Our Mission

Our goal with this blog is simple: to educate and empower our clients and their loved ones by providing them with the tools and resources to make care easier. We do this by offering posts by experts on home care, transition care, dementia, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis and elderly care.

  • One Woman Shares Her Story of Living with MS

    One Woman Shares Her Story of Living with MS

    It takes a tremendous amount of courage to share your personal struggle with a disease like multiple sclerosis, but Megan White makes it look easy. She was like a ball of energy in her Ignite Phoenix presentation. She honestly described some of the ups and downs of MS and she touched on the emotional side of the disease as well. But, I couldn't help but admire the genuine optimism that came through and her passion.
  • Alzheimer's Disease Explained

    Alzheimer's Disease Explained

    I have always been focused on the human aspects of dementia and Alzheimer's in my career as a nurse. I understand the behavior of these diseases, but the molecular level biology has never been compelling to me as a caregiver. I would prefer to look into someone's eyes before I looked in a microscope.
  • Take Control of Your Health Care Decisions… or Someone Else Will! [Part 2 of 2]

    Take Control of Your Health Care Decisions… or Someone Else Will! [Part 2 of 2]

    Listen, but be skeptical. This is perhaps the hardest part of taking control of your own care. You want to listen to the advice of your health care team, but you also need to know when to probe their recommendations or seek a second opinion. It can be a difficult balance; you will have to determine when a little skepticism is helpful. However, there are some unique times when you should be suspicious.
  • Take Control of Your Health Care Decisions… or Someone Else Will! [Part 1 of 2]

    Take Control of Your Health Care Decisions… or Someone Else Will! [Part 1 of 2]

    Too often seniors and their families take a passive role regarding important health care decisions and rely exclusively on their hospital or rehabilitation center. After all, you are in the middle of a serious health crisis and you are counting on health care experts to make the best decisions for you. Unfortunately the truth is that these facilities are businesses, and many have developed sophisticated processes that are designed to maximize insurance and Medicare profits.
  • Perspective on Memory Loss

    Perspective on Memory Loss

    There are many different causes of memory loss, but they all rob individuals of the family, friends, and experiences that we treasure. Many of us will care for loved ones experiencing some form of memory loss and this video offers a sobering account of what it means to lose our most cherished memories.
  • Long Distance Home Care – How to Help Your Elderly Parents When You’re Far Away

    Long Distance Home Care – How to Help Your Elderly Parents When You’re Far Away

    Helping your elderly parents as they age is a challenging task for all adult children, but it is especially difficult for those that live far away. Modern families are spread out more than ever before. In fact, the National Institute on Aging estimates that more than 7 million Americans are long distance family caregivers. The reality is that it will take more effort on your part to be a long distance family caregiver, but the good news is that you are not alone and help is available.

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