Medicare and Hospice

By |2022-03-30T22:16:47+00:00January 13th, 2022|

Many families may wonder how they’ll cover the costs of hospice and if their loved one could benefit from the services. If you have Medicare, you may receive assistance through the program.   What is Hospice Care? Hospice care is a type of medical care that helps a patient deal with a terminal illness. The [...]

Best Home Products as You Age

By |2022-03-30T22:36:16+00:00November 10th, 2021|

Three out of four adults 50 years and older prefer to stay in their homes or communities as they age. This is often referred to as ‘aging in place.’ Still, just over half of older individuals don’t think that this is possible. There are various considerations to take into account when deciding whether aging in [...]

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 […]

Is Home Care Right for My Senior Loved One? When to Choose In-Home Care

By |2020-03-04T20:39:57+00:00March 7th, 2019|

There often comes a time when adult children or another family member might have to make different living and/or care arrangements for their aging parent, grandparent, aunt or sibling. Sometimes the spouse is still capable of handling any of these common changes, and the rest of the family should still include them fully in the […]

Senior Care Costs Comparison | Types of Senior Care & Costs

By |2020-06-11T23:13:51+00:00February 8th, 2019|

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 types […]

How Medicare and Medicaid Cover Long-Term Care for Seniors

By |2020-02-28T04:16:04+00:00February 8th, 2019|

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 of […]

In-Home Care Reduces Hospital Readmission Rates – Here’s Why

By |2020-06-15T17:40:02+00:00January 18th, 2019|

Following a hospital discharge, a staggering 1 in 5 elderly patients will be readmitted within one month. Medicare seeks to lower these high 30 day readmission rates by encouraging home based care from qualified home care agencies in an effort to reduce avoidable readmissions and improve overall care outcomes. There are many serious known risks […]