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Aromatherapy to help reduce falls in the elderly

“Nursing home residents who continuously wore a lavender-scented aromatherapy patch were less likely to fall in a recent study from Japan. The aroma was so faint that only the person wearing the patch could sense it. A fresh patch was affixed to the person’s clothing near the neck every day for a year. Lavender essential […]

 3 Life Lessons You Can Learn By Riding a Bike

A few weeks ago my youngest daughter, Alaina, learned to ride a big-girl 2-wheeler, no training wheels bicycle! As I watched her experience the joy of the wind in her hair and pride of pedaling for the first time, a few life lessons occurred to me. I thought I’d share those with you. When the […]

Employing Caregivers in Darien, IL Could Prevent Falls and Keep Seniors Safe in Their Own Homes

When a loved one cannot move through their own home safely, it may be the perfect time to employ a caregiver. They can offer safety, ease, company and dependability, all from the comforts of the seniors own family home. This can also reduce any stress and anxiety the rest of the family may be feeling. […]

Caregivers Darien, IL: Elderly Alcohol And Substance Abuse

Alcohol and drug abuse is being labeled as a national epidemic. It is presumed that ten percent of our population in this country abuse alcohol.