Enjoying a smoother transition from hospital to home requires the ability to plan accordingly and stay the course based on your discharge instructions. As a senior, minimizing your risk for hospital readmission is possible by following these recovery care tips.
Spending too much time at home can negatively affect a senior’s quality of life and place their independence at risk. If you are an informal caregiver looking after an aging-in-place loved one, what follows are some creative ways to get them up and out of the house.
Paying for in-home respite care can be challenging. Here’s how Medicare Advantage insurance plans can help reduce the financial burden.
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.
Hiring independent caregivers may seem like the better option at first glance simply because of the cost, but make sure you're aware of all that is really involved first.
When you need help caring for an elderly loved one in California, should you go with a private caregiver, or a professional home care agency?
Sometimes it seems like having an aging parent move in with you is the logical next step. However, here are 12 things to consider before you do.
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?
Substance abuse can become a problem for anyone, regardless of their age. Here are the causes and symptoms of senior substance abuse, as well as how to treat it.
A husband vowed to care for his wife at home after her diagnosis of Lewy body and Alzheimer’s disease. Their daughters worried about them both.