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How to Manage False Accusations Stemming From Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

It can come seemingly out of the blue: you set your loved one’s favorite tuna sandwich in front of her – light on the mayo, no onions – something that typically brings her happiness. But this time, she shoves the plate away and refuses to take a bite, insisting that you have poisoned the food. … Continue reading

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Senior Safety Tip: How to Know When to Venture Out During the Pandemic

After months of quarantining, social distancing and isolating from friends and family, stay-at-home orders are relaxed. But for seniors in particular, is it safe to consider heading out? Regrettably, there’s no cut-and-dry answer, and a number of criteria should be taken into consideration to come to the best decision that balances senior safety with the … Continue reading

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What You Should Consider Before Participating in Pet Therapy

Pet therapy, or animal-assisted therapy (AAT), is a type of treatment that utilizes the healing benefits of animals. The most popular pets for these are dogs, and sometimes cats. Although this therapy brings happiness and reduced anxiety and loneliness, there are many things that you should consider before participating in pet therapy offered by home care … Continue reading

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Caregiving: We Will Journey with You Until the End

Life, no matter how beautiful, always has an end. A life-limiting condition doesn’t have to make everyone sad and focus only on what’s going to happen next. It can also be an opportunity to see life in a more meaningful way. At Sage Home Care, a home care agency in Bethel CT, we make sure … Continue reading

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Oral Care for Seniors

As we age, it is important that we become more mindful of our health. Especially when it comes to oral health, we should give it our full attention as we only have one set of permanent teeth. Being a provider of home care in Bethel CT, we want to help seniors better maintain their oral … Continue reading

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