Life Care Knowledge Center

Busting the Top Myths About Senior Home Care

Home, sweet home: It’s where the great majority of seniors want to stay as they age, and many of them do — even when they need support in their daily life. Whether your loved one is heading home from the hospital or you’re considering adding a professional caregiver to your loved one’s care team, creating a care plan is an essential first step in senior homecare.

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How to Prepare a Professional Care Plan for Your Elderly Loved One

Whether your loved one is heading home from the hospital or you’re considering adding a professional caregiver to your loved one’s care team, creating a care plan is an essential first step in senior homecare. A care plan is a document that lays out a road map for care between medical professionals, professional caregivers, family and loved ones. The document ensures that everyone involved in caring for your loved one understands his or her needs and the best ways to meet them.

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A Guide to Financing Senior Home Care Services 

Home care service is an established and increasingly popular alternative to an assisted living facility or nursing home. The key benefit for many seniors who opt to hire professional home care is that they can stay where they feel most comfortable — at home. But how do the majority of people finance home care services? You may be eligible for benefits that help pay for these services, from long-term insurance to Veterans benefits.

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3 Key Ways a Professional Caregiver Makes Your Loved One’s Life Better

Elissa wanted to savor every moment with her mother in the time they had left. She didn’t want to think ahead, and she didn’t want to be overwhelmed. Elissa wanted to be present for her mom, knowing she needed a level of attention and care that was sometimes hard for her to provide. In just mere months, Elissa needed to become a caregiver, but she had no idea how.

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