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The Luck of the Irish to You and Yours

On March 17, people will continue a long tradition of celebrating a culture rooted deeply in family and culture. While not everyone will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year in the “traditional” sense, there’s no reason not to take a look at some of the things that this country has given us through the years. […]

Posted on March 14, 2011

Respite Revisited: Finding the Balance

What might seem like an impossible and daunting task, just might be the one thing that could help you keep your sanity as you make your journey through the caregiving process. As human beings we can be quick to help others, but when it comes to helping ourselves, we might forget or not know how. […]

Posted on February 15, 2011

Respite Care Defined: Temporary Relief for a Permanent Situation

When your parents hired a babysitter, no one thought they were bad parents. If you took a vacation, no one would think that you are a bad employee. In these situations, people understand that everyone needs to remove themselves sometimes, take a breath, recharge and then start again with new strength and perspective. As an […]

Posted on February 7, 2011

Duet: Laurie Fox and Mother

Our very own Laurie Fox was profiled with her Mom by Duet — a not for profit resource organization assisting many here in our community.

Posted on December 20, 2010

Happy Holidays 2010!

Happy Holidays from your friends at Cypress HomeCare Solutions! With great pleasure Cypress Homecare Solutions extends our holidays wishes to you through our annual multimedia greeting card. As the next decade of the new millennium unfolds we pledge the same unwavering commitment to serving our community as we have for the past 17 years. We […]

Posted on December 18, 2010

Winter Warmth Tips

Winter is a difficult time for seniors who live in colder climates. During the winter months, falls present a problem for many seniors; to help prevent falls, a good idea is to install hand support bars in areas of high risk, such as steps in front of outside doors and bathrooms. One fact that many […]

Posted on December 15, 2010

Clutter Control

Do you enter your parent’s home and can’t believe the stacks of stuff that have accumulated on every flat surface: piles of newspapers and mail everywhere, magazines and old photographs? As clutter creeps, it can be a problem. For senior citizens, it may threaten independence, reduce safety and create stress. The risks of out-of-control possessions […]

Posted on November 30, 2010

Giving Back this Thanksgiving – Sharing in the Care

This Thanksgiving as you spend time with family and loved ones, remember to thank those who give back every day by acting as family caregivers. There are more than 65 million American family members caring for their loved ones. Family caregivers do so much, often asking very little in return. Providing care for a loved […]

Posted on November 25, 2010

Secrets of a Well-Balanced Caregiver

Daily balance is essential for a well balanced life. Caregivers must balance not only their own lives, but the lives of those they care for outside of their own homes. Most caregivers agree on one thing: you must take care of yourself to be a good giver of care. Here are some tips on how […]

Posted on November 22, 2010