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Selecting a Home Care Provider

A home care provider can offer considerable relief for seniors who wish to live at home for as long as possible — and for their families. At the top of the priority list during your search for in-home care is finding a provider you can trust. Given the importance of this role, how do you find the right home care provider for your family?

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Free in-home consultations by Visiting Angels Home Care Agencies

Get the Most Out of a Free Home Care Consultation

If you’re considering in-home personal care services for your senior loved one, you probably have a lot of questions about scheduling options, costs, services provided, caregiver qualifications, and whether in-home care is the best choice. Discover how a free in-home care consultation with a Visiting Angels care coordinator is one of the best ways to learn about personal care services provided by our compassionate, professional caregivers.

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Home Care Services for the Elderly

When a loved one needs assistance at home, it’s only natural for adult children to jump in and help. Far too often, though, the caregiving responsibilities become overwhelming and difficult to manage. This is when home care can be a real lifesaver for your family.

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Respite care services to prevent family "caregiver burnout"

Respite Care Can Help Manage Family Caregiver Stress

When caring for a loved one, it may be hard to find time to take breaks. However, if you’re a family caregiver, it’s also important to take care of yourself to prevent “caregiver burnout” — a state of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion that has been linked to a decline in overall health. Respite care services provided by a professional, in-home caregiver can give you time to care for yourself while ensuring your loved one does not go without help.

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In-Home Care: When It’s Time to Find Help

At some point in life, you may be faced with the challenge of providing care for a parent, spouse, or close friend. The active, self-sufficient person you knew for many years may slowly begin requiring additional help. How do you know when the time is right to engage in-home care?

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10 Strategies and Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

Long-distance caregiving can be a strenuous and sometimes heart-wrenching situation for family members and their senior loved ones. Adult children who reside in another state may struggle to provide proper care for an elderly parent while managing travel time and expenses as well as work and family commitments.

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