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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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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What It Takes To Be A Caregiver

Are you a caregiver? Or have you considered a career as a caregiver? Everyday, caregivers make an amazing difference in the lives of their clients and their clients’ families. But the job is so much more than taking care of just physical needs! The best professional home caregivers go above and beyond their typical duties …

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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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The All Important Signs Of A Heart Attack

View this video on our YouTube page. The signs of a heart attack include: Pain in the chest, neck, back or arms Fatigue Light headedness Abnormal heartbeat or palpitations Shortness of breath Anxiety If you are woman, or if the person you suspect might be having a heart attack is a women, you might also …

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Aging in Place: Assisted Living Communities

Steve Lorberbaum: All right. So I want to welcome everybody to this edition of What’s Your Plan. We, monthly, at Assisting Hands, try to talk to an industry expert about a different area of elder law, and elder issues, and aging in place, so we can all benefit from their expertise, and this week we’re …

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Questions To Ask A Home Care Agency

We get a lot of inquiries from people who live in Northern Fairfax County. Sometimes, they’re not sure exactly what questions they should ask when looking for in-home care. The more we know, as a home-care provider, the better the answers we can provide. So we decided to put together this article. When the time …

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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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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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