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Prairie River Home Care Developed “ProActive Steps” to Reduce Fall Risks

By Lori Seeman | Dec 9, 2013 | Comments Off on Prairie River Home Care Developed “ProActive Steps” to Reduce Fall Risks

Falls are often a major concern when it comes to frail or elderly seniors. A fall can also result in significant pain, disability and even a potential unplanned stay in the hospital. Elderly or frail seniors who experience one fall will have two-thirds of a chance of falling again within six months and about fifty…

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Home Care Services in Hutchinson, MN

Backup Generators for Winter and Elder Care in Hutchinson, MN

By Lori Seeman | Dec 6, 2013 | Comments Off on Backup Generators for Winter and Elder Care in Hutchinson, MN

During the winter, the electricity may have a tendency to go out due to storms or even accidents. If you have an elderly loved one who lives in a cold climate, then it’s important that they are prepared for any problems that may arise. A portable generator is a great idea for elder care, though…

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Home Care Services in St. Cloud, MN

Tips to Prepare the Home for Home Care Services in Rochester, MN

By Lori Seeman | Nov 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Tips to Prepare the Home for Home Care Services in Rochester, MN

You’ve decided that your mother needs help in order to stay in her home. She’s been having trouble with some routine and basic tasks and while you’ve done what you can to help out, you aren’t able to provide the level of care that she needs at this time. So you decided to hire home…

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Family Caregivers and Others Who Care Deeply About Their Loved Ones

By Lori Seeman | Nov 28, 2013 | Comments Off on Family Caregivers and Others Who Care Deeply About Their Loved Ones

There is a wonderful book available that was written by Ms. Susan Gangsei called “The Light in the Middle of the Tunnel”.  The book was written as a tribute to the many caregivers who shared their personal stories with Susan about caring for a family member or a loved one with the serious conditions from…

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Caregivers in Marshall, MN

Setting Limits to Avoid Caregiver Stress in Marshall, MN

By Lori Seeman | Nov 22, 2013 | Comments Off on Setting Limits to Avoid Caregiver Stress in Marshall, MN

Taking on the role of a family caregiver can be a great responsibility. It can also be a royal pain in the you-know-what, but at the end of the day, you’re doing it because you want to be there to support your loved one, but you might also think that you’ll be saving a lot…

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Home Care Services in Marshall, MN

What to Do When You Feel You Have No Good Elderly Care Options in Hutchinson, MN

By Lori Seeman | Nov 14, 2013 | Comments Off on What to Do When You Feel You Have No Good Elderly Care Options in Hutchinson, MN

Living in a rural community can make you sometimes feel very fortunate to be away from the hustle and bustle of big city life. However, at times you may also feel that this lifestyle leaves you with far fewer options than you might have if you were living in those big cities. When it comes…

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Home Care in Hutchinson, MN

Home Care Services in Marshall, MN: Home Care and Respite Care

By Lori Seeman | Nov 6, 2013 | Comments Off on Home Care Services in Marshall, MN: Home Care and Respite Care

Home care and respite care are two different things, but each one enables the elderly loved one to continue living comfortably in their own home. There are differences between and similarities between both of these types of care. Home care services – this is where a home care worker comes to the elderly senior’s home…

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Blaine MN – Job Fair/Open House – HHA/CNA/PCA's Welcome

By Lori Seeman | Nov 3, 2013 | Comments Off on Blaine MN – Job Fair/Open House – HHA/CNA/PCA's Welcome

Prairie River Home Care is hosting a JOB FAIR on Saturday, November 16th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at its Blaine Branch Office. Blaine Office Address: 10077 Dogwood Street NW Suite 110 Blaine, MN 55448 Prairie River has a wide variety of job opportunities from HHA visits to Live-In shifts in Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Brooklyn…

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Senior Care in Marshall, MN

Understanding the Flu and Senior Care in Marshall, MN

By Lori Seeman | Oct 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Understanding the Flu and Senior Care in Marshall, MN

If you are responsible for providing senior care to a loved one, then it’s important that you understand the flu, as it’s getting into flu season again. While you don’t need to understand the medical dynamics of the flu, you should have a pretty good idea about why it tends to be more dangerous for…

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St. Cloud Branch Supports Alzheimer's

By Lori Seeman | Oct 25, 2013 | Comments Off on St. Cloud Branch Supports Alzheimer's

The St. Cloud branch recently participated in the Alzheimer’s walk in St. Cloud at the Lake George Municipal Complex.  This is the 4th year the St. Cloud Branch has participated in the walk. We did fund raising throughout our office via Facebook and email. Thanks to all of our staff for volunteering their time to…

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