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12 Healthy meal ideas for Seniors from breakfast to dessert

11/8/2016

All of the recipes that are listed below are healthy meals for seniors that were chosen because they all have a health benefit factor. Most are good sources of protein and fiber while others are lighter options for on the go. As we age our bodies start to slow and break down. The importance of […]

5 Fun Halloween Activities for Seniors

10/26/2016

With the holiday season right around the corner it is important that we keep our elderly  loved ones involved with the festivities. First up is Halloween. There are many activities right here in Carroll County that your loved ones can participate in. Whether living at home, with a family member, or in a senior care […]

5 Exercises to help with senior mobility

10/19/2016

Having a routine of activity in our elderly loved one’s life can be very beneficial in keeping and maintaining their strength and balance. It can also help in maintaining their memory. In Baltimore County there are a lot of different places in your area that you can take your elderly loved ones to in order […]

Home Care Checklist

9/20/2016

Senior care is a broad term, with many companies offering many combinations of services. When it comes to Senior Home Care, “home” can be defined in several different ways. “Home” can be a traditional single-family home, an independent living facility, or even an assisted living facility where supplemental care is required. Regardless of the definition […]

2nd Family wins 2016 SeniorAdvisor.com Best of In-Home Care Award

12/10/2015

2nd Family is proud to announce it’s selection as a 2016 Best of In-Home Care Award Winner on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America. Winners of the SeniorAdvisor.com Best of 2016 Awards represent the top tier of in-home care, assisted living, and other senior living providers, […]

How to Identify and Address Depression in Seniors

5/26/2015

Everyone gets depressed every once in a while, but depression is not a normal part of aging. None the less, late-life depression is fairly common among people 65 and older, and it’s dangerous too. According to the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, depression increases risk of dementia. And the American Association of Suicidology reported […]

What to Look for in a Caregiver

12/1/2014

Choosing the right caregiver for your loved one is not an easy job. At 2nd Family, selecting senior caregivers in Maryland is a big part of what we do. People we hire to provide care for seniors are carefully chosen based on their personality, as well as a few other factors. Whether you are considering […]

Senior Entertainment: 7 Winter Activities for Seniors

11/26/2014

Winter can be a tough time for finding exciting things to do for a healthy person, not to mention someone limited in their physical abilities. And Maryland winters can be cold and snowy, essentially ruling out any outdoor activities. So how do you keep life interesting for your elderly loved ones in winter? Whether you […]

Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s

9/29/2014

Alzheimer’s is a scary diagnosis. One of the most common forms of dementia, it impairs several important brain functions, thus disrupting our daily lives. Dementia is a general term for a decline in memory, analytical thinking and other mental abilities that we need to function on a daily basis. If your loved one was diagnosed […]

When Live-In Care for Seniors Makes Sense

9/16/2014

No matter how hard you try, the care you provide to your aging parents might not be enough one day. And that’s when you should pick up the phone and call your local Maryland senior caregiver to help maintain high quality of life for your loved ones. Why a caregiver? Of course, there are other […]

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Carroll County: Finksburg (21048), Hampstead (21074), Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Reisterstown (21136), Upperco (21155), Westminster (21157,21158), Keymar (21757), Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Taneytown (21787), Union Bridge (21791), Woodbine (21797)

Baltimore County: Baldwin (21013), Cockeysville (21030), Hunt Valley (21031), Ellicott City (21043), Fork (21051), Freeland (21053), Glen Arm (21057), Glyndon (21071), Hampstead (21074), Hydes (21082), Joppa (21085), Kingsville (21087), Lutherville (21093, 21094), Timonium (21204), Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Monkton (21111), Owings Mills (21117), Parkton (21120), Perry Hall (21128), Phoenix (21131), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Sparks Glencoe (21152), Stevenson (21153), Upperco (21155), Upper Falls (21156), White Hall (21161), White Marsh (21162), Woodstock (21163), Towson (21204, 21286), Gwynn Oak (21207), Pikesville (21208), Baltimore (21206, 21209, 21210, 21212, 21215, 21224, 21229, 21235, 21239, 21241, 21250, 21252, 21282, 21284, 21285), Sparrows Point (21219), Middle River (21220), Essex (21221),Dundalk (21222), Halethorpe (21227), Catonsville (21228), Parkville (21234), Nottingham (21236), Rosedale (21237), Windsor Mill (21244), Boring (21020), Brooklandville (21022), Butler (21023), Chase (21027), Fort Howard (21052), Hunt Valley (21065), Long Green (21092), Maryland Line (21105), Riderwood (21139)

Baltimore City: Baltimore (21201, 21202, 21205, 21211, 21214, 21216, 21218, 21231, 21251, 21287, 21203, 21233, 21263, 21264, 21265, 21270, 21273, 21274, 21275, 21278, 21279, 21280, 21281, 21283, 21288, 21290, 21297, 21298), Raspeburg (21206), Gwynn Oak (21207), Pikesville (21208), Mt Washington (21209), Roland Park (21210), Govans (21212), Clifton (21213), Arlington (21215), Druid (21217), Dundalk (21222), Franklin (21223), Highlandtown (21224), Brooklyn (21225), Curtis Bay (21226), Halethorpe (21227), Catonsville (21228), Carroll (21229), Morrell Park (21230), Parkville (21234), Nottingham (21236), Rosedale (21237), Northwood (21239)

Howard County: Annapolis Junction (20701), Laurel (20723), Fulton (20759), Savage (20763), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Brookeville (20833), Clarksville (21029), Dayton (21036), Ellicott City (21042, 21043, 21041), Columbia (21044, 21045, 21046), Elkridge (21075), Hanover (21076), Marriottsville (21104), Woodstock (21163), Cooksville (21723), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Mount Airy (21771), Sykesville (21784), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Simpsonville (21150), Lisbon (21765

Montgomery County: Laurel (20707), Highland (20777), Glen Echo (20812), Bethesda (20814, 20816, 20817, 20889, 20892, 20894, 20813, 20824, 20827), Chevy Chase (20815, 20825), Cabin John (20818), Olney (20832, 20830), Brookeville (20833), Barnesville (20838), Beallsville (20839), Boyds (20841), Dickerson (20842), Rockville (20850, 20851, 20852, 20853, 20847, 20848, 20849) Potomac (20854, 20859), Derwood (20855), Sandy Spring (20860), Ashton (20861), Brinklow (20862), Burtonsville (20866), Spencerville (20868), Clarksburg (20871), Damascus (20872), Germantown (20874, 20876, 20875), Gaithersburg (20877, 20878, 20879, 20882, 20899, 20884, 20885, 20898), Montgomery Village (20886), Kensington (20895, 20891), Silver Spring (20901, 20902, 20903, 20904, 20905, 20906, 20910, 20907, 20908, 20911, 20914, 20915, 20916), Takoma Park (20912, 20913), Mount Airy (21771), Woodbine (21797), Washington (20088), Hyattsville (20787), Washington Grove (20880), Garrett Park (20896)

Frederick County: Frederick (21701, 21702, 21703), Woodsboro (21798), New Market (21774), Walkersville (21793) Monrovia (21770), Clarksburg (20871), Ijamsville (21754)

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