As more seniors choose to age in place over an institutional setting, it's driven the need to embrace integrative healthcare solutions that include home care. Thankfully, newer age-friendly health system initiatives are now helping to ensure that older adults enjoy a higher quality of life in the comfort of their own homes.
Finding ways to pay for senior home care can be a nightmare and traditional Medicare typically doesn't help. That's where Medicare Advantage comes in.
This article is designed to help you have your own conversation with your aging loved one about receiving some home care assistance.
In the beginning, family members are often available to step in and provide supervision and support, but eventually, a senior’s needs can get to the point where hiring a professional caregiver becomes the best option to maintain the health and safety of your loved one. However, when does that happen?
Convincing an aging loved one to accept home care isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Once they’ve finally agreed to hire an in-home caregiver, getting them to “stay the course” can oftentimes be just as challenging.