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Mom and Dad are aging – what now?

If you’ve ever had to drop everything to take care of a family member then you know that it’s not only time you’re giving – it costs physical, emotional, and financial resources, too. So how can you protect yourself and your aging parents? Senior Care Counselor Annalee Kruger shares amazing stories and helpful tips on why and how it’s important to gather the family and get a plan in plac...

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Naples Talk Radio Podcast with Mark Matos

Annalee Kruger was a social worker before working her way up to a director position at a community-based continuum of care retirement facility. Annalee witnessed families touring the center who had no idea of what questions to ask or what to look for in a care facility. She saw many families arrive during a health care crisis who had very short notice to find a place for their loved one. She wa...

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Bonita Springs Press Release

Bonita Springs Fla- June 28, 2017 – Care Right, Inc.; located in the Riverview Corporate Center in Bonita Springs, assist aging clients and their families with proactive health care planning to help understand the long-term healthcare industry. Founded in 2011 in Brookfield, Wisconsin, by Annalee Kruger, the one-time Wisconsin native, now a Bonita Springs resident, chose to call Southwest Flo...

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Taking Care of YOU: Family Caregiver Tips

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Share Your Struggles

We usually avoid bringing up difficult topics in everyday conversation. No one enjoying dinner at a nice restaurant wants to talk about financial woes. Nobody goes out for coffee just to discuss the home-repair projects hanging over their heads. But avoiding difficult topics doesn’t eliminate them from our lives. Dementia is one such topic. One elderly man, ashamed of his dementia...

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A Recipe for Memories

If your family had a favorite dish, such as chicken soup, the aroma and taste of that soup today can take you right back to childhood. Senses can offer our strongest ties to memories. As we age, our bodies may change and our health may become a challenge, but our memories remain. Even elders with memory loss can recall meaningful pieces of their past.

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Long Live Love!

People smile when they encounter a newlywed couple. A new marriage is indeed wonderful. So is a long marriage. Our client advocates work with people who have been married for decades. Occasionally we meet couples who have been married for 60 or 70 years –- essentially, a lifespan!

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The Oldest Living Person

Did you know that, as of today, there are still two living people who were born in the 1800s? The world’s oldest recorded person was 122 when she died. Jean Calment was a Frenchwoman who, according to her biographies, had a taste for adventure and an impeccable sense of humor. She took up new activities into her 80s and 90s. When reporters asked about her age, she is quoted as saying, “Sir, I ...

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A Fish Story

Some hobbyists enjoy aquariums. Fish tanks offer almost limitless options for decoration. Yet maintaining a tank is not a simple matter. Algae blooms, bacteria, drops in temperature, poor oxygenation or a snail infestation can wipe out a tank. Fish can die from a simple mistake like overfeeding. Some fish even jump ship when the tank lid is open. For such a fun hobby, it can be nerve-wracking for ...

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More Than Meets the Eye

As we age, our appearance changes. We may be less spry. We dress more conservatively. Sadly, aging carries some stigma in our culture. And yet, as a 102-year-old gentleman remarked, “Aging is the pits, but it’s better than the alternative!” When you count each day as a blessing, our seniors have accumulated much to be thankful for.

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“I Have All the Time Today”

Welcome, 2016! It seems like we were ringing in a new millennium just yesterday. We’ve all heard the expression that time flies when you’re having fun. Many of our elderly clients take it a step further and say that time speeds up as we get older.

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Welcome to the Care Right, Inc., blog!

The Care Right, Inc. blog is your go-to source for tips, advice and guidance on navigating the often complicated, intermingled worlds of family, age and caregiving.

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