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Signs Your Loved Ones May Need a Caregiver

When you’re visiting for the holidays, be on the lookout for age-related decline. These subtle signs may indicate your loved one could benefit from in-home care.

Planning to Hire a Caregiver on Your Own? Know the Risks

When it comes to in-home care, you have choices. You could hire on your own, use a placement agency or registry, or use a home-care agency like Extended Family. Hiring on your own, however, comes with legal risks for you and your family. Unfortunately, many families don’t find out about the legal risks and pitfalls […]

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Managing the Risk Factors for Stroke

Although a stroke can come with warning signs, it can be too late by the time you notice. The signs and symptoms can come on rapidly and create terrifying situations. The best thing you can do is understand the risk factors for stroke and how best to manage them. High Blood Pressure – High blood […]

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Wellness Corner – Tips & Tricks to Help Calm the Nerves

Ever felt nervous about a work project, a doctor appointment or being late for a meeting? Everyone feels anxious sometimes and the result can be headaches, stomach upset, a racing heartbeat or feeling miserably tense. At times like this, you want to calm down — but how? For ongoing anxiety, learning and practicing yoga and […]

I Survived The Longest Day

June 1st – June 22nd 2022 Help us raise funds for Alzheimer’s awareness and support.Buy a shirt today for yourself, a family member, or friend! All monies earned from this fundraiser will support the Alzheimer’s Association. The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. On June 21, people from […]

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Extended Family Awarded 2022 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice!

[2/1/2022] Media Contact: Malissa Bodmann Email: Extended Family Receives 2022 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award Portsmouth, NH – Extended Family announced today that it has received the 2022 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The Provider of Choice Award is granted only to […]

Lifestyle Factors That Improve Brain Health

As we age, it becomes increasingly important to take proper care of our brain health in addition to how we’re caring for our bodies and physical health. For seniors who are working to stay healthy, making better choices that lead to boosting your mind functionality all starts with a few simple lifestyle changes. Read on […]

In Home Care Tips: Creating a Safer Home for Your Aging Loved Ones

If you have a senior loved one who lives at home, you are going to want to take all the necessary precautions to make sure they remain safe. It is wonderful that your senior gets to age in the comfort of their own home! Still, making their home as safe as possible should be a […]

Ways for Seniors to Stay Active in Colder Months

When winter rolls around, it tends to be a little more difficult for seniors to stay active, especially compared to the warmer seasons! While warmer temperatures make getting outside easier, winter does not have to be boring or inactive. We are sharing some of our best tips below just for seniors who want to stay […]

How to Help Your Senior Plan for the New Year

Can you believe it? 2021 is here! Right now, is the perfect time to sit back and reflect on this past year with your senior loved one. For this new year, you should consider working with your senior to set goals specific to improving their overall health, both physically and mentally. Your senior’s wellness goals […]