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The Complete Guide to Elder Care Planning & Family Meetings

By |2022-04-06T17:39:06+00:00February 18th, 2020|

Most families create plans in order to achieve important goals throughout their lifetimes. Significant effort is often put into planning for homeownership, kids’ college educations, and saving for retirement. However, the vast majority of families do not put the same effort into planning for a loved one’s future elder care needs. In fact, most families […]

Signs of Elder Abuse & What You Can Do to Help

By |2020-06-15T17:53:55+00:00January 6th, 2020|

According the National Council on Aging (NCOA), 6 out of 10 elders, defined as anyone 60 and over, have experienced some form of abuse.  The World Health Organization estimates an even higher number. Studies cited by the NCOA, find that victims of elder abuse are more likely to die prematurely than other older adults. To […]

How to Market for Home Care Agencies | Home Care Marketing

By |2022-04-06T17:26:07+00:00January 2nd, 2020|

Home health care is a booming industry. The aging population of baby boomers is increasingly in need of in-home senior care businesses, including non-medical home care, post-acute care, long-term care, skilled nursing, and hospice care. Effective health marketing strategies will allow consumers to feel confident in choosing your home care agency. Online or digital marketing […]

Top SEO Tips for Home Care Agencies in 2020 | The Secret of SEO

By |2020-02-28T04:13:43+00:00December 20th, 2019|

Top marketing and search engine optimization insights for home care agencies. If you open up Google or any other search engine and enter the phrase “home care agency,” you’ll likely see featured ads for large, well-known agencies; a map with locations of high-ranking agency sites, and–much lower on the page–links to other home care agencies […]

Differences Between Home Care and Home Health for Seniors

By |2020-03-04T20:06:36+00:00May 16th, 2019|

Trying to determine what health care services are best for your loved ones? Home health and home care are two different types of care that are provided at home. Most people, however, assume that these services are the same. For those who find it difficult to draw a line between these two services, we are […]

Understanding the Differences Between Palliative and Hospice Care

By |2020-06-11T22:56:36+00:00April 9th, 2019|

When the difficult decisions surrounding end of life care issues are being discussed, there is often talk of hospice and palliative care. However, these do not necessarily refer to the same thing and this can sometimes lead to confusion. To help clear up any misunderstandings, let’s explore the meanings of these two terms.   Palliative […]

In-Home Care Services & Home Care Tools for Seniors

By |2020-06-11T22:28:45+00:00April 8th, 2019|

Home health care is a burgeoning industry that will create elderly care jobs for years to come. Long term care services provide support for the many senior citizens who may suffer from various afflictions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, rehabilitation from falls, strokes, or diseases affecting the vital organs. Aging in place has become an […]

Can Home-Monitoring Technology Help Prevent Falls in Seniors?

By |2020-06-15T17:24:52+00:00April 7th, 2019|

Technology has already begun to change how people view aging. While older adults were once forced to leave their homes once they reached a certain age, many more people are able to age in place by embracing new gadgets that promote independence. Over the years, technology has made it less likely for a senior to […]

Best Books for Caregivers: 20 Books for Senior Caregivers

By |2020-03-04T20:39:57+00:00April 6th, 2019|

When a doctor diagnoses a friend or relative with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it can feel as though a rug has been pulled out from under your feet. Dozens of questions run through your mind. Fortunately, there are a number of wonderful books for caregivers that can provide the answers needed. These books were specifically […]