Midnight Sun Home Care Blog

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The Benefits of Technology For Seniors Who Want to Age in Place

Whether you are attempting to tune a guitar, study a new language, or simply add dogs’ ears to a selfie, there is an app for that! And for seniors who elect to age in place, the benefits of technology are often an essential component in improving safety, comfort, and overall quality of life. Take Amazon’s […]

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Navigating Difficult Family Dynamics as a Family Caregiver

When caregiving for a family member, it can be challenging not to let difficult family dynamics get in the way. For people who have been brought up by caring parents who took care of all their needs, providing the same degree of care may just be second nature. But what if you’ve been negatively affected […]

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3 Things NOT to Say to Someone Experiencing a Health Crisis

Have you ever walked in to the office or a get-together with friends or family and had a person say to you with great concern, “You really look tired today!” Even though you may have been feeling relatively perky before that instance, unexpectedly you actually DO feel tired and rundown. The words we speak to […]

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The Alaska Heart Run

Millions of Americans live with heart conditions that can turn deadly, but the American Heart Association (AHA) is committed to funding research, awareness and care. Every year, Alaskans take a Saturday in April to help to raise money for the AHA, while also practicing heart healthy habits. On April 21, joins Alaskans in the Alaska […]

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Love Makes You Live Longer

Valentine’s Day – some celebrate it as the ultimate day of love, while others call it the Hallmark holiday. Love it or leave it, whatever your take on Valentine’s Day, there are a lot of benefits to letting a little love into your life on any given day. Several studies have shown that married people […]

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Earthquake Safety for Seniors | Anchorage, Alaska

On January 23, 2018, thousands of Alaskans were shaking in their beds when a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the Gulf of Alaska. The earthquake triggered tsunami warnings, sending people to higher ground and shelters. Luckily, there were no reports of damage from the earthquake and the tsunami warning was cancelled without incident. However, cases […]

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Every Season is the Giving Season | Midnight Sun Home Care Gives Back to Anchorage Community

The weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas are often called the season of giving. We see toy drives, food drives and exchange gifts with each other. And while it is wonderful the holidays remind us to give to those less fortunate than us, at Midnight Sun Home Care we try to give back to our community […]

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Honoring our Veterans with Care

Every November we celebrate Veterans Day a day meant to honor the men and women who have served in our military. With our neighbors Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, there are many active military professionals and veterans living in our community. These men and women signed up to serve and we believe the least we can do […]

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Don’t Get Caught in the Cold – Winterize with Midnight Sun Home Care

  Winter is rough on seniors. Let the staff at Midnight Sun Home Care help get your home winter-ready for seniors. Seal Gaps: Installing weather strips around doors and caulking cracks will keep the cold air out and reduce heating bills. Program the Thermostat: By using a programmable thermostat you can save big bucks. We’ll […]

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Ways to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5847 declaring August 21 National Senior Citizens Day. The day is meant to recognize the achievements and leadership of seniors, and thank them for all they’ve done. It’s also a day meant to remind people to take care of seniors by providing them with the proper care and […]

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