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Helpful Terminology for New Caregivers

A helpful guide to caregiving terms and abbreviations   Basic Care Related Terms and Abbreviations   ALF– The abbreviation for an assisted living facility. LTC- Abbreviation for long-term care SNF– Abbreviation for skilled nursing facility (you may hear some refer to this as a “sniff”) Hospice– Specialized end-of-life care provided by professionals specifically trained to …

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How to Balance Support and Independence for Seniors

The ability to remain self-sufficient is essential for everyone at any age. That does not change for seniors. Independence is often one of the things they feel they have control over.  Often, seniors can remain independent but need help with day-to-day tasks such as housekeeping, monitoring medications, and care.  Keeping seniors involved in decision-making helps …

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Senior Care Companions sponsors the Alzheimer’s Association annual walk

Senior Care Companions is a proud sponsor of the Alzheimer’s association annual walk to end Alzheimer’s disease. The event was held in on 9/25/2021 in Yaphank New York and was able to raise over $150,000 to support those afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Senior Care companions continues to support groups and organizations that help those afflicted …

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SeniorCare Companions Sponsors the ADRC Walk in Massapequa

On Saturday, September 18th, SeniorCare Companions helped to support the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Centers Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. https://campaigns.adrcinc.org/index.asp  As always, the walk was a great success, and helped to raise awareness in our local community.  The walk participants included those afflicted with Alzheimer’s Disease, Caregivers, Family, Friends, and Support services.  We would like to …

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Seniors & Falling: Part 2 Tips To Prevent Seniors from Falling

Falls can occur for many different reasons, but fortunately there are a number of preventative measures that can be taken by personal as well as professional caregivers to significantly reduce a senior’s risk of falling and incurring a serious injury. Preventing a fall is something to take seriously. I have seen firsthand how a fall …

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