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News, tips, resources, and information for caregivers and seniors.

Is it Time to Take the Car Keys Away from Your Parents?

By Helping Hands Adult Day Services | Aug 30, 2013

As your parents get older, some of their activities from previous years are no longer feasible. While you may see that they are not as sharp as they once were 10, 20, or more years ago they may not be ready to admit to it. We’ve all witnessed and most likely have complained about an…

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Easing the Stress of Caring for Your Elderly Loved One

By Helping Hands Adult Day Services | Jun 15, 2013

Have you found yourself unexpectedly in the role of a caregiver? It can be a daunting experience not knowing where to start and what to do if you haven’t prepared yourself. You have to find your own footing when taking on this role and find a level of comfort that allows you to be effective.…

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Riverdale, MD Location is Now Closed

By Helping Hands Adult Day Services | Apr 16, 2012

We’ve moved!  Our Riverdale, MD location is now closed and residents of our day program have been transferred to our new location at 5400 Norfield Road in Capitol Heights. Come visit us soon! We’re open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm.

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Support Groups

By Helping Hands Adult Day Services | Oct 2, 2011

Anne Arundel County: Department of Aging and Disabilities – National Family Caregiver Support Program Charles County: Aging & Senior Programs – Family Caregivers and Support Program

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Agencies & Organizations

By Helping Hands Adult Day Services | Oct 2, 2011

Alzheimer’s Association 1-800-272.3900 (24 Hour Hotline) Prince George’s County Department of Family Services Administration on Aging 301-265-8450 Senior Health Insurance & Assistance Program 301-265-8471 Prince George’s County Department of Family Services 301-265-8401 The Maryland Department of Aging 1-410-767-1100  or 1-800-243-3425 DC Office on Aging 441 4th Street, N.W. Suite #900 Washington, D.C. 20001 202-724-5622 202-724-5626 Department of…

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Caregiver Preparation Tips

By Helping Hands Adult Day Services | Sep 28, 2011

What is a Caregiver? Caregivers are essential participants in our society that provide services to look after another person who can no longer look after themselves due to illness, trauma, or old age.  If you find yourself providing services as a caregiver, whether paid or unpaid, consider what you can do to make the task…

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Handling Caregiver Stress

By Helping Hands Adult Day Services | Sep 12, 2011

If you’ve ever taken care of a child you know how stressful it can be. That same stress can become a factor in your life when you are caring for a family member who can’t care for him or herself. When we take care of our kids, the stress has nothing to do with how…

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