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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

Visual Hallucinations in the Elderly

Sep 12, 2016 by Dennis Patouhas

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Who Knew? Oral Sunscreen: A New Method to Skin Protection

Jun 16, 2016 by Dennis Patouhas

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Storing Food for Safety and Quality

Apr 10, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Because most of us probably don't know much about the proper ways to store and handle food. Read Article

Eating Disorders

Dec 19, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Includes types, signs and symptoms, health consequences, bullying, famous victims of ED, and treatment. Read Article

Tugging on Your Emotions-The Grandparent Scam

Dec 19, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Scammers targeting the elderly, posing as their grandchild and asking for money. Read Article

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

Health Consequences of Loneliness

Dec 11, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Loneliness is a universal human emotion, yet it is both complex and unique to each individual, according to Kendra Cherry of About.com. Loneliness has no common cause, so the preventions and treatments vary dramatically. In order … Read Article

Comfort Keepers© Offer Matchmaking Services for All Clients

Jul 31, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

That’s right, Comfort Keepers© are professionals in the matchmaking business, but maybe not the matchmaking you are thinking of. A skilled team of Comfort Keepers associates work hard at guaranteeing a perfect match for clients … 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

Honoring Seniors: A Celebration!

May 30, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

May is National Older Americans Month and there’s no better time to celebrate the miracle of age! According to the Administration on Aging, in 2009 there were 39.6 million Americans 65 years or older. They represented … 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

Senior Living Solutions in Baby Steps

Mar 26, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Reacting to a problem whether perceived or real that involves determining where your mom or dad should live next can uncork a river of issues and if you look carefully a treasure trove of solutions. … 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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