November is National Family Caregivers Month

joyful adult daughter greeting happy surprised senior mother in garden

It is common for family members to become the first and/or only source of support for older adults and adults living with disabilities. In fact, more than one in five people is a family caregiver for an adult, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and AARP. Most family caregivers provide:

  • Help with bathing, grooming and dressing
  • Food preparation and feeding
  • Mobility assistance
  • Financial aid and money management
  • Transportation
  • Grocery shopping
  • Laundry and light housekeeping
  • Medication management
  • Mental health support
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Food Safety Best Practices During the Holidays

father and son making dinner

The end of the year is normally when friends and families come together to share conversations, make memories, have fun and, of course, eat! Cooking and food have a way of connecting people, especially during Michigan’s cold winters. But, nothing sours a meal more than food poisoning. Whether you’re a seasoned home chef or are green to cooking, it’s important to follow food safety tips.

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