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Debunking 8 Myths About In Home Care Services

posted by Suzie Schmitt on April 16, 2021

Seeking in home care services for a loved one is no easy choice. You might have some preconceived notions about what elderly care services entail. Maybe you think caregivers could never be a good fit for your loved one, and you’re not too sure about letting them in their home. Or maybe you think that’s too big a step for your family; you can go it alone. And besides all that, maybe you do think it’s a good idea, but you’ve written it off anyway because you think it’s way outside of your budget. Unfortunately, this industry is draped in a lot of myths like these ones. Today, let’s break the most common ones down. By the end of this piece, you’ll be a pro at spotting fact from fiction when it comes to elderly care services. Let’s dive in.

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Issues to Avoid with St. Louis Home Health Care for Seniors

posted by Suzie Schmitt on March 15, 2021

Looking for household services for seniors can be stressful, and worrying about how different companies will treat your loved one is top of mind. As with anything, a myriad of things can go wrong, and the industry faces some uphill battles in general. However, we’re not here to alarm you and scare you off from finding St. Louis home health care for an aging relative. Like anything in life, as long as you can work around problems as they arise, it can be a great solution for you and your family. Read More…

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Finding Home Help for Seniors

posted by Suzie Schmitt on March 01, 2021

Looking for home help for seniors can be frustrating. Sometimes, it can seem like there are a million options, and none of them are quite what you’re looking for. Sifting through a bunch of agencies with no idea how reputable they are can feel unproductive, but you can’t give up on finding the right sort of help for you or a loved one. Luckily, there are many different options for finding home help for seniors to make the process more manageable.

 

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The History of Elder Home Care Services

posted by Suzie Schmitt on January 25, 2021

According to the Home Health Care Association of America (HCAOA), over 70% of seniors as they get older will need assistance with daily living activities. That is a huge number of clients, which will only get larger, as the life expectancy of elderly adults has dramatically increased in recent years. The time to plan senior care management for these 84 million senior adults is now.

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10 Home Health Care Tips for Aging Seniors During Winter

posted by Suzie Schmitt on December 14, 2020

In addition, cold weather is associated with numerous safety risks to the elderly. Unfortunately, many senior adults are not aware of all the risks. Hence private home care can provide a vital resource for aging seniors. Prior recognition of low energy, illness patterns, and safety risks is the secret to preventing or managing health challenges during winter. The following ten tips are vital in ensuring you are safe and healthy during winter.

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What is 24/7 In-Home Senior Care?

posted by Suzie Schmitt on November 18, 2020

Aging is a beautiful thing. Having worked hard most of their lives, seniors look forward to enjoying a peaceful retirement. However, old age can expose seniors to several unexpected challenges.

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10 Qualities that the Best Senior Caregivers Have in Common

posted by Suzie Schmitt on October 22, 2020

As people age, many seniors come to rely on senior care or companion care in their older years. While friends and family can provide companion care for their loved ones, often, this is not possible. There are a variety of reasons one might consider in home care for a loved one, including work schedules and physical limitations. In many cases, family members might lack the skills necessary to provide an adequate level of care. Learn what makes a quality senior caregiver stand out.

 

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The Benefits of Private Home Care You May Not Know About

posted by Suzie Schmitt on September 30, 2020

Private home care can provide an array of benefits for your elderly loved ones. If you are considering in-home care in any capacity, make sure that you know all of the benefits available to you and your family. Here are some of the top benefits of private home care that you may not know about.Read More…

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Is It Time to Start Considering Senior Home Health Care?

posted by Suzie Schmitt on August 31, 2020

Deciding if a loved one needs private home care is not an easy choice. However, there are many benefits to choosing this type of care. It can be beneficial for senior adults and their family members. Read More…

Staying Hydrated & Healthy in Summer Heat

posted by Ted Ryan on August 12, 2019

Kids are heading back to school and fall fashions are starting to hit the stores, but we’re not out of the hot days of summer just yet. Summer is a great time to get outside to cook out or watch the grandkids play baseball. While we enjoy these events, it’s important to keep our bodies healthy by staying properly hydrated.Read More…