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Kitchen Safety-12 Tips for Alzheimers Families

October 6, 2018

Kitchen Safety-12 Tips for Alzheimers Families 1.) Remove spices or medicines from the counter tops 2.) Keep cleaning supplies in a locked place. 3.) Remove scissors and knives from counter tops and drawers. 4.) Put labels on the cabinets. 5.) Install a shut-off valve (for a gas stove) or a…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

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

Helping Locally at Canal View Albion

December 5, 2016

Helping Locally At Canal View Albion, NY Annika D’Andrea President/CEO of Tender Loving Family Care, LLC is the new owner of the Erie Canal Schoolhouse. This schoolhouse was once St. Mary’s Catholic School, a Bed and Breakfast (B&B) and currently an Assisted Living and Family Type Home for Adults.  D’Andrea…read more

Intergenerational Advantages : For All Ages

October 9, 2016

TLFC Intergenerational Day Program for Children and Seniors As the baby boom generation ages and the next generation waits until their late 30s to start a family, more and more new parents find themselves sandwiched between the pressures of work and the care and costs of their young children and…read more

“Just Do It”- Take the keys

October 2, 2016

“JUST DO IT” – Take the keys     It’s not as easy as that, I know. However someone has to be the bad guy for the greater good. I’m not sure what’s more difficult, taking the keys away from someone that has cognitive decline and they cannot rationalize the…read more

Where to Start

June 25, 2016

Aging and Illnesses – There is no getting around it. Unfortunately, conversations about preparing for aging/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 safety around the house. The best advice is to plan carefully and…read more

Spring into Healthy Habits

April 1, 2016

After kicking the winter blues it is now time to start preparing for Spring! As we are getting excited for the warmer weather and trading in our snow boots for our Easter Bonnets we also need to get back into our Healthy Habits. Spring gives us warm sunshine and beautiful…read more

What is a Family Type Home (FTH)?

December 24, 2015

Our Family Type Homes are not nursing facilities, but instead a home in which our residents live with up to six other adults in a fun and friendly environment. We consider all residents a part of our extended family. In our homes we help residents maintain their dignity while aging. We…read more

Can We Reduce Our Risks #2 Healthy daily diet

August 31, 2015

Tip #2: Healthy daily diet Alzheimer & dementia study cont.   Just like the rest of your body the brain needs a nutritious diet to operate at peak performance.  Focus on eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, lean protein and healthy fats.  Eating habits that reduce inflammation and provide…read more