The Importance of Updating Home Safety Features as You Age September 15, 2021 by David Goldstein Articles, Featured, Home Care - Falls, burns, the inability to call someone, and a lack of safety features are a few major reasons that health complications occur in many elderly people. There is a growing number of older people who continue to live independently, so it is important to prepare the home and make it safer. Older people can have … Continue reading "The Importance of Updating Home Safety Features as You Age" Home Care or Nursing Home: Which Option Is Best for Your Aging Loved One? June 28, 2021 by Jennifer Grey Articles, Continuing Care, Home Care, Senior Health - When your parents graduate to the final stages of their earthly journey, they may require a bit more help than they did in their younger years. Naturally, you want to care for them as they cared for you, but you can’t watch them around the clock. You will have two options: home care or a … Continue reading "Home Care or Nursing Home: Which Option Is Best for Your Aging Loved One?" 5 Considerations When Caring For Someone With Dementia March 18, 2021 by Jennifer Grey Articles, Home Care, Senior Health - Dementia is a disease in older adults that refers to an impairment in one’s ability to think, remember, and make decisions. Symptoms may start slowly but gradually increase in severity. Over time, it can affect a person’s ability to carry out everyday functions, such as eating, dressing, or bathing. It can even result in changes … Continue reading "5 Considerations When Caring For Someone With Dementia" How to Deal with Caregiver Stress June 22, 2018 by Leah Matricio Home Care, Articles, Continuing Care, Family Issues, Featured, Senior Health - Caregiver Stress is more common than we once believed. A 2015 survey from AARP and The National Alliance for Caregiving shows that there are almost 34.2 million unpaid American caregivers. Another report also revealed that one in five caregivers has high levels of physical strain. While two out of five caregivers find their role as … Continue reading "How to Deal with Caregiver Stress" Uninsured and Under 65: A Look at Your Options August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Home Care - If you’re an older American but don’t yet qualify for Medicare, you may face special difficulties in finding health insurance again. Older Americans who lose their health insurance due to job loss often have a harder time finding employment again than their younger counterparts—and it may take much longer for them to get a new … Continue reading "Uninsured and Under 65: A Look at Your Options" Hospice Care: What to Expect August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Home Care - Hospice care is an important part of medical care in the US—and has evolved to provide comfort and support to patients and their families throughout the country. However, many people aren’t aware of the types of services hospice care provides—and what’s available to them. Here’s an overview of what you can expect in hospice care. … Continue reading "Hospice Care: What to Expect" Types of In-Home Care Companies August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Home Care - Maybe you’ve seen the newspaper headlines about high-level politicians who didn’t withhold taxes, pay liability and workers’ compensation insurance, and follow state labor laws when employing nannies and other in-home assistance. But it doesn’t just happen to politicians and the wealthy. More and more, individual families have had to make the choice to employ in-home … Continue reading "Types of In-Home Care Companies" How Real-Life-and Online-Social Networking Can Help You Stay in Your Home August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Home Care - No matter how excellent senior living communities can be, most seniors prefer to stay in their homes. Yet staying in the home can be difficult. Many seniors don’t have family members able to provide free round-the-clock care. It’s not unusual for seniors to live alone, with adult children scattered throughout the country. And professional long-term … Continue reading "How Real-Life-and Online-Social Networking Can Help You Stay in Your Home" Aging in Place: How to Remodel Your Home and Stay as Long as Possible August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Home Care - There are plenty of wonderful senior living communities out there. But for many older adults, no matter how lovely the neighborhood and how terrific the services, a senior community isn’t the first choice—staying at home is. It’s difficult for older adults to stay in the home as they age—because many homes were not designed to … Continue reading "Aging in Place: How to Remodel Your Home and Stay as Long as Possible" Moving Out of the Nursing Home? What You Need to Transition August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Home Care - Many people assume that once you go into a nursing home, you don’t come out anytime soon. However, many people prefer to stay at home—and some feel strongly that they don’t want to end their days in nursing home care. The good news is that it is possible to transition from nursing home care—needed after … Continue reading "Moving Out of the Nursing Home? What You Need to Transition"