Seniors Aging in Place — Are We Ready for the Challenge?

U.S. Census figures show that fewer older adults are choosing to receive care in a nursing home. Yet the projections also show major growth in the number of seniors who are living with chronic illness. It is clear that our population is aging, and providing quality care for our nation’s older adults is already beginning …

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Aging Services offered by The Montgomery County (MD) Police

Patricia Dubroof: Good morning. This is Patricia Dubroof. I’m here from Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac, and I am filling in for Steve Lorberbaum today, but he sends his best. And I just wanted to tell you a little bit about Assisting Hands Home Care. Steve and Kathy started Assisting Hand Home Care about seven …

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Aging in Montgomery County (MD)

Steve L.: Good morning. My name is Steve Lorberbaum. I’m the owner of Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac, and welcome to What’s your plan? Today, we are incredibly fortunate to have Odile Brunetto, who’s the Chief of the Aging and Disability Services, to talk to us today about the hot topics that are going on …

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Dementia Games Now Available For VA Office

These Dementia Games, originally available to clients and partners of the Assisting Hands of Potomac office, are now available to those working with the Assisting Hands Northern Fairfax County office. This games are important to engaging and stimulating loved ones who may be suffering from dementia. Too often, people with dementia are under-stimulated and not …

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Assisting Hands: Personalized In-Home Care

Assisting Hands helps mom with personalized in-home care and I have the peace of mind that she can stay home, where she wants to be. Assisting Hands Home Care provides elder care services and senior in-home care Potomac services for families across the country. For a free consultation, and also receive four free hours with …

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10 Signs Mom Or Dad Needs Home Care in VA and MD

It can be difficult to accept that our parents are aging and may no longer be capable of caring for themselves without some help. After all, as we were growing up, they took care of us. As people age, though, there often comes a time when they are unable to adequately care for themselves and …

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Pet Therapy Can Help Seniors Living At Home Alone

Older adults living at home by themselves can get lonely, sad, bored, or angry.  If you have a pet, you may understand how much better that furry bundle of joy can make you feel when you’re having a bad day. They can have the same effect on seniors living at home alone. In fact, pet …

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In-Home Care, In-Home Support

During the COVID-19 pandemic, families need to protect their loved ones while also following stay-at-home and social distancing directives. However, for many, staying at home without care is anything but safe. Many families in Reston, VA, and throughout Northern Fairfax County as well as Montgomery County, MD are thinking about in-home care or in-home support …

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4 Ways a Caregiver Can Encourage a Loved One’s Independence

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In this AARP article, Dr. Barry Jacobs discusses 4 ways a caregiver can encourage independence.. Barry J. Jacobs, a clinical psychologist, family therapist and healthcare consultant, is the co-author of Love and Meaning After 50: The 10 Challenges to Great Relationships — and How to Overcome Them and AARP Meditations for Caregivers (Da Capo, 2016). This article …

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