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...]
Home care is derived from the belief that older adults should be able to age at home with the level of care they need to be safe and comfortable.
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...]
Even those of us who are nowhere near retirement can't imagine not being able to live in our homes as we grow older. It's no different for San Francisco seniors, who according to AARP prefer to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. In fact, the American Association of Retired Persons found that, as they age, almost 90% of seniors hope to be able to stay in their homes. Even … [Read more...]
If you are an aging senior or the adult child of an elderly parent in the San Francisco area, you may be interested in knowing that a recent AARP study found that home care is the most affordable option when it comes to quality care for the elderly. The fact is, medical facilities such as nursing homes and senior living centers are becoming more and more incapable of handling the growing … [Read more...]
At Care Indeed, we realize the need for home care services in the lives of many older adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. That being said, we also realize that many adult children aren't truly aware of the struggles their parents face day in and day out. You have your own children, your own life to live, a career, a home to care for - sometimes you become blind to the needs of your aging … [Read more...]