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Home Health Care Can Work for You or Your Loved One: Dismissing the Myths That Say Otherwise

December 10, 2015

  To lose your independence is a terrible thing. Between leaving your home, sacrificing your ability to come and go as you please and the forfeiture of privacy, moving into a nursing home or extended care facility can be stressful and dreaded. But it isn’t the only option for you or your loved one. In […]

Help Seniors De-Stress: Therapeutic & Relaxing Activities for the Elderly

December 3, 2015

  The Effect of Stress on the Body Each age group is affected by stress differently. While the younger generations are more prone to feel stress in the form of panic attacks, irritability or sadness, seniors are more likely to experience chronic muscle aches and pains, headaches, chest pain, a pounding heart, sleeping difficulties, weight […]

Overwhelmed with Eldercare?

May 6, 2015

You’ve probably heard the expression, “It Takes a Village” well, it’s true. Eldercare is complicated, while aging is universal, every situation is unique and requires a different combination of resources and solutions. As people live longer, more of us will encounter the harrowing experience of trying to provide care for a loved one at home. Individuals caring […]

Finding the Best Caregiver for you

May 4, 2015

“Finding the Best Caregiver for you?” How Granny Nannies finds the most suited caregiver for you. Finding a trained, capable and honest caregiver to care for you or your loved one is often a stressful task. There are many agencies out there offering and promising the best care. How do you know that the agency […]

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April 1, 2015

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month A valuable resource for more information is the National Parkinson’s Foundation – http://www.parkinson.org. The foundation offers a tremendous amount of information on their website, educational programs and support groups throughout the United States.  To find a support group near you, visit http://www.parkinson.org/Search-Pages/Chapter-Locator  if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s […]

Winter and Its Effect on Seniors

January 9, 2015

As we prep our home for the cold winter months ahead, we need to remind ourselves that our older loved ones need an additional hand. Whether you are a plane ride away or only a mile apart, Granny NANNIES specializes in the assisted living of aging seniors and has the expertise, compassion and patience to […]