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Help Improve your Life with Hearing Aids

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Do you find yourself always asking other people to repeat what they say to you? Do you often thing people are mumbling when you’re having conversations? Do others complain you’re watching TV or listening to music too loudly? If you answer yes to any of the above, it could be that hearing aids could help… Read more

Getting Your Sleep: Why it’s Important Even as You Age

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Each spring we set our clocks ahead one hour, and it’s easy to remember how the time changes with this rhyme: Fall behind, spring ahead Lose an hour in the bed. It seems that after the change to Daylight Savings Time many people have a hard time adjusting their sleep habits, feeling tired or drowsy… Read more

Piedmont Home Care Receives National Recognition as Provider and Employer of Choice

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As a family owned, locally operated home care service, Piedmont Home Care has always made it a priority to treat every employee and client just like family. We are dedicated to providing compassionate care and stand by our motto of being professional, honest, compassionate. That commitment to care and service was recently recognized by Home… Read more

Dealing with Downsizing: Tips for Making the Process Easier

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Owning a home is one part of the American Dream that many people are fortunate enough to enjoy. A house with a yard for your kids to play in is fun when you’re young, but as you get older (and the house ages as well) the maintenance and upkeep of the home itself, not to… Read more

Beating the Winter Blues

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As the days get shorter around the winter solstice, the decreased amount of sunlight hours and colder temperatures tend to make people feel lethargic and more down in spirit. It’s no coincidence that the holidays we celebrate in winter are full of lights. From the menorah of Hanukkah to the advent wreaths of Christmas, candles… Read more

Why In-Home Caregiving Might Be The Career For You

If there’s a silver lining to the COVID Lockdowns, it’s that people coming back to work are hunting for the careers they actually want. Nobody ever wanted a dreary, dead-end gig. They know the right jobs are out there – ones that feed their passions, give them a sense of purpose, and where they have… Read more

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

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No one ever wants to have to think about what life would be like with a serious, terminal illness. But as with most things in life, we don’t always get to choose exactly what path our lives will take. One thing we can choose, however, is how we will face life’s challenges. November is National… Read more

Benefits of Post-Surgery Rehab at Home

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Surgical procedures, while extremely beneficial, can take a toll on the body. Whether you are having a joint replacement, heart surgery, a procedure to treat cancer, or some other type of surgery, you can expect your body to need time after the procedure to heal and gain back your strength. Many types of procedures also… Read more

Stages Of Caring For Seniors With Alzheimer’s & Dementia

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I noticed she was repeating herself many times during the same conversation. She’d always been a lively talker, full of stories. And her eyes still sparkled with that intelligence and sense of wonder that I’d always liked about her. But as she finished this story again, there was a moment when everyone else at the… Read more

Help For The Caregivers: At Home Respite Care

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Being the primary at-home caregiver for a senior is a tough gig. You love them, and you want to be there for them as much as possible. But it’s hard to give them the care they deserve and still live your own life. Some people start to feel isolated, burnt out and, at worse, secretly… Read more

Easy Tips for Better Eye Health

It’s a fact of life that our vision gets worse as we get older. Just as your body is less flexible and you can’t reach down to touch your toes like you could when you were 10 years old, the muscles around your eye get more rigid with age, making it harder to focus or… Read more

Aging in Place

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The term ‘aging in place’ means that a senior citizen is able to live in the residence they prefer. For most Americans, this obviously means living at home. Some of the best things about growing older involve cultivating deeper relationships and new creative pursuits, all of which are easier to do when the elder has… Read more

The Rising Popularity of In-Home Care Services

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The popularity of Home Health Care Services is undeniable. More and more, the aging population of the United States prefers to utilize skilled caregivers in the comfort of their homes, and for good reasons. The cost savings, the emotional benefits to the client and their families, and the one-on-one attention that professional at-home caregivers provide… Read more

Cataracts — A Treatable Vision Issue

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Have you felt like your vision is getting more blurry? Are you starting to see double, and not just the first few minutes of waking up? If so, you’re not alone. 24.4 million Americans over the age of 40 have had cataracts, and about half of all Americans will have had cataracts by the age… Read more

5 Strategies To Improve an Alzheimer Patient’s Quality of Life

Alzheimer’s and Dementia are serious illnesses that take a heavy emotional toll on both the client and their family care takers. The uncertain nature of the diseases and the wide array of symptoms makes these illnesses extremely challenging. Fortunately, Piedmont Home Care is here to help. In this article, our Alzheimer’s and Dementia Home Care… Read more