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3 Ways Home Care Assistance from a Professional Agency Is Best

There are numerous factors to consider when selecting the best option for home care assistance for your senior loved one. In our ongoing mission to help families knowledgeably evaluate their choices for home care, we recommend the following three points to consider: • Evaluating Needs With a professional home care …

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3 Ways Home Care Assistance from a Professional Agency Is Best

Overwhelmed by Options for Senior Home Care Services? These Tips Can Help!

When using the services of a professional caregiver for a senior loved one, there are a range of options available to families, and it’s important to thoroughly research and ask the appropriate questions to make sure you obtain the highest level of care. Live Well at Home provides the following …

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Overwhelmed by Options for Senior Home Care Services? These Tips Can Help!

How Home Care for Elderly Loved Ones Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions

There is currently a top priority for hospitals: decreasing readmissions for patients who are at high risk. Healthcare Financial Management Association’s article “Two Ways Hospitals Can Reduce Avoidable Readmissions” reports that effective initiatives from hospitals with lower 30-day rehospitalizations are, to a certain degree, the outcome of collaborating with inpatient …

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Elderly Care Tips to Avoid the E/R This Holiday Season

Although naturally we’d like to imagine enjoying a Norman Rockwell-worthy holiday get-together, with all of our family members spending quality time together and Grandma’s traditional holiday feast, the reality for some families instead consists of something unexpected: an emergency room visit. In fact, senior health studies show that emergency room …

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Top 5 Treatment Options for Seniors with Mesothelioma

Older adults diagnosed with mesothelioma have a variety of options when it comes to treatment. The type of care your loved one receives will be determined after a doctor or specialist evaluates him or her. Since each older adult’s diagnosis is unique, treatment will vary on an individual basis. While …

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How Geriatric Care Managers Help Families Navigate Care for a Loved One

We all desire the best for our loved ones – that goes without saying. Yet sometimes when families are involved with an older loved one’s care, feelings about what is best may clash. This can lead family members to work against each other as opposed to working together. This is …

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What’s the Solution When Seniors Want to Age at Home?

Ask the majority of elderly people if they plan to age at home as they grow older, even if they are struggling with the challenges of aging, and the response is typically a resounding “yes!” Facing a move from their home, a place with so many memories, can be intimidating, …

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4 Myths About Senior Incontinence Debunked

Senior incontinence is often an upsetting topic for those who encounter it. The stigma behind the problem commonly contributes to people having either a lack of facts or believing in some common misunderstandings about incontinence. The following are just a few incontinence myths and the facts to be aware of …

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Why Aging Adults Struggle with Loss of Bladder Control and How to Treat It

Incontinence, or a loss of bladder control, is a disturbing and delicate issue, especially for older individuals. It can lead to a number of concerns, from skin sores to social isolation for individuals who are uncomfortable with leaving the house in case of an “accident.” But while bladder leakage causes …

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Combat Senior Isolation and Loneliness by Planning Ahead Now

The holiday season can be loaded with a whirlwind of activities for the older adults we love, with family gatherings, holiday parties, religious events and services, deciding on the best gifts for the ones they love. Yet after the ornaments are packed away and families have resumed the routine busyness …

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