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When to Choose Senior Home Care

Choosing senior home care for your loved one can seem overwhelming as you narrow down the best overall option. An in-home personal caregiver might be your best choice if you’re looking for quality senior care that promotes aging in place and is cost-effective. Here are common scenarios where it makes sense to consider in-home personal care.

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Recognizing the Signs Your Parents Need Assisted Living Care

Recognizing the Signs Your Parents Need Assisted Living Care

Across the country, adult children are facing difficult decisions about their parents’ deteriorating condition and whether their mom or dad is safe and comfortable at home. Acknowledging your parents need help at home is a significant step, but how will you know if they need more support?

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Personalized dementia home care provides many benefits for seniors and families

6 Benefits of Customized Dementia Care

Seniors living with dementia have different needs depending on their symptoms, disease stages, risks, overall health, personal preferences, and other factors. A “one-size-fits-all” care option may not take all of these factors into account, making it more challenging for people with dementia to receive proper care. Here are a few benefits of customized, one-to-one dementia care provided by a qualified in-home caregiver.

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palliative care at home

Understanding Palliative In-Home Care

When an elderly loved one has been diagnosed with a serious illness or is struggling to cope at home, it can be a stressful and confusing time for the whole family. But through palliative care, your loved one can enjoy greater comfort and ease, whatever the stage of their treatment or condition.

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Caregiver support for seniors and family caregivers

When the Elderly Need Help, Who is Their “Natural Caregiver?”

It’s a natural, loving act for family members to step in when a loved one needs support, but there’s an important aspect of caregiving to consider. What impact does caregiving have on existing family relationships, and how can family caregivers receive the support they need?

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Home care words and phrases to help you make the right care decision.

Home Care Terminology: A Glossary for Caregivers

If you’re looking into home care for a senior loved one for the first time, you’ll probably encounter new and unfamiliar lingo as you research various care options. Although some terms are self-explanatory, others can be confusing, especially if they are used interchangeably or incorrectly. Before you get stuck in the “alphabet soup” of care jargon, check out this helpful glossary of home care terminology.

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