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

Tips and Techniques for Alzheimer’s Communication

April 30, 2015

With Alzheimer’s Disease, communication may be more challenging which makes it important to learn different techniques to better understand the one you are caring for and so they can understand you. Even with the best intentions, sometimes the way we communicate can lead to a  negative outcome.  Trying to direct…read more

Is an Adult Day Program right for your loved one?

March 10, 2015

Adult Day Programs are becoming more and more popular as our seniors live longer and continue to age in place.  According to the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA), there are nearly 6,000 such programs in the country, up from just 4,500 in 2010.  And enrollment in these programs has…read more

Happy New Year 2015!

January 5, 2015

We hope everyone has had a safe and fun holiday season! Now that the new year has rolled around, we think it’s the best time to kick off the new year with some new, positive changes! Here are some of our New Years Resolutions we would like to share with…read more