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Final call to nominate Westmeath 2013 Silver Surfer

The deadline for nomination entries in the Google Silver Surfer Awards with Age Action is fast approaching. The people of Westmeath have until Sunday September 15 to nominate a friend, neighbour, or relative who is over 50 and who has made modern technology a part of their daily life.

City Mayor launches free senior citizens guide book

A new free guide book for senior citizens has been hailed by a HSE manager as a “valuable resource” for older people, their families, friends and carers.

Local company offers cold weather safety checklist for seniors

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Harsh winter weather can endanger the lives of older people. That's why Home Instead Senior Care, Galway’s largest home care organisation, has issued a winter safety preparation checklist to help seniors stay safe during the cold winter months.

New study helps Mayo seniors and their families communicate

Communication hurdles with ageing loved ones can best be overcome by following the new 40 to 70 Rule, according to a first-of-its-kind study by Home Instead Senior Care, Mayo’s leading in-home care provider. Analysis of the findings revealed that when the child reaches age 40 or the parent reaches age 70, whichever comes first, communication can become difficult.

Home Instead Senior Care in Mullingar publishes guide to dementia care

To mark World Alzheimer’s Day next Wednesday September 21 Home Instead Senior Care in Mullingar has published a new guide to help family caregivers look after loved ones with dementia at home.

Eighty per cent of Mayo elderly want to remain at home

Research from Home Instead Senior Care in Mayo reveals 80 per cent of seniors report the importance of living in their own homes. Over three-quarters of decision makers (normally the adult daughter caring for ageing parents) indicate it is ‘extremely’ or ‘very important’ for seniors to remain at home.

Stamp out elder abuse — some day it could be you

I think everyone is breathing a sigh of relief knowing that all the former residents of the Avondale Nursing Home in Callan have now been moved to new facilities. One can only hope that the care that they are receiving in their new homes is of a high quality and that they are happy in their new environment.

Keep seniors safe this summer

With an increase of eight per cent in robberies throughout the country and recent assaults against the elderly, Home Instead Senior Care in Galway is encouraging older people to stay safe and make their home more secure.

De-cluttering for the elderly

Leading Westmeath home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, is asking adult children to take a closer look at senior parent’s homes this new year.

Mayo seniors resist care

A recent survey of family caregivers on revealed that more than half of the respondents (51 per cent) said their ageing relative resisted care. These seniors often object to help whether it is from their own children or a professional caregiver who tries to come into their homes to assist.


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