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Who Pays for Non-Medical Home Care?

Who Pays for Non-Medical Home Care?

                    We get numerous calls from elderly people livi

Aging in Place, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Finances

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8 Tips to Ease the Burden for Spousal Caregivers

8 Tips to Ease the Burden for Spousal Caregivers

Approximately 6 million U.S. spousal caregivers offer in-home care to their ill, disabled, or aging spouses, but it’s often at the risk of stress-re

Aging in Place, Family Caregivers, In-Home Care, Parents Care

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Companion Home Care: More Than Keeping Up the House

Companion Home Care:  More Than Keeping Up the House

What could be more important than having a tidy home?  For our clients “Kathy” and “Bill,” it was having their dignity and pride.  As a comp

Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care

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Eldercare at Home: Communication is Key!

Eldercare at Home:  Communication is Key!

I would say that 90% of the seniors we serve need assistance with weekly housekeeping, laundry, and other chores around their homes or apartments.  M

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Home Care is More than Keeping Up the House

Home Care is More than Keeping Up the House

“Grace” is an 87-year-old woman who lost her husband of 55 years about 14 years ago.  After his death, she moved into a beautiful one-level, two

Aging in Place, Caregivers, Family Caregivers, Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Senior Care: Taking Care of Elderly Parents (and Their Families)

Senior Care:  Taking Care of Elderly Parents (and Their Families)

The following is an actual email that I received from the daughter of one of my clients just the other day. Thanks to having non-medical senior car

Aging in Place, Caregiving, In-Home Care, Parents Care

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Role Reversal: Home Care Hos-pi-tal-i-ty

Role Reversal:  Home Care Hos-pi-tal-i-ty

It never ceases to amaze me how hospitable many of my clients are to me when I arrive at their homes for our initial meeting and assessment.  I have

Companionship, Home Care, In-Home Care, Senior Psychology

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How Love and Concern Can Dehumanize Seniors

How Love and Concern Can Dehumanize Seniors

Americans are busy.  We schedule our days full from end-to-end, and life becomes a series of items on a checklist.  Sometimes, our elderly parents b

Home Care, In-Home Care, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Seniors are More Than Their Physical Needs

Seniors are More Than Their Physical Needs

It is pretty much a given that when assessing a senior for assisted home care, the client will have medical problems or physical limitations brought o

Caregiving, Home Care, In-Home Care, Mental Health, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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How May We Help You? Let Us Count the Ways . . .

How May We Help You?  Let Us Count the Ways . . .

During the initial home meeting prior to the start of home care services for seniors, many elderly folks have trouble thinking of things with which th

Caregivers, Caregiving, In-Home Care, Senior Care Tips

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