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  • Uncategorized How to Help Your Senior Plan for the New Year

    While we welcome in the new year, now is the perfect time to reflect on the past year with your senior loved one. In 2021, consider setting goals that focus on improving your senior’s overall health physically, emotionally, and mentally. Making your senior’s wellness goals a priority will ensure that their desires and list of […]

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  • Dementia How to Talk to a Loved One or Patient with Dementia

    If you have a senior loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, often one of the biggest obstacles you will face is communication. Conversations can be challenging since dementia affects a person’s ability to understand, stay focused, and respond. With a diminished mental capacity, your senior loved one may become frustrated – and you might […]

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  • Uncategorized How to Recognize Mental Health Problems in the Elderly

    Often times, seniors in home care can experience mental illnesses like anxiety and depression. These are common illnesses seniors experience, but that does not mean that they can or should go untreated. If left untreated, they can have severe effects on a senior’s body and mind and hinder them of living a fulfilled senior life. […]

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  • Uncategorized How to Keep Seniors Safe During Severe Weather

    The last few years in America have shown us more unpredictable weather patterns than are becoming increasingly dangerous. If you have a senior loved one living in an area prone to natural disasters, be prepared and have a plan to follow at any given time to move them to safety during an emergency. If your […]

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  • Safety 10 Tips to Help Seniors Reduce Their Fall Risk

    Falls are a significant health concern for seniors. Anyone can fall, but with increasing age, the risk and likelihood of injury increase. The consequences of a fall for a senior can be life-altering and can impact independence and quality of life. The first step to prevention is to understand what causes falls. The good news is […]

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  • Uncategorized 4 Tips to Calm Someone Down with Dementia

    A person with dementia is experiencing an extreme loss of their ability to process new information. It is a direct result of dementia and is a challenging time for all involved. Anger, confusion, and sadness are a few symptoms that a person with dementia may experience regularly. The key is to respond with care to the changing […]

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  • Caregiving Safety Tips for a Successful Hospital to Home Care Transition

    Congratulations! Your discharge day from the hospital is finally here. You must be so excited. The leading question in your mind may be: what happens next? Well, you have a couple of options. Let’s explore them together. Assisted Living Pros and Cons Your first option is to carry out your recovery at an assisted living […]

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  • Safety HouseWorks Statement on COVID-19/Coronavirus Measures

    We want to assure you that we take the health and safety of every client seriously, and we are committed to making the home the safest place for you and your family. As such, we are actively monitoring the Coronavirus in all our locations. HouseWorks has taken the following precautions: Handwashing: Reinforced proper handwashing techniques […]

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  • Dementia • Innovation HouseWorks Virtual Reality Dementia Training featured on NBC

    NBC 10 Boston came to HouseWorks for a segment on our innovative new virtual reality dementia training for caregivers. This immersive new technology allows our caregiving staff to experience, first-hand, what living with dementia is like to form a better appreciation for their client’s with the disease and other memory loss conditions.

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  • Caregiving Recognizing National Family Caregivers Month

    HouseWorks’ CEO Andrea Cohen founded this company on the principle of delivering the highest quality in-home care. She personally cared for her loving parents. In a sense, they were HouseWorks’ first clients. There are countless people with stories about caring for a family member or friend. This is why we recognize families this November for […]

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