11 Kitchen Aids for Seniors to Safely Increase Independence

By |2019-02-14T17:32:16+00:00February 14th, 2019|Caregiver, For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care|

Seniors have lived full robust lives in a world and society very different from today.   As you are now retired and gotten older, you have now found ordinary household tasks rather difficult and even impossible or dangerous. You may feel your strong independent lifestyle threatened.  The ability to stay as independent as possible [...]

How You Can Afford a Home-Care Worker For the Senior in Your Life

By |2019-02-14T16:13:26+00:00February 14th, 2019|Caregiver, For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care, Insurance, Long-Term Care, Uncategorized|

As your senior loved one ages, you may find yourself in need of long term care services. Unfortunately, in-home care or assisted living opportunities may seem cost-prohibitive. How can you provide quality care for your senior loved one without breaking your budget? As it turns out, Home Life senior care may be affordable than [...]

What are the Signs that You Hired the Wrong Caregiver?

By |2019-02-12T16:16:58+00:00February 12th, 2019|Caregiver, Elder Abuse, For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care|

Finding the right type of caregiver for your elderly or disabled loved one can be a challenging and intensive process, and you may not know where to begin. So, what does what does caregiver mean? A caregiver is someone who assumes the responsibilities involved with the primary care for an individual who is no [...]

5 Tips To Get Peace Of Mind When Using An In-Home Caregiver

By |2019-02-12T16:02:48+00:00February 11th, 2019|Caregiver, For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care|

Caring for an aging loved one, especially a relative with a serious illness or injury, is challenging and strenuous. Family members who are managing other responsibilities at the same time, such as raising a family or holding a job, may find it necessary to hire an assistant home helper. Hiring a caregiver for in-home [...]

Senior Care Costs Comparison | Types of Senior Care & Costs

By |2019-02-08T17:47:39+00:00February 8th, 2019|For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care, Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicaid, Medicare|

Many seniors or their loved ones are concerned about the rising cost of senior care. It can be confusing to research the various types of elder care services that are available and the differences in senior living options without some understanding of the common medical care terms used. There are a number of different [...]

How to Know When it’s Time for Hospice | What is Hospice for Seniors?

By |2019-02-08T17:01:54+00:00February 8th, 2019|Caregiver, For Loved Ones, For Seniors, Hospice|

Watching as someone you love struggles with a terminal illness is heartbreaking. While you naturally don’t want to think about losing someone that you love, it is also important to remember that you play a valuable role in protecting their dignity and comfort at this stage in their life. Right now, you are trying [...]

How Medicare and Medicaid Cover Long-Term Care for Seniors

By |2019-02-08T16:42:05+00:00February 8th, 2019|For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care, Long-Term Care, Medicaid, Medicare|

Medicare and Medicaid are two insurance programs run by the government. They were created in the year 1965 by President Lyndon Johnson's under his programs for great society. The two programs ensured that Americans of low income or senior citizens could access private health insurance. The Medicare and Medicaid program share the financial burden [...]

8 Ways To Help Seniors Recover From Surgery

By |2019-02-07T12:46:03+00:00February 6th, 2019|Caregiver, For Agencies, For Loved Ones, For Seniors|

Aging slows us down, and surgeries can make things even more difficult for seniors. Suddenly, activities of daily life can seem impossible to accomplish. Home care after surgery is incredibly important. Not only does it encourage things like proper muscle function and prevent wound infection, but it also keeps the person safe and helps [...]

A Caregiver’s Guide to Dealing with Dementia | Seniors with Dementia

By |2019-02-05T18:08:58+00:00February 6th, 2019|Caregiver, For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care|

The World Health Organization’s latest figures show that dementia affects more than 50 million people in the world today. Moreover, there are over ten million new cases being reported each year. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Dementia typically affects the elderly. And with the average life expectancy increasing, it means that [...]

Non-Medical Home Care for Seniors | What Does Non-Medical Care Include?

By |2019-02-05T14:08:12+00:00February 5th, 2019|Caregiver, For Loved Ones, For Seniors, In Home Care|

Some seniors desire to stay in their own homes as they age. There are times when it might become necessary for a senior who lives at home to get some assistance with certain personal care, other activities and lighter household chores. When the person does not need skilled nursing care, they may still benefit [...]