The treatment of the elderly has been a vital function of society throughout history, but in modern times it's not uncommon for them to be treated with indignity or contempt. Grown children sometimes leave them in nursing homes where they are [...]
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The president of Comfort Keepers in Santa Clarita, CA recently shared a shocking statistic: One third of the senior population over age 65 falls every year. We have posted before the danger of slips and falls. According to Mr. McNamara: "A [...]
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It's no secret that healthcare spending is rising fast, largely due to the increase of the retired population as well as the increase in chronic conditions among that population. However, what may not be immediately apparent is how much dementia care [...]
Comfort Keepers is of Madison a highly-respected employer in our community. One of our caretakers recently posted these comments online. Thank you for kind words, Katrina! "Comfort Keepers has been a fantastic place to work. They are extremely flexible and truly care [...]
Dogs (and cats!) are truly a human's best friend. This is an amazing story of a dog tracking a missing woman with dementia. Hard to believe what those beautiful animals can do! Read more about it at: https://nypost.com/2017/07/28/k-9-tracks-down-missing-elderly-woman-using-bottle-of-her-scent/
Scams in any form are a pervasive threat to the elderly. They may come in the form of emails, phone calls, or letters in the mail. They may ask for money or personal information. In one particular case in West Virginia, [...]
We have posted before about how difficult it can be to balance caregiving for loved ones while holding down a regular job. The toll of juggling responsibilities can cause poor health for the caregiver, such as exhaustion, depression, and bad eating habits. [...]
Let's start off 2018 positively, with a heartwarming story from last year about an older couple that bucked the trend and found new love even in their later years. They even met at the gym! Just goes to show health and wellness [...]