North Worcester County Alzheimer’s Partnership Spring Education Forum

An Educational Forum for Caregivers and Professionals Wednesday, April 16th 9:00am – 11:30am Fidelity Bank Conference Room 9 Leominster Connector Leominster, MA 9:00 am: Registration & Refreshments 9:30-11:00 am: Navigating the Continuum of Care: Community Resources for Families Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease 11:00 am: Questions and Answers Join us and learn about the… Read More

10 Questions to Ask a Home Care Provider

When selecting a home healthcare agency, it is important to know what questions to ask. Hiring in-home care requires due diligence. By educating yourself, you can determine your needs and find a qualified reputable agency that employs caregivers who will care for your loved one with compassion and skill. Start by acquiring the names of… Read More

Ten Summer Health Tips for Seniors to Beat the Heat

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As we age, we should be more aware of the potential health risks that are uniquely associated with both our age and the changing seasons. While people of all ages face specific health risks, seniors have particular health risks that need to be understood and monitored, especially in the heat of the summer. Here are… Read More

Three Tips for the Vision Impaired

With old age comes the possibility of deterioration in eyesight and becoming vision impaired. This can affect a person’s independence; however, if you take into consideration small number of tips you can help your relative to remain as independent as possible. Changes will obviously depend on the severity of the difficulties. At home Ensure that… Read More

Support for family caregivers — those caring for their elderly parents

When an elderly relative requires extra care and attention, it does not affect just the individual; it can also impact on the family caregivers / family members caring for them. As more and more people become family caregivers there are more resources available to support them. Here are some basic tips on how to support… Read More