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MONTHLY HIGH FIVE!

By Mike Beckett | May 13, 2021 | Comments Off on MONTHLY HIGH FIVE!

  Congratulations Rachel Greenway! Our May 2021 High Five Award Recipient! This month, our High Five goes out to Rachel Greenway! Rachel joined the Fresh Perspective Home Care family about 6 months ago. In this short time, she has acquired a wide range of caregiver skills and grown to be recognized as one of our […]

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Fresh Perspective Home Care Featured in AAA Insider May Newsletter!

By Mike Beckett | May 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Fresh Perspective Home Care Featured in AAA Insider May Newsletter!
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Recently, The Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan (known as 4AM) selected Fresh Perspective Home Care to be featured in their AAA Insider May Newsletter as the Affiliate Member Spotlight! 4AM is a statewide association that advocates on behalf of our Michigan seniors. They are a collective voice and action to promote healthy aging, […]

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Have You Stopped to Think About Your Own Self-Care Goals?

By Shelly Nutter | May 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Have You Stopped to Think About Your Own Self-Care Goals?
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When was the last time you thought about self-care? Your teen has a game and wants you there. Your younger child needs your help with a research project. Your boss needs you to work overtime again. Your spouse has a business function and doesn’t want to go alone. During all of this, you’re also helping […]

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Get Out This Spring

By Mike Beckett | Apr 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Get Out This Spring

In most parts of the country, we are seeing the signs of spring everywhere. Birds are back, singing brightly each morning; flowers are starting to bloom, whether it’s tulips or dandelions; Temps are rising, and days are getting longer. It’s been a long, hard winter for many of our elderly population as events remained cancelled, […]

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FREE FAMILY CAREGIVER ON-LINE LEARNING TOOLS

By Mike Beckett | Apr 13, 2021 | Comments Off on FREE FAMILY CAREGIVER ON-LINE LEARNING TOOLS

The Family Learning Center is a free tool to help family and friends learn how to better care for their loved ones. Topics include: Memory Care, Caregiver Basics, First Aid, Medical Conditions, and Assistance with Daily Care to name a few. This valuable learning tool not only provides insight into the challenges faced by those […]

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MONTHLY HIGH FIVE!

By Mike Beckett | Apr 13, 2021 | Comments Off on MONTHLY HIGH FIVE!

  Congratulations to Kelly Kroll Our April 2021 High Five Award Recipient! Kelly was selected as our High Five Award recipient for the month of April because of her consistent dedication and high level of compassion with which she delivers such excellent care to her clients. Kelly has been part of our Fresh Perspective Home […]

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FRESH PERSPECTIVE APRIL TEAM UPDATE

By Mike Beckett | Apr 12, 2021 | Comments Off on FRESH PERSPECTIVE APRIL TEAM UPDATE

Congratulations to our newest Caregivers. Welcome to the Fresh Perspective Home Care Team! 03/01/2021 – Chris Verile 03/19/2021 – Megan Fuller 03/25/2021 – Kerri Bailey Happy April Birthday Wishes: 04/06 – Megan Fuller 04/16 – Joan Pettit 04/17 – Latasha May 04/17 – Cassie Lawton 04/25 – Ronda Wemus And a big THANK YOU to […]

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Technology That Can Help Your Mom With Aging Alone

By Shelly Nutter | Apr 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Technology That Can Help Your Mom With Aging Alone

As of 2018, approximately 14.3 million older adults lived alone. Of those, 9.5 million were women. If your mom’s expressed the desire to age at home, she’s not the only one. Around 44 percent of U.S. women who are 75 or older were living alone in 2018. Living alone doesn’t have to mean risking your […]

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When Mom Can’t Swallow, Here’s What to Do

By Shelly Nutter | Mar 25, 2021 | Comments Off on When Mom Can’t Swallow, Here’s What to Do

Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease comes with many challenges. At its most severe, Alzheimer’s may cause your mother or father to have difficulty swallowing. This happens concurrently with a loss of interest in food. Don’t panic. There are many ways to mitigate this issue. Try some of the following: Introduce Soft Foods There are many foods that […]

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Using Music to Keep the Mind in Shape

By Shelly Nutter | Mar 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Using Music to Keep the Mind in Shape

We might all listen to very different kinds of music, but research has shown that listening to, performing, and enjoying music in any of its myriad of forms, keeps the brain engaged in the aging process. It is a workout for the brain in a way that’s similar to physical activity being a workout for […]

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