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Keeping Aging Loved Ones with Dementia from Wandering

Dementia is an umbrella term for various diseases that affect the cognitive abilities of individuals. An individual with dementia who is still capable of walking has a high risk of wandering. This can be a pressing concern for any elderly...

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Why Isn’t Your Senior Sleeping?

If your elderly family member isn’t sleeping well on a regular basis, you might want to help her to figure out what’s keeping her from snoozing. The following are some starting points for getting to the bottom of the issue. [caption...

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Five Facts about Respite Care

The more that you understand about respite care, the more likely you’re going to take advantage of it when you can. Here’s what you need to know as a caregiver. [caption id="attachment_417" align="alignright" width="300"] Caregiver Homewood...

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Meet More of Our Staff

Stephanie Cleckler is the Staffing Coordinator of Helping Hearts Senior Care. She is 32 years old and married with 2 kids. "They mean the world to me" says Stephanie. She loves to travel and spend time with family and friends. When asked, why...

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Meet The Staff

Janis Ware is the Client Services Coordinator for Helping Hearts Senior Care. She is a graduate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Janis joined Helping Hearts because she has a passion for helping the elderly stay in their homes as long as...

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“Make Your Mark” Older American Month

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About 1/3 of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and...

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