Once you and your family have decided to start professional home care, finding creative ways to pay for the services can be challenging. What follows are several tips you can use to manage the cost of home care, allowing you to live out the remainder of your life in the comfortable surroundings of your private residence.
Making the most of your home care experience is possible by doing some research and taking the right steps. If you haven’t finalized your home care plan yet, using these tips will help ensure that you receive the quality care you deserve.
Encouraging a loved one to get home care assistance is never easy. Using these tips will help ensure that they get the nurturing they deserve.
As an informal caregiver, keeping your loved one safe and comfortable during the recovery process isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Here’s how to help that special senior in your life avoid hospital readmission when faced with the challenges of transitioning back home.
Millions of Americans each year donate their time and talents to care for aging-in-place friends and relatives. Whether you’re new to the family caregiver game or a seasoned pro, having an effective caregiving strategy is the key to staying organized and focused with each passing day.
To help you find the right fit from the agencies you’ll be comparing and contrasting, here are some questions that will help you find the home care provider that best meets your senior care needs.
If you’re noticing changes in your senior loved one, like increased forgetfulness, not practicing their usual hygiene habits, missing doctors’ appointments, falling behind on opening their mail, or paying their bills, it may be time for them to begin receiving home care.
At Home Instead of Southwest Florida, we’ve helped many seniors accept outside help from a caregiver for the first time, and we’ve supported many families having those initial, challenging discussions about home care. Here are eight tips to help you when the time comes to talk with an aging family member about home care.
To help you understand each other better and decide which type of care would be best for your loved one, here is a rundown on the differences between home care and home health.
As seniors get older, there are many benefits for seniors who remain in the comfort of their own home or that of a family member. If you’re at the point of deciding if it’s the best choice for you or a loved one, consider these reasons why home care is often the best care.