Hawah’s Story

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Making Her Client Feel Special Hawah Mansray is one of our caregivers. She’s a jewel. While some people may think that taking care of a person who rarely leaves her home would be boring, Hawah makes it both interesting . . . and personal. Listening is a skill we probably all need to improve …

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Maintaining Independence

Maintaining independence is a top priority for many seniors. This article in the Huffington Post provides some steps that will help make independent living a reality. It’s difficult to witness the deterioration of physical or mental abilities in an aging parent, grandparent or other loved one. This is especially true in remembering the days when …

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5 Great Things About Growing Old

Our final Blog in May to celebrate Older Americans Month speaks to 5 Great Things about Growing Old. Of course, there are lots more perks to growing older! Consider sharing some of your perks of aging with us at assistinghands.com/potomac/contact-us/ or on our FB page! 5 Great Things About Growing Old — Five experts share …

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2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

May is Older American Month and we thought you may be interested in this Fact Sheet regarding Alzheimer’s Disease that impacts only Older Americans. Millions of our loved ones are impacted by this puzzling disease. However, new information is available to help us better understand the symptoms of this mystery disease of Older Americans. One …

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Older Americans Act (OAA) in 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Good News: The Older Americans Act (OAA) has been renewed in April 2016 for three more years. If you are 55+ this will have an impact on your life. Read on for more details… The Older Americans Act in 2016: The Future is Now On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 the Older Americans Act (OAA) was …

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Older Americans Month

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Did you know May is “Older Americans Month?” Isn’t it great that we take a month to celebrate the accomplishments of our older Americans in the USA! This week’s blog will give you a history of how it all started. Consider thanking an older person in your life today for all they have done for …

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