The Costs Of In-Home Care For Seniors – How To Pay For It

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If you're an adult child of an aging parent who prefers to stay at home and not go to an assisted living or nursing home facility, you may worry about how to pay for the costs of in-home care for seniors. As a Bay Area home care agency serving San Francisco and surrounding areas, we know the stress of how to pay for care can keep you up at night. Here are a few tips to help ease your mind and … [Read more...]

Biggest Benefits In Choosing In Home Care For A Senior

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If you have an elderly loved one who still lives at home and who you've discussed senior care with, you may have had a little resistance. Those who are aging don't want to feel like they need a babysitter, but in truth there are many huge benefits your loved one may not be aware of in choosing an in home caregiving service. If your aging parent lives in San Mateo or the surrounding Bay Area, we … [Read more...]

Considering In Home Care For An Aging Loved One?

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Making the decision to hire an in-home caregiver can be difficult. You've discussed all of the options with your aging parent or elderly loved one and family members regarding aging in place, assisted living facilities, or nursing homes and have come to the conclusion that hiring a caregiver is the best solution. Whether in Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Walnut Creek, or another nearby city in the Bay … [Read more...]

Bay Area Seniors Desire To Live At Home, But Is It Risky?

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As home caregivers serving San Francisco and the Bay Area, we know that there are more people aged 65 or older among our population than ever before, and that many of these Bay Area seniors prefer to remain in their own homes as they age. The question is, could this be a potentially dangerous situation? Of course it could, given that many seniors have issues with vision, hearing, or even … [Read more...]

Transitional Care – Hospital Readmission Common In Seniors

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As San Francisco home care providers, we know many seniors aged 65 and older experience falls, or have knee/hip replacement surgery or other medical procedures performed in a hospital. The problem is, many seniors find themselves being readmitted to the hospital a short time later, largely due to the lack of help and support upon returning home. If you're wondering about transitional care for an … [Read more...]

Menlo Park Caregivers Share Benefits Of Home Care

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A recent report released by the HCAOA (Home Care Association of America) found that home care will continue to be of great benefit to those who are aging; the entire health system; and seniors' families, as the percentage of seniors in our population continues to rise. The report, Caring for America's Seniors: The Value of Home Care was released in early June, and contains statistics and … [Read more...]

Should Government Interfere With Home Health Care Services

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Recently a national poll was conducted by Morning Consult among 2,000 registered voters over the age of 65 regarding a Medicare policy that would require physician-prescribed home health care services be approved by a government contractor. These services are often advised by physicians for senior patients who have required hospitalization in order to ensure a seamless transition from the … [Read more...]

5 Things Menlo Park Seniors Can Do To Enjoy A Healthier Life

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As Menlo Park in home caregivers, our ultimate goal is to help Menlo Park seniors enjoy a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life. There are certain things all of us can do to improve our health, particularly those who are getting on up there in years. Of course eating a healthy diet is important, but what else can you do as a senior or as someone who cares for an aging loved one? Here are a … [Read more...]

Standard Precaution & Its Importance for Bay Area Caregivers

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It's important that home caregivers, whether family members or those hired from an in home care providing service understand standard precaution, what it is, and why it's so important. If you're a caregiver for a senior or elderly individual in the Bay Area, we want to clarify what standard precaution is and why you should be concerned about it. Standard precaution is simply the basic level of … [Read more...]

Most Common Health Issues San Francisco Seniors Face

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San Francisco seniors face a number of health-related issues as they grow older. Depending on the health problems a senior faces, in home care may be an essential factor in allowing an elderly loved one to remain in his/her home, while being safe. We have included some of the most common health issues seniors face below. Heart problems are usually the most notable health concern, and may … [Read more...]