Family members who notice a loved one struggling to stay independent at home often turn to in-home care. With the plentiful number of home health agencies in the U.S., the decision to hire a professional caregiver to support a senior relative is clear. The challenge, however, in welcoming a caregiver to work in a loved one’s home is the opposition…
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Sometimes getting your elderly relatives to agree to seek out home care can be difficult, but once they have agreed, it is time to look for a home care service provider. There are many home care companies out there that offer elderly care, but it is important to know how to find a reputable care provider. Here, we outline some considerations you must take into account when looking for a home care service provider to ensure that you choose a good provider the first time.
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Most senior citizens are aware of what home care is, but they may consciously refuse to admit that they need it themselves. If your elderly relatives are refusing home care, you must talk to them about it in a way that does not make them feel inadequate. Once your senior relatives have decided to go with home care services, you and your loved ones need to decide what type of home care is needed. It is important to understand what types of home care services are available in order to pick the one that best fits the needs of your loved ones.
When it’s time to hire some type of senior care service, it’s important to decide in advance what kind of help your loved one needs. There are many elderly care services available that help them age in place for as long as possible or avoid moving into an assisted living facility. The two categories of care services are non-medical home…
There are so many myths and misconceptions when it comes to home care services and providers that we feel it is important to address these myths. Below we address some of the main myths about home care to show that it is a valuable service and not some kind of hoax. With baby boomers retiring at a rate of about…
Family members play a key role in caring for a cancer patient but there are several things to keep in mind to make in home care more effective and less stressful for everyone involved. By taking advantage of available resources and asking for help, it doesn’t have to be an overwhelming challenge.
The transition from the hospital setting to the familiarity of home can be effectively managed to reduce the chances of re-hospitalization. As a family caregiver, this period of time may be challenging. Fortunately, the transition back to the comforts of home from the stress of the hospital can be a smooth one when you carefully tend to these important factors.
There are many different types of home care, each of which has varying costs and may provide an elder with multiple levels of support. Your loved one may need one type of care or a combination, depending on their health concerns and the availability of other family members to assist them with day-to-day activities.