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What Do ADLS and IADLS Mean?

When you or an aging loved one are in need of medical care, there are a lot of terms that are frequently used by providers that may not be fully understood by those receiving care. Two acronyms that may be important to understand as we age are ADLs and IADLs. 
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Six Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

In this article, we explore some simple steps you can take to brighten your days and night, so you can experience greater satisfaction in your role while you bring comfort and care to others and…
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3 Tips to Prevent Senior Loneliness

About 14.3 million older adults (28%) live alone and are at risk of feeling lonely. Exasperated by the pandemic, social distancing further weakened relationships and fostered isolation among many. Senior adult populations are particularly vulnerable…
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Constellation Private Duty Receives 2022 Best of Home Care® – Employer of Choice Award

Norwalk, CT – Constellation Private Duty* has received the 2022 Best of Home Care – Employer of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The Employer of Choice Award is granted only to the top-ranking home…
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Aging in Place: How to Stay Safe at Home

Being able to age in the comfort of home is the goal for many individuals. According to AARP, “90% of older adults nationwide want to remain in their homes for as long as possible.” At…
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Signs Your Aging Parents Need Help at Home

Seniors want to hold on to their independence for as long as possible, which requires loved ones to pay particular attention to signs that they might need help at home. It’s often a traumatic event…
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In-home Assistance: Partners in Care

As expectations have shifted in the face of the coronavirus, daily life for everyone has changed, including those residing in assisted living facilities. Where residents were once encouraged to engage with their communities and enjoy…
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