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Family Caregivers: Tips for Planning a Successful Outing

For caregivers, planning an outing for your loved one might seem daunting. However, with proper steps, outings can be less stressful and more fun for the one you are caring for. Outings are important as being outside and social are important aspects of life. We’ll outline some tips below. Look into the Venue Before You[…]

Ways to Stay Connected When Providing Care

Communication is important for caregiving. Everyone involved in providing aid needs to be on the same page. It’s also important to stay in touch with the person receiving the aid. Physical distance and scheduling conflicts can make this harder for families to achieve. However, there are ways to stay in touch despite the distance. Journals[…]

How to Avoid Being Scammed

You Just Won! Send Money Now! How to Avoid Being Scammed Sound familiar? Any time you see these words (or a variation thereof) you should be on the alert for a scam. Seniors are especially targeted by scammers. Older people are often more trusting, more affluent, and available during the day, when many scammers call.[…]

The Benefits of Lemon Water

  We all know the importance of drinking water for our health, but did you know occasionally adding a splash of lemon to your glass of water provides these health benefits? Aids digestion – As we age, the acid in our stomach that aids in digestion declines. The acid from the lemons can supplement our[…]

Gardening Tips for Retirees

Spring is here. With spring comes new growth. For those that garden, it’s time to get back into it. However, as with most things, age can present new problems. Below are some tips to make gardening a bit easier. Invest in raised beds. These raised beds can help save the back from exertion by keeping[…]

The Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

Recent studies find that learning a musical instrument can be one of the best workouts for our mind and cognition. In addition, research shows that it can also benefit us physically as we age and of course we all know that music is good for the soul. A study from Northwestern University reveals that musicians[…]

The Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

Recent studies find that learning a musical instrument can be one of the best workouts for our mind and cognition. In addition, research shows that it can also benefit us physically as we age and of course we all know that music is good for the soul. A study from Northwestern University reveals that musicians[…]

The Benefits of Lemon Water

  We all know the importance of drinking water for our health, but did you know occasionally adding a splash of lemon to your glass of water provides these health benefits? Aids digestion – As we age, the acid in our stomach that aids in digestion declines. The acid from the lemons can supplement our[…]

How to avoid being scammed

You Just Won! Send Money Now! How to Avoid Being Scammed Sound familiar? Any time you see these words (or a variation thereof) you should be on the alert for a scam. Seniors are especially targeted by scammers. Older people are often more trusting, more affluent, and available during the day, when many scammers call.[…]

Congratulations to Kyle!

Proof of Care would like to congratulate Kyle for being awarded the “Serving Clients With Integrity’ award in December 2017! Kyle has consistently demonstrated the highest standards of care, compassion and integrity. Kyle is a skilled caregiver and a valued member of the Proof of Care team. Well Done Kyle!