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Encouraging Independence Essential to Senior’s Quality of Life

Apr 7, 2018 by Dennis Patouhas

Seniors who can do for themselves are typically more content with life than those who depend fully on others. That’s the basis for the in-home senior care services of Comfort Keepers® of Greenwich. Our compassionate … Read Article

Shedding Light On Seasonal Depression: What Seniors Can Do To Relieve Symptoms

Feb 7, 2017 by Dennis Patouhas

The shorter, darker days of late fall and winter bring on the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a form of depression that affects 4 to 6 percent of Americans. While more common among younger … Read Article

THE EYES HAVE IT!!! Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians: Who Do You See and Why?

May 31, 2016 by Dennis Patouhas

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How Visits With Your Parents Can Avoid Crisis In The Future

Dec 30, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Greenwich, CT – When the holidays roll around we tend to get some pretty panicked calls from children of seniors who visit Mom and Dad only to realize that all may not be the way … Read Article

Don’t Let Heat Exhaustion Slow You Down

Jun 29, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

This warmer weather sure does have us feeling good—but when it comes to senior living solutions and heat, it’s important to be aware of extreme outdoor elements and how they may effect an elderly individual’s … Read Article

Dealing with Arthritis for Seniors: Ways to Ease the Pain

Jun 18, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

As we age, our bodies go through physical changes that often pose physical challenges. Living with arthritis can be both painful and emotionally taxing on seniors. In May, we focused on the top five common … Read Article

Having the Senior Care Discussion: Downsizing for Safety

May 10, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Middle aged adults and their elderly parents often have trouble communicating effectively when starting a conversation about senior care. Misunderstandings may occur in part due to conflicting ideas on how an elderly parent should maneuver … Read Article

How to Help Seniors Brace Against Winter Weather

Mar 13, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Seniors are particularly vulnerable during the harsh winters of the Northeast, including greater Lower Fairfield County. But you can help senior loved ones weather winter by helping them prepare and keeping a watchful eye on … Read Article

How Families Can Prepare The Senior's Home For Cold Weather

Dec 18, 2012 by Dennis Patouhas

The cold season is coming quickly, and it’s important to make sure seniors and their homes are prepared for the change in weather. As people age, bodies become more susceptible to illness and physical changes … Read Article

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