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Keeping Loved Ones with Hearing Difficulties Connected this Holiday

Keeping the people you love in the conversation and part of any celebration or family gathering is one of the most meaningful things you can do. Have you noticed someone in your family withdrawing to a corner at your family gatherings? Were they … read more

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Christmas Presents for Caregivers

Christmas Presents for Caregivers to Give to Themselves

Holidays are stressful for everyone, but even more so for those who are caregivers to loved ones. Peter Rosenberger, author of “Hope for the Caregiver,” offers these great tips for caregivers to give to themselves for this holiday season and time of visiting … read more

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How to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers During the Holidays

More than 16 million family members and friends are serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers in the United States. As families approach the holiday season, there are easy ways to support caregivers, ease the burden of caregiving and help make the holidays a joyous time … read more

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Beware of ‘Free Genetic Testing’ Medicare Scam

Over the past few years, DNA tests have become more popular across the country. However, unscrupulous people are taking advantage of the buzz around these tests to scam Medicare beneficiaries. Scammers target Medicare beneficiaries through telemarketing calls, booths at public events, health fairs … read more

How Music Therapy Affects Memory

How Music Therapy Affects Memory

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing — and growing fast. An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s. Because the disease currently has no cure, researchers are continually looking for ways to … read more

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Activities to Successfully Engage Persons with Dementia

According to a 2019 Alzheimer’s Association report, an estimated 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. This sad and startling statistic means many of us know someone who has this terrible illness and are all too familiar with the devastating effects … read more

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Mayo Clinic’s 10 Tips for Avoiding Falls

During the winter season, you may need to pay closer attention to watching your step. But fall prevention is something you should work on year-round. Even if you’re active, healthy and full of life, statistics show that you have a greater chance of … read more

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Martha & Mary AT HOME's skilled caregivers form close bonds with their clients, offering warm companionship and a wide array of in-home, nonmedical care services, including meal preparation, transportation to appointments and medication reminders.

Martha & Mary AT HOME Receives 10th Consecutive National Award

Martha & Mary AT HOME recently received the 2019 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. This year marks the 10th time in a row that the in-home caregiving operation, based in Poulsbo, has won this prestigious … read more

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