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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

Thyroid Cancer Awareness

January 18, 2017

Bringing awareness to a cause begins with understanding, in this case the ins and outs of a prevalent cancer in our communities, Thyroid Cancer. At TLFC we feel that the first step to awareness and in turn prevention, is education, and that is exactly what we hope to provide for…read more

Memoirs of Pink Nail Polish -When Dementia hits home

April 25, 2016

Memoirs of Pink Nail polish- When Dementia hits home Julie Westcott She was the traditional Irish Catholic Grandmother, the matriarch of our family. Need I say more? She was a sister, a wife, a mother, a grandmother (many times over), a great grandmother (still going) and a natural caregiver. Her…read more

Caregiver Grief

April 25, 2016

https://www.seniorhousingforum.net/blog/2015/4/2/caregiver-grief

Summer fun and safety

May 19, 2015

The warmer weather brings great opportunities to get seniors outside to enjoy the weather and remain active.  After a long winter, all of us are ready to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine.  It is good for the spirit and for the body since sunlight generates Vitamin D, important for…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

Homemaker/Companion

April 9, 2013

Summary:  The Companion is a front line position acting as a representative for Tender Loving Family Care, Inc. and providing the services offered by the company.  The Companion duties are not limited to those listed, as the position has a wide scope of duties at times dependent on the client…read more

Dealing with Diabetes During the Holiday

December 4, 2012

 The holiday season always brings family and friends together, along with tastey food.  However, the focus on food and eating during the  season can be tough for those dealing with diabetes.  Remember that holiday meals and traditions don’t have to disrupt your diabetes control.  With a little preparation you will …read more

Fiber for Fall

October 23, 2012

As we grow older, the same basic principles to eating healthy continue to apply with just a few minor adjustments. Older adults have an increased need for dietary fiber. Constipation is a common concern among the aging population. Increasing the fiber in your diet can help combat this problem. Fruits,…read more