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3 Ways to Keep Your Senior Healthy at Home

There’s a lot to consider when your senior chooses to age in place. In recent blogs we’ve explored many ways you can provide safe transportation, stay on top of home safety and maintenance, and help your senior avoid loneliness.

Caregiver Cash and Expense Management

Don’t Forget These Minor Costs When Hiring a Caregiver

Labor Day? Thanksgiving? When to Offer Holiday Pay to Your Caregiver

If you don’t have a holiday pay plan in place with your caregiver, this season is a good time to decide whether you’ll offer holiday pay throughout the year.

Your Mom Wants to Age in Place. Is That the Best Choice?

Many seniors want to age in place. With so many other aspects of their lives changing – due to declining health, decreased mobility, or dementia, for example – they long for the familiarity of their homes and neighborhoods.

How to Make Home Safe After a Hospital Visit

Many families don’t realize how much a loved one’s health has deteriorated until a fall sends her to the hospital.

Congratulations to Our CEO, Ron Gold, on his Honorary Doctorate

Ron Gold, who founded LeanOnWe in 2015 after a tragic bicycling accident left him permanently paralyzed, became a Doctor of Humane Letters at Monmouth College's 2019 commencement.

Want Your Life Back? There’s No Need to Feel Guilty

Whether you stepped in to help an elderly relative out of love, a sense of responsibility, or financial necessity, caregiving can sometimes feel like a burden – even for the most devoted family members.

Life After Driving: Creative Ways to Help Your Senior Get Around

Providing safe transportation is one of the first challenges many families encounter when a senior chooses to age in place.

Hiring a Caregiver When You Live Far From Your Aging Parents

hiring a caregiver for elderly parents

If you live far away and are busy juggling your own career and family, it can be difficult to care for an aging parent.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Touch

If you care for an aging parent, you’ve probably put considerable effort into making sure her home is safe and she has appropriate medical care.

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