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6 Tips for Starting a Conversation About Senior Care

3/15/2016

Have you missed your favorite 2nd Family spokesperson? Well, Wink Martini is back with more to say about old people and martinis. Have you ever thought about talking to your loved one about senior care? If you did, you probably have several versions of this conversation playing out in your head, and none of them […]

Does Your Loved One Need Non-Medical Care?

1/21/2016

Happy 2016 from Wink Martini! Hopefully you are enjoying the new year so far. Today, I want to talk to you about non-medical senior care—a fancy term I’ve heard in one of those TV commercials that interrupt other TV commercials. It got me puzzled at first, but then (after a martini to clear my head) […]

Holiday Gift Guide for seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

12/11/2015

It’s that time again and the holiday is fast approaching! Do you care for or have a loved one that suffers from Alzheimer’s or Dementia? Do you have trouble finding them a great gift? If so, I am here to help. Here is a list that I think will be helpful to you during your […]

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, […]

5 Summer Senior Care Tips to Battle the Heat

7/26/2015

Wink Martini here, checking in from the sunny Maryland! I don’t know how about you, but chilled martinis have been a life-saver for me this summer. Not sure how I would survive the heat without them. As for my pops, he’s also been complaining about heat, so I got him a personal fan and a […]

What you need to know about Long Term Care Insurance

5/5/2014

Wink Martini here with another few nuggets of knowledge that I like to refer to as Wink’s Wisdom. Today I’d like to take a few minutes to talk about Long Term Care Insurance. When it comes to getting a little help for mom or dad, there’s really only 2 main ways of paying for it […]

3 tips for taking Pops out in the rain

5/1/2014

Wink Martini here, and boy am I glad to see the sun! Yesterday, as I was trying to get my dad into the car for his dentist appointment, I saw a flock of ducks swimming through the front yard. The rain was relentless! And man oh man, it was a bad time for dad to […]

Keeping This Year’s Holiday Traditions Senior-Friendly

11/22/2013

The holiday season is a time to make memories with your loved ones. Many of our most joyful memories are the ones that ignite our senses and make us look forward to the smells and tastes that we anticipate all year long. Mom slaves over the turkey all morning long, chopping up each and every […]

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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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