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14 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET National Nutrition Month: Seniors Encouraged to Focus on Healthy Eating

With fast-food and convenience items galore, healthy eating and proper nutrition can be difficult at any age. But, for seniors, maintaining good...


16 Feb, 2017, 09:30 ET Two-Thirds of Seniors Have Been Scammed Online: Survey

Nearly 97 percent of seniors age 70 and older are using the internet at least once a week to check email, manage money and keep in touch via...


28 Jun, 2016, 10:01 ET Let's Talk About Driving: Plan Ahead to Help Keep Seniors Independent, Safe on the Road

 A new scratch on the bumper or avoiding activities that require leaving home are often the first signs that families should talk with their...


11 May, 2016, 14:58 ET Preventive Steps Can Avert Nearly Half of All Senior Hospitalizations

A recent study* published in the BMJ on Tuesday shows that "medical errors" in hospitals and other health care facilities may now be the third...


24 Feb, 2016, 10:00 ET Home Instead Senior Care® Named Top Senior Care Franchise of the Year

Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of in-home, nonmedical care services for seniors, was named the Top Senior Care...


02 Sep, 2015, 11:32 ET North American Businesses Offered Free Training to Become an Alzheimer's Friendly Business

Isolation can be an unfortunate reality for families taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. In a recent survey...


17 Mar, 2015, 10:00 ET Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity and Home Instead Senior Care Donate 6,000 Hours of Free In-Home Care to Families Living with Alzheimer's Disease

 More than 130 families coping with Alzheimer's disease will now receive much-needed support thanks to the Hilarity for Charity and Home...


21 Jan, 2015, 10:00 ET Half of Senior Hospitalizations Can Be Prevented

 Approximately half (49 percent) of hospitalizations among seniors could be prevented, according to a new study of nurses who work primarily...


07 Nov, 2014, 14:41 ET Home Instead Senior Care Advocates For Relationship-Based Care At G7 Global Dementia Legacy Event In Tokyo

Today Home Instead Senior Care® joined health care leaders from G7 governments in a global discussion about advancements in patient-care...


14 Oct, 2014, 10:48 ET Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity Teams Up with Home Instead Senior Care to Provide In-Home Care Grants to Families Living with Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Care Grant Program for 15 Million Eligible Family Caregivers in North America LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Hilarity for...


12 Aug, 2014, 09:40 ET Study Finds Most Families Wait Too Long to Begin Aging Conversations

 Approximately 80 million Americans are currently avoiding the end-of-life discussion with their aging parents. It's a conversation about...


28 May, 2014, 09:00 ET Nearly Half of Senior Home Accidents Are Preventable, According to Survey of Emergency Room Doctors

Nearly 20 million seniors aged 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries*, many of...


22 May, 2014, 14:27 ET Getting A Grip On Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation®, one in five adults in the U.S. lives with arthritis.  Of those diagnosed, 21 million reportedly...


05 May, 2014, 11:57 ET Paul Hogan, Home Instead Senior Care Chairman and Co-Founder, Challenges Alzheimer's Community to Provide Additional Support for Caregivers

 As the world population ages, diseases such as Alzheimer's become more prevalent. And with a surplus of people who need care, there is often a...


10 Feb, 2014, 12:43 ET New Relationship Research Available for Valentine's Day Coverage: Dating Too Difficult for Most Seniors

A new Marist Poll sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care revealed more than half (56 percent) of Americans 68 and older, the Greatest Generation,...


04 Feb, 2014, 08:30 ET Home Instead Senior Care® Named Top Franchisor of the Year

 Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of in-home, nonmedical care services for seniors, was named the Top Franchisor of...


15 Jan, 2014, 10:50 ET The Search is on for the Nation's Outstanding Senior Volunteer

Every day, senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving...


04 Dec, 2013, 08:00 ET Home Instead Senior Care Opens 1,000th Franchise Location and Expands into China

 Home Instead Senior Care®, the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, has reached a milestone in its...


04 Dec, 2013, 08:00 ET Home Instead Senior Care Opens 1,000th Franchise Location and Expands into China

Home Care Industry and Franchising Opportunities Grow to Meet Rising Demand TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Home Instead Senior Care®, the...


05 Nov, 2013, 13:14 ET Five Tips for the Family Caregiver

This November, in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month, Home Instead Senior Care® has some helpful advice for the 43 million...


21 Oct, 2013, 08:26 ET Home Instead Senior Care Introduces Confidence to Care for Families Providing Alzheimer's Care at Home

Free Smartphone App Provides Searchable Database of Alzheimer's Care Tips and Advice TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Home Instead Senior...


15 Oct, 2013, 09:45 ET Home Instead Senior Care Introduces Confidence to Care for Families Providing Alzheimer's Care at Home

 Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of home care services for seniors, is introducing Confidence to Care, a new book...


08 Jul, 2013, 09:00 ET Cleveland Woman Recognized with National Caregiving Award

 Jeannie Cleary-Burns was recently recognized nationally for her outstanding service through the 2013 Mary Steibel CAREGiverSM of the Year...


10 Jun, 2013, 10:00 ET Home Instead Senior Care® Franchise Network Expands into Mexico

 Home Instead Senior Care®, the world's leading provider of non-medical in-home care services for seniors, will soon be providing services...


20 May, 2013, 09:00 ET Who's At Risk?: Home Instead Senior Care Network Releases New Tools to Reduce Negative Health Effects Associated with Caregiver Distress

 The Home Instead Senior Care® network, the leading global provider of in-home non-medical care services for seniors, today...