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5 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Social Isolation

Importance of In-Home Care

For some elderly individuals, moving out of their home and into assisted living or a nursing home is the healthiest and safest choice. For others, it may not be a cut and dried. In fact, in-home care may be the best option.

Seniors’ Unmet Needs

According to gerontologists, the term "unmet needs" refers to the required help or care that is needed but not received. This can run the gamut from help with home maintenance to assist with maintaining health. It can include such things as assistance with finances, shopping, medications, and more.

Communication and Dementia Care

The process can be slow and tedious taking twists and turns that can be frightening or alarming for both you and your loved one. What has been normal communication for decades begins to change and the new normal keeps changing.
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