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Remains identified as elderly Covington man; daughter charged with concealing his death

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COVINGTON — The human remains found at Bert Adams Boy Scout Camp in August have been identified as those of an elderly Covington man, and the man’s daughter has been charged in connection with the cas...

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GBI Arrests Adult Protective Services (APS) Case Worker

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Toccoa, GA (September 2, 2020) – On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the GBI arrested Ronald Thomas, 49, of Athens Georgia for 10 counts of Elder Exploitation. Thomas was booked into the Stephens County ...

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Kemp signs bill to bring sweeping reforms to senior care in Georgia

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Georgians living in senior care homes won a slate of new protections Tuesday when Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill to reform an industry that too often failed to provide adequate care, even as it enticed...

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How family caregivers can benefit from respite care

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What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family caregiver to take a break from care-giving. This type of care focuses on helping family caregivers recharge, ease thei...

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How to build a long distance care team

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We live in a mobile society and that means that adult children are not always going to live in close proximity to aging parents. That makes it difficult to make sure their daily needs are addressed, e...

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Can grapes help protect against alzheimer’s decline?

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A pilot study at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, research...

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Life has taught Alli Espinosa how to care

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Allison Espinosa was the first Care Pro we hired in our Dallas office. Once you meet her, you’ll know why. It’s not just her 13 years of professional caregiving experience, it’s the way she cares that...

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Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

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Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times m...

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When to hire senior home care services

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There is often a lot of resistance and hesitation when it comes to hiring senior home care services. Many people don’t like admitting that they need help with daily activities, and family members don’...

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The importance of self-care for caregivers

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As a caregiver, you probably hear “Take care of yourself” more often than not. It can seem an impossible task. Caring for an aging loved one is an all-encompassing task on top of your other responsibi...