Navigating Medicare and Insurance for Durable Medical Equipment

A woman helps her elderly mother use her walker, a piece of durable medical equipment she needs to get around.

Do you think an older loved one could benefit from more safety in the shower or bathtub? Does he or she require a walker or rollator to get around? If so, it’s very likely that you’ll soon be looking to purchase the in-home durable medical equipment that so many families depend on to help older…

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Your Guide to Buying Home Care Equipment for Seniors

A caregiver helps a senior woman with her walker as they discuss buying home care equipment that can help her stay safe at home.

In the course of growing older, assistive home care equipment can make everyday life around the home easier and much safer. There’s a large selection of assistive equipment solutions for home care available today that can enhance safety and help older adults remain much more comfortable at home. At Partners In Care, we want to…

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Cultivating Self-Compassion in Caregiving: A Path to Healing

A woman who acts as a family caregiver for a senior loved one spends time at the beach practicing self-compassion.

Family caregivers give quite a lot of themselves to meet the needs of their loved ones, often leaving behind their own desires and needs along the way. It may seem normal, then, to assume that caregivers would feel very good about themselves, with high self-esteem and a sense of purpose. However, the exact opposite can…

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Nurturing Yourself: Strategies to Combat the Guilt of Caregiving

: A sad emoji with downcast eyes that exemplifies the guilt of caregiving.

Most people are attempting to juggle several assorted obligations, and for family caregivers, it can feel like trying to juggle flaming swords and knives. It’s normal for family members to become overwhelmed and to experience feelings of caregiver guilt when wanting to provide the best care for a member of the family. The guilt of…

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The Role of Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease Management

A senior man stands next to a treadmill as he uses exercise to improve Parkinson’s disease management.

The effects of remaining physically active throughout aging are incredible. However for people who have Parkinson’s, it could truly be a game-changer in the progression associated with the disease. Several studies are uncovering direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s disease management, like the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised no less…

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