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SYNERGY HomeCare Blog

Our blog chronicles nearly every aspect of home care. From how seniors can live their best lives with confidence, to childcare, to trips to the grocery store, and even how seniors can create their autobiographies. It doesn't stop there. There's educational pieces, how-to guides, age and illness-specific information, stories of love and endurance to magic

August 19, 2021

With summer in our rearview mirror, we look forward to the opportunity to launch our annual September Fall Prevention Awareness campaign to remind seniors to review and assess their homes for hazards that could lead to a dangerous fall.  

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August 19, 2021

What’s the best life lesson your parents taught you? Maybe it was that honesty is the best policy. Or that there is an opportunity to learn from your mistakes. Or perhaps the value of adopting the practice of treating others as you would want to be treated. 

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August 16, 2021

Aging is one of the biggest inevitabilities of life, but still, we’re almost never prepared for it. This disconnect is probably one of the biggest hurdles for ourselves and our aging loved ones, and very often, it isn’t properly acknowledged or addressed. At SYNERGY HomeCare, we have called this the “awareness chasm.” A recent collaboration with Anne Asman, MS, a Gerontologist at the University of Utah, helps to explain the reasons behind this phenomenon. 

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August 13, 2021

As parents of adult children get older, it might be difficult for their loved ones to recognize when they need more help at home. Adult children often see their parents as a source of strength and independence, and it is hard to reach the conclusion that our parents are getting older and require support and assistance around the home that they’ve never needed before.

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August 01, 2021

The Mayo Clinic says that “about 1 in 3 adults in the United States provides care to other adults as informal caregivers.” Adults are not only caring for aging parents but also disabled or ill family members. These caregivers often provide full-time care while working full-time jobs and raising their families. 

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