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July 31, 2018

Aging and Illnesses – There is no getting around it. Unfortunately, conversations preparing us for Aging or Illnesses often do not happen. At least not as soon as they should.  Whether about long-term senior care and finances, health care, end-of-life decisions, driving, or basic safety around measures around the house. The best…read more

Do I Stay or Leave?

June 30, 2018

Tender Loving Family Care services people in their home, assisted living homes, nursing homes and even over 55 senior communities. We are called anyplace where folks feel they need extra help. 99.9% of the people we talk to want to stay at home. Is this really the best decision, especially…read more

Are you Retiring with Purpose?

May 31, 2018

What is motivating you to find a retirement job, money, boredom or both? Retiree’s are not counting the days to retirement but counting the days to a new future with purpose. A more fulfilling phase of their life!  Consider these 4 points before Retirement Starting Your Own Business Work history…read more

Listen Up Baby Boomers

April 21, 2018

For many Baby Boomers life has become a juggling act. The joy of their first grandchild becomes overshadowed by a recent call that Mom or Dad has had a sudden heart attack, stroke or diagnosed with early stages of Alzheimers. Working out the logistics of helping all the family members,…read more

In Case You Forget…

March 31, 2018

Does memory have to be one of the first things to go as you age? Here are several ways to work on exercising your brain to help maintain or even create an even sharper memory than before.   When creating lists, such as a grocery list, or addresses lists, try to keep…read more

Time For Potty Talk!

February 20, 2018

What is one of the scariest feelings Seniors share? You guessed it! Falling!   We have found one of the most dreaded culprits is the bathroom. On a daily basis, we hear your Mom or Dad say they never want to go to an institutional facility. The bathroom is a…read more

Osteoporosis Part 2

December 13, 2017

Osteoporosis part 2 Last months Blog, we reviewed the definition of osteoporosis. To summarize, osteoporosis is the overall loss of calcium in the bones over time. Loss of calcium in women begins at about age 23 to 25 and for men, about age 35. Unfortunately, women lose more calcium after…read more

What is Osteoporosis? Part 1

November 24, 2017

What is osteoporosis? Part 1 by Dr. John Klibanoff Orthopedic Surgeon Rochester, NY  To understand this condition and how we treat it you need some background information. Osteoporosis is a condition of the bone. Bone is made up of living tissue, the cells, and nonliving tissue – primarily calcium and some…read more

National Kidney Awareness Month

March 3, 2017

The commencement of the March month brings with it budding new life, in the form of Spring, as well as new focuses on bringing awareness to a cause. March has been designated National Kidney Awareness Month, and with being said, your family here at TLFC would like to dedicate this…read more

Children of Alzheimer’s: Offering Supportive Services

February 17, 2017

By Julie C. Westcott COO/ Administrator Healthcare organizations need to recognize and acknowledge the impact that placing a loved one with Alzheimer’s has on families and find ways to assist and support them. I’ve seen it so many times it’s almost predictable, and it’s heart-wrenching to watch. Their mom has…read more