1. why are seniors reluctant to go to a nursing home

    Why Seniors Are Reluctant To Go To A Nursing Home

    One of the biggest benefits of at-home care for seniors is that they are able to stay at home when a nursing home might be the other option. Instead of leaving most everything behind and being whisked to a nursing home, they can stay in their home and enjoy the elder care services we offer. While so…Read More

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    Why Choose At-Home Care Over a Nursing Home?

    In a previous blog we talked about how in-home senior care can be a great transition between caring for oneself completely and moving to a nursing home. Once our clients receive our elderly companion care of at-home healthcare, many of them want to continue staying in their home and might be perfect…Read More

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    How Senior Companion Care Can Help With Technology

    Two decades ago the big joke was that every time a comedian would visit their parent, the VCR clock would be flashing “12:00. 12:00. 12:00,” It’s as if the fact that their parent couldn’t set the time on the VCR was some indication of how smart someone was. The joke only went away when VCRs …Read More

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    What Medicare Won’t Cover During At-Home Healthcare

      In our previous blog we discussed the criteria that need to be met in order for at-home healthcare to be approved by Medicare. We also talked about how everything is usually covered for in-home care services, including the work of the nurses and the equipment needed. Not only that, but there …Read More

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    Will Medicare Cover The Cost of My In-Home Healthcare?

      You won’t be surprised to know that one of the most common questions we get from our clients (and potential clients) is “who’s going to pay for this?” While in-home care is usually much less expensive than staying in a hospital, we can’t deny that it’s still a considerable outlay …Read More

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    Why Children Aren’t Taking Care of Their Parent’s At-Home Care

    One of the most beautiful and emotionally-haunting films ever made is Yasujirô Ozu’s Tokyo Story, made in 1953 just eight years after World War II ended. It deals with an elderly couple and how Japan’s attitudes toward seniors changed as the country rebuilt after the war and became more Western…Read More

  7. Too Hot to Handle: Don’t Ignore Heat Warnings

    With summer comes heat waves, and with heat waves come heat warnings. Yet many older people will ignore those warnings, despite the fact that seniors are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke. A Kent State University study of people over 65 found that 90 percent of those pol…Read More

  8. A Midday Nap Could Help Lower Blood Pressure

    Being in elder care services, we learn quite a bit about the world of the aged. Here's something interesting for anyone suffering from high blood pressure. A recent study finds that people who take a midday nap have better blood-pressure control than those who do not nap. More specifically, particip…Read More

  9. An Apple A Day

    An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away. We've all heard it, but have you ever wondered where it comes from? And how it plays into at-home senior care? While the first recorded instance of the phrase was in the 1860s in Wales, this familiar saying still holds true today. But do you know why? Apples are…Read More