Elderly Parent Moving In? Here’s How You Can Help Them Keep Some Of Their Independence

10 March 2017
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Less than a third of the elderly parents surveyed in a poll by Gallup and Robinson say they'd want to move in with an adult child caregiver if they could no longer live on their own. However, many elderly parents are concerned about losing their independence after moving in with younger family members. If you're planning to have a parent move in with you, there are a few things you can do to help them keep some of their independence as time goes on. Read More 

5 Enrichment Activities For Seniors Receiving Home Health Care

14 December 2016
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If you are a caretaker of an elderly person, you may want to help with more than home health care devoted to his or her physical needs. Home health care for seniors should be all-inclusive and involve activities that will enrich the individual's quality of life. In addition to providing personal assistance for everyday needs, why not provide some fulfilling activities that stimulate the mind and help boost self-confidence at the same time? Read More 

2 Big Factors To Consider When Choosing Between A Long-Term Care Facility And Home Healthcare Services

14 December 2015
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Home healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries today. This is partly because people are living longer now than they used to and partly because more families are keeping their aging parents at home instead of placing them in long-term care facilities. If you have a parent that is having problems living alone, you might be trying to decide which option to use for him or her. Choosing home health is a great way to keep your parent at home for a longer period of time, but there are several things that could prevent this from being the best arrangement. Read More 

Personal Care Assistant, Home Health Aide And CNA: What’s The Difference?

8 October 2015
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Whether you're going to hire someone to give aid to yourself or hiring someone to take care of a loved one, it is important to know who you're hiring. Talk to them, figure out if they are a personable individual, and see if they're a right fit for you or your loved one. However, there is one step that people often forget about when it comes to hiring someone who provides them with health related issues at home: what does their profession entail? Read More