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THE CARING BLOG

Should I Consider Home Care For My Aging Loved One?

It can be hard to admit that Mom and Dad are getting older. But the more you see them struggling with day-to-day tasks, the more you realize that getting help is one way to show them you care. They might be worried about losing their comfort and independence, and might not ask for support. But […]

What You Should Know Before Becoming a Care Aide

Working as a Health Care Assistant or Care Aide is an incredibly rewarding career.  Finding work in hospitals, facilities or home care, Care Aides make big differences in the lives of their clients by providing quality of care with day-to-day tasks in addition to companionship and building relationships. As a Care Aide, you take care […]

8 Nutrition Tips for Seniors

As we get older, it can be a challenge to eat well, drink enough water, and help our bodies stay well-oiled and able. While age often ‘tests’ us with health issues that are out of our control, there are things we can do to increase our likelihood of staying healthy, happy, and comfortable for longer. […]

Does Nurse Next Door Only Provide Nursing Care?

The word ‘nurse’ is in our name, after all! But while we provide nursing care–especially for seniors–it’s actually not all we do. Many of our in home care specialists come from complementary, non-nursing backgrounds, and can provide non-medical support services. Every member of our team is fully screened, subjected to background checks, and must reflect our […]

What is Long Term Care Insurance?

We get a lot of questions about Long Term Care Insurance (LTC Insurance).  It’s no surprise; understanding insurance of any kind can seem daunting. That’s why we’d like to take the mystery out of LTC Insurance and answer some of the most common questions we receive. Grab a cup of coffee—or whatever beverage you fancy—and […]

How Eating Healthy Can Get Harder with Age

We sometimes take our daily duties for granted–especially when it comes to nutrition. Most of us are able to go to the grocery store, make smart food choices, load up the car with bags, and prepare healthy meals without a second thought. Tasks that are normal for younger people might be tough for seniors. Those […]