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Home Care in St. Cloud, MN

Three Ways to Prepare for Senior Care in Mankato, MN

By Lori Seeman | Oct 2, 2013 | Comments Off on Three Ways to Prepare for Senior Care in Mankato, MN

You have come to accept that your mother requires senior health care services and now that you’ve hired the right provider, you want to be sure that you are fully prepared for senior care provider. Below are three things that you can, and should, do in order to be fully prepared for the process. This…

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Birchwood House Featured At Davis Phinney Foundation Event Sept 21.

By Lori Seeman | Sep 25, 2013 | Comments Off on Birchwood House Featured At Davis Phinney Foundation Event Sept 21.

Prairie River Home Care participated on Saturday, Sep 21, 2013 in the Davis Phinney Foundation’s Victory Summit by providing information about the Birchwood House located in Hutchinson, MN. The event was held at the Grace Church in Eden Prairie, MN. There were over 700 participants who listened to leading movement disorder neurologists and therapists to…

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Elder Care in Blaine, MN

Planting Fall Flowers and Elder Care in Blaine, MN

By Lori Seeman | Sep 25, 2013 | Comments Off on Planting Fall Flowers and Elder Care in Blaine, MN

Autumn is one of the best times of year to be working in the garden. When it comes to elder care, there are a number of activities that you can do that will inspire the senior patient or your loved one. One of those activities is planting fall flowers. Whether you have hired home care…

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Caregivers in Hutchinson, MN

Family Caregivers in Hutchinson, MN

By Lori Seeman | Sep 19, 2013 | Comments Off on Family Caregivers in Hutchinson, MN

The situation you are in as a family caregiver may be totally unique. Chances are there are many other family caregivers out there facing the same challenges and stress that you are. The duties can be exhausting yet the work is often rewarding. You put in long hours and there is usually no financial remuneration.…

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Home Care Services in Hutchinson, MN

Signs that Home Care Services in Hutchinson, MN May be Needed

By Lori Seeman | Sep 10, 2013 | Comments Off on Signs that Home Care Services in Hutchinson, MN May be Needed

One of the last things that you want to confront is that your mother or father may require home health care services. Seeing a loved one’s health deteriorate to the point where they are no longer able to care for themselves is a humbling experience. When we were kids, our parents were strong, invincible, and…

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Prairie River Home Care offers Parkinson’s & Movement Disorder Support in a Residential Care Home called the Birchwood House located in Hutchinson MN

By Lori Seeman | Sep 10, 2013 | Comments Off on Prairie River Home Care offers Parkinson’s & Movement Disorder Support in a Residential Care Home called the Birchwood House located in Hutchinson MN

Jenna Kamphenkel, RN Housing and Clinical Service Manager speaks in the video below about the home and the special characteristics and features that make this home unique. Owned and operated by Prairie River Home Care, this specialty residential care home is located within a one hour drive of Minneapolis, in Hutchinson MN. The home offers…

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Senior Care in Hutchinson, MN

Senior Care in Hutchinson, MN: Celebrating Grandparents Day

By Lori Seeman | Sep 5, 2013 | Comments Off on Senior Care in Hutchinson, MN: Celebrating Grandparents Day

When it comes to senior care, there are few treasures more precious to seniors than grandchildren. Grandparents Day is the first Sunday after Labor Day, September 8th this year, and you can help celebrate this wonderful occasion by planning something special for your mother or father and their grandkids. Below are some wonderful ideas that…

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Elderly Care in Blaine, MN

Elderly Care in St. Cloud, MN: Not Accepting Caregivers

By Lori Seeman | Aug 27, 2013 | Comments Off on Elderly Care in St. Cloud, MN: Not Accepting Caregivers

What can you do when your elderly father won’t accept the help of outside caregivers? It can be so frustrating when you are the primary family member making sure your dad is receiving care. It can seem like he is just being stubborn and is holding out so you will give in and become his…

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Caregivers in Blaine, MN

Caregivers in Blaine, MN: More Herbs and Less Salt

By Lori Seeman | Aug 22, 2013 | Comments Off on Caregivers in Blaine, MN: More Herbs and Less Salt

August 29th is the day to put the salt shaker away and start flavoring food with herbs. Since there are many hundreds of herbs to choose from, the result is many possible succulent tastes. Most herbs belong to one of two herb families: the mint family comprises rosemary, sage, oregano and basil. The carrot family…

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Home Care Services in Rochester, MN

Home Care Services in Blaine, MN: Cochlear Implants

By Lori Seeman | Aug 15, 2013 | Comments Off on Home Care Services in Blaine, MN: Cochlear Implants

Hearing aids aren’t the only answer for hearing loss. For some people, a hearing aid just isn’t enough to help with hearing. In cases of substantial or severe loss, including nerve deafness, cochlear implants can be a great benefit. As someone who provides home care services to the elderly, maybe you have heard of some…

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