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      4 Signs It May Be Time For Home Care

      Aging in place is an important decision that provides comfort and convenience to your loved one. Sometimes, a change in...


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      Getting Medicare to Cover Your Caregiver Costs in 2019

      The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that in 2019 non-skilled home care will be included as a...


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      Tags: Medicare, Home Care

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      Can the UK’s “Home First” Philosophy Work for Seniors in the US?

      Home First is a rapid response network in the UK that helps seniors remain independent in their own homes. The service provides...


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      Where Private Duty and Home Health Can Partner Up

      When private-duty agencies and home health care companies work together, it leads to better outcomes for patients post discharge....


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      Tags: Home Care, Hospital

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      How Does Your State Rank for Senior Care?

      Everyday there is a steady increase of people in our society that are either living with disabilities, or are part of the senior...


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      INFOGRAPHIC: Taking Care of America's Seniors: The Importance of Homecare

      In the 1950's less than 10 percent of the country was older than 65. That share will double to 20 percent by 2050. The graying of...


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      Tags: Home Care, Aging

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      Signs Family Caregiving Isn't Right For a Senior with Dementia

      Many seniors are diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia, and these seniors will inevitably need more and more help. While seniors...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Home Care

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      Home Care vs. Nursing Home
      By Ruby Cemental On January 17, 2017

      Home Care vs. Nursing Home

      When the time comes to decide how to help an elderly loved one through those difficult days when they aren't physically able to...


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      7 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Senior Home Care

      You already know that a home care aide can improve the health and well-being of the senior that you love most, but did you know...


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      How to Have a Positive Conversation about Home Care with Your Parents

      How do you first begin the often sensitive topic of future care with your parents? For many, this may be one of their top...


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      Home Health vs. Home Care: What’s the Difference?

      Hospital stays are becoming shorter. Surgical procedures have a pre-determined length of stay attached to them that insurance...


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      Tags: Home Care