Life Care Knowledge Center

Senior Receiving Living Assistance at Home

Why Seniors Prefer Living Assistance to Assisted Living

Given their respective advantages and disadvantages, you might think that seniors would have trouble deciding between living assistance and assisted living. Yet when you ask seniors, the vast majority express a preference for living assistance. Rather than move to an assisted living facility, most would prefer to receive in-home assistance, allowing them to age in place.

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Caregiver Practicing Elderly Fall Prevention

Elderly Fall Prevention: Spotting the Warning Signs & Risk Factors

Fall prevention is a crucial part of keeping elderly adults healthy and safe. Seniors are already at higher risk of suffering a fall, due to a range of age-related risk factors. When these falls occur, elderly adults face much a higher risk of serious injury. They also face a much lower likelihood of recovery from these injuries. At Visiting Angels, we help address these risks through our Safe & Steady Fall Prevention program. This program teaches seniors, families, and care providers how to make falls less likely by creating a safer home environment.

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Preparing for Mid-Stage & Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Care

Preparing for Mid-Stage & Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Care

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, planning for mid-stage and late-stage Alzheimer’s care may be the furthest thing from you mind. But once you have your bearings, you’ll want to find time to think about what lies ahead. As overwhelming as early-stage Alzheimer’s might seem, the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease are even more difficult. Preparing yourself for these stages will make it easier to cope, which will improve quality of life for you and your loved one.

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Do You Have the Right Care Plan for your Senior?

You’ve taken the time to carefully choose a home care agency to provide the support your loved one needs to stay in their own home. Your Mom seems happy with the services and caregiver. But, is she getting the right home care services to address all her health conditions and personal concerns?

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Each Visiting Angels agency is a franchise that is independently owned and operated. The Franchisor, Living Assistance Services Inc., does not control or manage the day to day business operations of any Visiting Angels franchised agency.

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