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Advantage Home Care Supports the Portland Walk to End Alzheimers

On Saturday September 22nd the staff of Advantage Home Care and their family members participated in the Portland Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Payson Park in Portland. 13 staff members and their families, a total of 27 people made the walk. The company also raised over $2100 for this great cause. If you would like to make a contribution, go to the Alzheimer’s Association website at www.alz.org/mainechapter to learn how to support this great organization.
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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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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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Visit the Advantage Home Care Booth at the Southern Maine Senior Expo

Advantage Home Care will be a sponsor, exhibitor and session provider at the upcoming Southern Maine Senior Expo to be held on Tuesday, September 25th from 10 am to 7 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Freeport, ME. Advantage will be sponsoring at 2 hour session about “Caring for a Loved One with Dementia by noted Alzheimer’s and dementia authority, Darlene Field from 11 am to 1 pm, so be sure to get there in time. The expo will feature free flu shots: a AAA Driving School, a number of great raffles and educational   sessions on topics like estate
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Difficult Conversations

It isn’t easy telling a parent you think it’s time to stop driving or that you’re worried about him or her living alone. That’s why many adult children either put it off or have repeated conversations that go nowhere. Learn how to have a meaningful conversation that benefits both you and your loved one on the Advantage Home Care Blog.
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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia Workshop

Presented by: Darlene Field, Alzheimer Care Consultant This is a workshop for families and friends caring for someone with dementia. Caregivers struggle to meet the needs of their loved ones by providing care at home, utilizing home care agency staff , or placement in long term care. Each of these situations presents challenges. This interactive workshop will help answer the difficult questions and situations that families struggle with daily. When a loved one has dementia . . . How do you accomplish care, pay bills, provide for safety? How do you communicate, deal with anger, avoid lies? Accomplish the tasks
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Advantage Home Care Receives “Best of Home Care” Award

Portland, ME – May 2, 2012, 2010 – Advantage Home Care today announced that it has been recognized with Home Care Pulse’s “Best of Home Care” distinction. Awarded to the top 25% of agencies in client and employee satisfaction scores from Home Care Pulse, Advantage Home Care is now ranked among a select few of the best agencies in the country. “We know that sometimes it is difficult to make care decisions when you don’t have specific experience with an agency. It was our goal to provide families with the ability to make an informed decision, have tangible ways to
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