help Your Parent Avoid These Tax Scams

Caregiver in Deerfield IL: Avoiding Tax Scams

Tax season has arrived, which means scammers are out there seeking to steal your parent’s money or their identity. There are all kinds of tax scams out there. The best way for family caregivers to keep their elderly parents safe from tax scams is to know what kinds of scams are happening and talk to…

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Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month: Delia V.

Congratulations to Delia Villasin for becoming employee of the month!! Delia joined Companion Services of America in 2015 as a certified nursing assistant. She has a nursing degree in the Philippines. Delia has two children and enjoys spending time with friends and family. She is an outstanding caregiver whom works hard to please her clients.…

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Sleeping Badly? These Tips Can Help

Elderly Care in Evanston IL: Tips for Better Sleep

When you’re not sleeping well you’re more likely to be irritable and everything seems to take longer than it should in order to get it done. Improving your sleep can improve more than you think about your entire caregiving experience. Create a Space that’s Just for Sleep. You might find that you’re multitasking in your…

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Five Tips to Help Stimulate Your Senior’s Appetite

Home Care in Highland Park IL: Tips to Stimulate Your Senior's Appetite

Without much of an appetite, your senior isn’t getting nutrients that she needs badly in order to keep herself going. She might start to lose weight or even become malnourished. If you can stimulate her appetite, that can help immensely in getting her to eat more. Try Some New Spices. There are a whole lot…

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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

Valentines Day, also called Saint Valentines Day is celebrated annually every February 14th. The day of romance is named for a Christian martyr and dates to the 5th century but has origins in the roman holiday Lupercalia. Originating as a western Christian feast day honoring early saints named Valentinus. Valentine’s day evolved into a day…

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Do You Suspect Hearing Loss in Your Elderly Relative?

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Hearing Loss

Most people never think much about their hearing until something happens to it. That includes aging adults dealing with hearing loss. As one of the more common conditions in old age, elderly adults have a lot of treatment options once the condition is diagnosed. However, too many seniors delay seeing a doctor about their hearing…

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Five Senior Skin Care Tips for Cold Weather

Home Care in Deerfield IL: Cold Weather Skin Care Tips

Winter weather gives your senior’s skin a tough time. These ideas can help you to keep her skin soft and smooth without overwhelming it with heavy lotions she might not need. Consider a Humidifier. Winter skin is often dry and irritated, so you have to add moisture back to it. One reason for this, besides…

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