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Independent Living

How To Stay In Your Home

As we all grow older, so does our parents’ generation. And with aging, so comes the wear-and-tear of trying to get through the day-to-day. Mobility may be limited. Tasks become less easy or take longer to complete. Important chores fall by the wayside or slip

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The Future of Senior Transportation

“Fee-for-service” is a payment model where services are unbundled and paid for separately. In healthcare, it gives an incentive for physicians to provide more treatments because payment is dependent on the quantity of care, rather than quality of care. For years, healthcare was stuck in

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The Advantages of Senior Home Care

The percentage of the elderly population in the United States is growing, as is the age of life expectancy. With this rise, there comes a need for quality care that fits our comfort, lifestyles and wallets. Senior home care can offer many benefits to meeting

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News

Uber + Family Tree In-Home Care

Family Tree In-Home Care, a portfolio company of Genova Health, has partnered with Uber to launch Ride With Family Tree™ in Houston and its surrounding counties. Ride With Family Tree™ leverages Uber’s cutting edge technology and Family Tree’s personal touch concierge service to make safe and reliable

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Sandwich Life

Caring for Elderly Parents at Home

There might come a time when you will have to decide what will be best for your loved one. Making the decision to care for your elderly parents in home can be tough. The best thing to do, before making the decision to move your

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Independent Living

Senior Independent Living with Everyday Assistance

As we age, most of us we will need help with our ADL’s (basic care needs) or our IADL’s (skills that allow us to live independently).  As seniors age, there might come a time for senior assistance. If your loved one can manage their ADL’s

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Disease Management

Know the Difference: Alzheimer’s verses Dementia

Knowing the difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia is important, especially for the care of an aging loved one. The biggest differentiator between the two is that Alzheimer’s is a disease while Dementia is a syndrome that cause deterioration of the memory. According to World Health

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Senior Health

Avoid Senior Isolation This Winter

Snow storms, blizzards, black ice – winters can be scary and torturous in most states. While most people like to stay indoors, cozied up by a fire, there are a few people out there who might need some extra consideration. Elderly seniors may need some

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Sandwich Life

How To Balance The Sandwich Life

The term “The Sandwich Life” has taken off and spread through the baby boomer generation like fire.  What is it, you ask? The Sandwich Life refers to a person, typically in their late 30’s, 40’s, and early 50’s, who is having to not only take

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Caregiving

Be a Santa Program Providing Companionship to Seniors

During the holidays, senior citizens who live on their own often have a tough couple of weeks. Yet home healthcare, an industry that earned $72.2 billion in expenditures in 2010, is great for seniors. In home senior care professionals can help these individuals tremendously, but

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Caregiving

4 Important Questions to Ask Home Health Care Providers

Every year, more than 8.7 million people receive home health care support from long-term home health agencies. There are many reasons why so many senior citizens opt for home health care. If you believe that your elderly loved one should seriously consider receiving home health

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Disease Management

3 Tips for Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimers

Throughout the U.S., Alzheimers is the sixth leading cause of death. It’s a horrible disease to have and it’s almost as difficult to see someone you love go through it. Sadly, there isn’t a simple cure that will rid our loved ones of Alzheimers. But

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Caregiving

3 Advantages of Elderly Home Care

Quality elderly care is so important for the benefit of our aging loved ones. We want them to be in the best possible scenario, but we still want them to have the independence and comfort that they’re used to. Even if they are struggling with

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