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Trees: A Symbol of Life & Memory

Today, we celebrate Arbor Day, a national holiday commemorating the beauty and life of trees and nature. At A Place At Home, we honor the holiday with our deeply rooted connection with the Arbor Day Foundation.  The roots of a tree hold powerful meaning; they nourish and create stability for the tree, building the foundation … Read more

Diabetes Awareness Month: Helping Seniors Manage Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! As seniors age, they are more likely to develop diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes high blood sugar levels and affects the body’s ability to produce insulin. Managing diabetes can be difficult for seniors who may have some degree of decreased vision or cognitive impairment. This blog post … Read more

Caregiver Burnout Prevention

The first step to being an awesome caregiver is caring for yourself.  Caregivers sometimes feel overwhelmed with the responsibility of caring for their loved ones. They’re often providing support for someone else’s needs without recharging between tasks. This can lead to the feeling of being overworked and overwhelmed physically and emotionally—commonly known as burnout. Caregiver … Read more

September is Healthy Aging Month

Healthy Aging Month is about raising awareness about how older adults can live healthier, happier lives. The start of a new school year is the perfect time to celebrate Healthy Aging Month since people are motivated by back-to-school memories and are more inclined towards starting something new. Seniors are encouraged to stay healthy and learn … Read more