Home Healthcare After a Hospital Stay

Home Healthcare After a Hospital Stay

When an elderly or disabled person is discharged from the hospital after a serious visit, their healthcare and recovery does not stop at the door. Many elderly people, especially those who live alone, can be in danger of worsening their condition without assistance....
Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Many of us attempt to remember to drink more water in our daily lives. Whether you grab a drink from the water cooler at the office or carry a bottle with you, people across the country are becoming a lot more conscious of how much water we drink. There are entire...
Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis, or joint disease affects about 50% of all Americans over 65, according to the CDC. There are many different types of arthritis, but all of them have symptoms that include swollen, stiff, and painful joints. Arthritis can be painful to deal with, and in more...
What to do When Dementia Victims Get Aggressive

What to do When Dementia Victims Get Aggressive

Suffering with Dementia or Alzheimer’s can be a very confusing and often frustrating process. If you have to care for or keep an eye on your loved one who suffers from dementia, you may also have to deal with the times that they can become aggressive due to their...
The Benefits of Home Healthcare

The Benefits of Home Healthcare

    Caring for aging parents can be a delicate and often overwhelming process. The elderly can slowly lose their independence, and it becomes harder and harder to be there for all of their needs. Soon you come to the major question: in-home care, or...
Identifying the Best In-Home Care Options for You

Identifying the Best In-Home Care Options for You

  If your goal is to allow your loved one to continue to live independently at home —in-home care might be the best solution for your loved one and you. There are flexible options that provide care for a few hours, a few days or live-in. The following steps can...

Are you likely to need long-term care?

What is Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance Long Term Care provides help for people with chronic illnesses, disabilities or other conditions on a daily basis over an extended period of time. The type of help needed can range from assistance with simple activities (such as...