Monthly Archives September 2012

Aging in Place: I want to stay in my own home

It’s a funny thing, at least for people who are parents, how as you get older, the tables can turn. The child you lovingly watched over may now be doing the same to you, which can be rather disconcerting at times. Especially if your children are telling you that they don’t think your home is safe anymore and you are determined to stay in it as long as possible — the term used these days is aging in place. Priscilla and Bill Ambrose, who are in their mid-seventies, are perfectly happy in the 200-year-old colonial they’ve lived in for the
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Categories: Blog and Planning for Retirement and Beyond.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Consultant Darlene Field to speak at the Maine Senior Expo

Darlene Field, a well-known consultant and trainer will be presenting a 2 hour session entitled “Living with a Loved One with Dementia” at 11 am on Tuesday September 25th at the Maine Senior Expo being held at The Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport, Maine. Darlene is being sponsored by Advantage Home Care, who is also a sponsor for the fair. You can also visit the Advantage booth at the fair to sign up for a drawing for a gift certificate from LL Bean and also learn how we can help you and your loved one manage the challenges of living
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Downsizing Your Mother’s Home

When you’ve lived a long, full life, chances are you have the “stuff” to prove it. Packed away in the attic, strewn about the cellar and garage, scattered throughout your entire home. If you’re like most people, just the thought of having to deal with it is overwhelming, let alone actually tackling the project. When it’s your parent’s house that needs to be cleaned out, the task is somehow even more daunting.
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Categories: Blog and Planning for Retirement and Beyond.

Join Us at the Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 22nd

Advantage Home Care is a Silver sponsor of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s that is being held on Saturday, September 22nd at Payson Park on Back Bay in Portland. We are hoping to have a team of 50 people at the walk to support this important event as well as raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. Please go to www.alz.org/walk to sign up to walk and/or make a donation. Stop by the Advantage Home Care booth  on the day of the walk to say hello.
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