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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Senior Home Care Resources in Montgomery County MD

Assisting Hands of Potomac Home Care is one of the top providers of residential home care in Montgomery County MD. In this article, we discuss a variety of choices and financial resources to help you finance the home care you or a loved one may need. Advance planning can make a big difference in what you …

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Personalized Home Care and Companion Care Services

Personalized Home Care and Companion Care Services engage your loved ones and provide stimulation for both the mind and spirit of individuals. Assisting Hands of Potomac provides our clients with the very best of personalized home care in Montgomery County MD and Northern Fairfax County, including McLean, VA. This individual approach allows our clients to …

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Home Care in Vienna VA: Resources Seniors Need to Know About

Assisting Hands of Home Care Potomac is one of the top providers of residential home care in Reston, Vienna and Northern Fairfax County, VA. In this article, we discuss a variety of choices and financial resources to help you finance the home care you or a loved one may need. Advance planning can make a …

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Caregivers and Stroke Rehabilitation

Potomac Caregivers are an integral part of the stroke rehabilitation process. It’s a challenging job with a lot to keep in mind. In this guide from the American Stroke Association, the value caregivers provide is recognized as important to recovery. A stroke survivor’s family is often the most important source of long-term support during recovery …

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Autistic Children: How Does Screen Time Affect Them?

Children are spending more and more time in front of screens. How does this effect autistic children? Here are 11 reasons why autistic children are extra vulnerable to screen time and tech addiction. Read this article from Psychology Today. Autistic children, or children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are uniquely vulnerable to various brain-related impacts …

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A Son With Autism: 15 Things I’m Aware of as the Mother of a Son with Autism

For parents with an autistic child, and in our case, an autistic son, life can consist of exhaustion, anxiety, and fear. But, as one mother has learned, it can also be filled with gratitude, support, and hope. Read this post from Autism Speaks. April is Autism Awareness Month. I’m the parent of a child with …

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Autism—It’s Different in Girls

Research suggests that autism looks different in girls than boys. And it may lead to misdiagnosis and missing out on needed support. Autism in Girls. One in 68 children in the U.S. is affected by autism—but new research suggests that current diagnostic methods overlook girls, meaning even more kids may be on the spectrum. Behavioral …

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Brain Injury – The Evolution of Life Afterwards

This is our last blog this month on traumatic brain injury. A serious TBI affects the whole family and has long term impact. You can find many stories of how families coped after a TBI to a loved one at www.brainline.org Here is a short blog on how one family is coping six years after …

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