Emergency Preparedness, Macomb County, MI

There are several items you can get and procedures you can follow to better safeguard against your elderly loved one falling victim to an in-home emergency. Here are just a few. Cordless phone. A cordless phone with a clip can easily be hooked to a belt loop. Some elderly people keep…

Does Medicare Pay for Senior Home Care?

On March 16, 2014, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With No Comments

Whether Medicare pays for home care depends on why you need it and what kind you’re getting. Basically, two types of home care are available: in-home care and home health care. These terms are often used somewhat interchangeably, so for the purposes of this article, here’s how we define them:…

Excuses are easy, change is tough – Make the right choice

Every day, we humans wake to face a day full of decisions and responsibilities. The consequences of putting off much needed decisions in regard to the housing or care needs   of your parent or loved one can be far reaching for all involved, including putting one’s health at risk. The…

Farmington Hills, MI Senior Caregivers

The Top 5 Must-haves for Seniors to Live Independently Ideally, we would all love to allow our senior loved ones to continue living in their beloved home, the repository of all their most treasured memories. Letting seniors live independently does has its challenges. The most obvious of such challenges are…

Home Care for Seniors: An Overview

Home is where the heart is. For many seniors it is also a cherished cornerstone of their independence, identity and overall quality of life. Remaining in the comfort and familiarity of home, as a part of the community, and close to loved ones can be very beneficial, and home care…

West Bloomfield Township, MI – Caregiving Services

When a Loved One Resists Care At some point, you may want to care for those who’ve cared for you in the past. Everyone needs help getting through hurdles in life at some point. The difficulty when caring for an older family member, such as a parent, is that they…

Utica MI Home Care Service

On October 19, 2011, Posted by , In Caregivers,Home Care, By ,, , With No Comments

Two-Thirds Of California Voters Unprepared For Costs Of Growing Older According To Poll California’s weak economy has voters cutting back on current expenses and largely unable to meet essential future ones, such as the cost of long-term care, according to a new poll from The SCAN Foundation and the UCLA…

VA To Take Applications For New Family Caregiver Program

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published the interim final rule for implementing the Family Caregiver Program of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act 2010. This new rule will provide additional support to eligible post-9/11 Veterans who elect to receive their care in a home setting from…

Options For Older Adult Care Seriously Limited

There are 50 million family members providing care to older adults in the United States, according to the MetLife Foundation and national caregiving associations. When older adults are hospitalized and discharged, their families face numerous choices about where they will go and how they will receive care. A University of…