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Home Care Services in Marshall, MN: Home Care and Respite Care

By Lori Seeman | Nov 6, 2013 | Comments Off on Home Care Services in Marshall, MN: Home Care and Respite Care

Home care and respite care are two different things, but each one enables the elderly loved one to continue living comfortably in their own home. There are differences between and similarities between both of these types of care. Home care services – this is where a home care worker comes to the elderly senior’s home…

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Blaine MN – Job Fair/Open House – HHA/CNA/PCA's Welcome

By Lori Seeman | Nov 3, 2013 | Comments Off on Blaine MN – Job Fair/Open House – HHA/CNA/PCA's Welcome

Prairie River Home Care is hosting a JOB FAIR on Saturday, November 16th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at its Blaine Branch Office. Blaine Office Address: 10077 Dogwood Street NW Suite 110 Blaine, MN 55448 Prairie River has a wide variety of job opportunities from HHA visits to Live-In shifts in Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Brooklyn…

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Senior Care in Marshall, MN

Understanding the Flu and Senior Care in Marshall, MN

By Lori Seeman | Oct 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Understanding the Flu and Senior Care in Marshall, MN

If you are responsible for providing senior care to a loved one, then it’s important that you understand the flu, as it’s getting into flu season again. While you don’t need to understand the medical dynamics of the flu, you should have a pretty good idea about why it tends to be more dangerous for…

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St. Cloud Branch Supports Alzheimer's

By Lori Seeman | Oct 25, 2013 | Comments Off on St. Cloud Branch Supports Alzheimer's

The St. Cloud branch recently participated in the Alzheimer’s walk in St. Cloud at the Lake George Municipal Complex.  This is the 4th year the St. Cloud Branch has participated in the walk. We did fund raising throughout our office via Facebook and email. Thanks to all of our staff for volunteering their time to…

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Home Care Services in Blaine, MN

Elderly Care in Blaine, MN: The Depression Problem

By Lori Seeman | Oct 23, 2013 | Comments Off on Elderly Care in Blaine, MN: The Depression Problem

Depression is a serious condition, and one that happens far too often in the elderly population. It is an illness that causes the person to constantly feel sad. Sometimes it is called major depression or even clinical depression. It has a profound impact on a person’s cognitive abilities. What is depression and how is it…

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Hutchinson Branch Home Health Aides

Hutchinson Branch Home Health Aides Meet To Share & Learn

By Lori Seeman | Oct 22, 2013 | Comments Off on Hutchinson Branch Home Health Aides Meet To Share & Learn

  On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 the Hutchinson Branch office hosted another employee meeting with many of their HHA’s in attendance.  The meeting was led by Jodi Busch, Service Manager and Amanda Rasmussen, Staffer.  The group covered a number of topics. Some of the more important topics included: Fall Prevention (Proactive Steps) by Jamie Sterner,…

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Home Care Services in Buffalo, MN

Caregivers in Mankato, MN: Chasing a Dream

By Lori Seeman | Oct 16, 2013 | Comments Off on Caregivers in Mankato, MN: Chasing a Dream

Everybody has dreams to do things in their lifetime. It could be a cherished activity or a sought-after recognition or it could be visiting a certain place or meeting a certain someone. Whatever the dream, many people get busy in life and never attain their dream. This can be common among the elderly. It’s a…

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Home Care Services in Mankato, MN

Home Care Services in Mankato, MN: The Benefits of Home Health Care Services

By Lori Seeman | Oct 10, 2013 | Comments Off on Home Care Services in Mankato, MN: The Benefits of Home Health Care Services

Staying at home to be cared for has become the number one choice for seniors who are in need of health care. There are benefits to receiving home health care services that aren’t available in a nursing home, a care institution or assisted living facility. Benefits of receiving care at home It promotes the senior’s…

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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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