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Seniors may lose caregiver overtime exemption

The Department of Labor is attempting to close the overtime law exemption for caregivers.  This exemption has been important for seniors because many need more than 40 hrs of care per week. Some utilize live-in caregivers who remain with them … Continue reading

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

Presidential Proclamation — National Family Caregivers Month, 2011 At Comfort Keepers we see first hand how hard family caregivers work to care for their loved ones.  We are proud to be able to assist these amazing people and so glad … Continue reading

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7 ways to prevent Alzheimers

Comfort Keepers is dedicated to keeping seniors healthy and independent.  Alzheimer’s disease is an all-to-common problem for many of our clients, here are some ways to help prevent it. http://health.yahoo.net/tips/7-ways-to-prevent-alzheimers  

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NWF AAA charity golf tournament

Marcus Pointe golf course was the site of the 3rd annual charity golf tournament to benefit the NWF Area Agency on Aging.  The weather was great for 18 holes.  Tony Swaim represented Comfort Keepers as lots of money was raised … Continue reading

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Helping our Veterans

I’ve observed, in many situations, where there are Veterans who simply will not ask for help.  I am assuming it is pride, and the self-reliant attitude that keeps many Veterans from asking for assistance.  As with all bureaucracies there is … Continue reading

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Senior Home Care Pensacola: Alzheimer’s Day September 21

Today, in countries around the world, awareness is being raised about Alzheimer’s Disease and the plight of those afflicted with it. These awareness events range from forums to wine-tasting fundraisers, but in each country, local activists are coming together in … Continue reading

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Why Do Some Seniors Not Take Nutrition Seriously?

That is a good question.  It can also be misunderstood by younger generations who do not understand the challenges many seniors face.  The problem is not necessarily that seniors are not serious about their own good health, but rather, the … Continue reading

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