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Abby Neese

Abby grew up just south of the Tennessee state line in Anderson, Alabama. She joined the Cottage team in 2016 and is an LPN who has been caring for seniors since 2009. Prior to the Cottage, Abby worked in home health. “I enjoy working with seniors and love hearing their stories. Most importantly, it is very rewarding to know we can make a difference in our residents’ lives through the care we provide.” Abby also volunteers at the Lexington Fire Department and is a certified first responder. Abby and her husband, Jebby, have two children.

Recent Posts

How to Help Your Senior Mom If She Has Asthma

Many seniors who have asthma weren’t diagnosed until later in life. An estimated 6 percent of seniors aged 75 and older suffer from asthma. If your senior mom has asthma, there are a few ... Read More

5 Online Safety Tips for Seniors

With just about everyone connected online these days, it’s no surprise that hackers, scammers, and more are even more prevalent than ever. So how do you keep yourself safe while browsing ... Read More

Ways You Can Save on the Cost of Assisted Living

So you’ve decided to move Mom into assisted living, and now you’re wondering what your best options are for covering the cost of her new place of residence. Here are some helpful tips on ... Read More

Ways Caregivers Can Avoid Elderspeak with Seniors

Elderspeak occurs when someone in a senior’s life, whether well-meaning or not, uses language that talks down to an older adult by focusing on their age and ailments instead of what they ... Read More

Help Your Senior Mom Prepare for Surgery

If your senior mom is getting ready to have surgery soon, you can help make sure she has everything in order. Here are a few steps that you can take to help make sure Mom is as prepared ... Read More

Should Your Senior Loved One Be Driving? Ask This New App

One of the most difficult decisions we have to make as caregivers is knowing when it’s the right time to Read More

5 Ways Seniors Can Help Themselves Prevent Falls

Falls are the number one cause of injuries in seniors every year. It’s not always possible to avoid falls, but many falls are easily preventable if you make some changes in your life and ... Read More

Helpful Holiday Meal Resources for Seniors

During the holiday season, many seniors find themselves living independently but alone. For some seniors, preparing meals is a difficult daily task, and many of them rely on family ... Read More