Home Care: A Handbook for Preventing Hospitalizations

Patricia Dubroof: Hi, welcome to Book Chat. It’s another great adventure, a nice afternoon. Speaking to you from Maryland, we are going to be visited by an author from Boston and our very own Steve Lorberbaum, who contributed to the book. The book is called Thriving at Home, A Handbook for Preventing Hospitalizations. And we’re …

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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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Book Chat: An Inconvenient Truth in Very Few Words

Patricia Dubroof: It’s three o’clock. It’s time for Book Chat. I am Patricia Dubroof. I’m with Assisting Hands Home Care, where we provide certified nursing aid support for our community in both Montgomery County, Maryland, and Fairfax County, Virginia. We have people joining us sometimes on Book Chat from all over the world. So I …

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Parkinson’s Disease in the Elderly

Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common age-related, nerve degenerating disease after Alzheimer’s. Why does Parkinson’s occur more in the elderly? This article from takes a closer look at the various reasons and symptoms to watch for. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is known as an older person’s disease since it is most often diagnosed in …

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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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Book Chat: The Care and Feeding of the Aging Human Male Species – A Sassy Primer

Patricia Dubroof: Okay, well, it’s three o’clock. So it’s another great day for a Book Chat. I’d like to welcome all of you to Assisting Hands Home Care’s monthly Book Chat. And I’m your host, Patricia Dubroff. I’m glad you all could join us for this informal half-hour of learning. And I think, in this …

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Aging in Place: The Signs of a Stroke

The All-Important Warning Signs of a Stroke Erin McKittrick: Hello, Bethesda. I’m Erin McKittrick, Director of Nursing for Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac. We are a proud member of The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce. I’m here today to share with you all of the important warning signs for a stroke. If you even think …

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Aging & Kidney Disease – Do You Know The Facts?

In this article from the National Kidney Foundation, we learn that 50% of seniors over 75 are believed to have kidney disease. Learn the facts. Kidney disease can develop at any time, but those over the age of 60 are more likely than not to develop kidney disease. As people age, so do their kidneys. …

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Aging in Place: Everyday Money Management

Steve Lorberbaum: Well, good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining this month’s edition of What’s Your Plan? My name is Steve Lorberbaum, I’m the owner of Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac. We provide aids in people’s homes, all around Montgomery County, parts of PG County, and Fairfax County, Virginia. And I’m excited today to have …

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