After we’ve all realized how dangerous senior isolation can be, along comes COVID. Now our loved ones are more isolated than ever.
It’s heartbreaking to watch seniors and their families struggle to balance the health guidelines put forth by the CDC while simultaneously providing the level of care their loved ones deserve.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Home Health Care
The average cost of in-home care can range from $25 to $40 an hour, depending on a variety of different factors. Your location, the type of care that is needed, and whether the caregiver comes from an agency can all effect in-home healthcare costs.
Urban areas tend to be more expensive than rural areas when it comes to factoring costs for care at home.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: financial management, insurance benefits
Businesses have long acknowledged the desire for new parents to take some time away from their career to concentrate on the various requirements of a baby, but what’s been recognized much less is the essential need for adult children to take time off to look after their older loved ones.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Care Coordination | Tags: insurance benefits, Senior Health Care
Telephone cons intended for the elderly aren’t anything new, with an astounding $36 billion lost every year to financial abuse. And the latest senior telephone con circulating is difficult for many seniors to recognize until it’s too late. Center for Elder Law and Justice attorney Nicole K. Parshall explains, “There is always a new variation of a phone scam.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Senior Safety | Tags: senior scams, socialization
Your aging mother needs some help to remain independent and wishes to remain at home, but how will you afford her care? This is a question millions of Americans are currently facing. Luckily, you have options.
When it comes to paying for in-home care, you will likely find that many of the services will have to be paid for out of pocket.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: financial management
Caring for an aging and ailing loved one can be a daunting task. Most families make an effort to keep their elderly loved ones at home, sacrificing much of their own lives in the process. For some families, care giving begins to take its toll on the care provider and they eventually find themselves being forced to consider alternatives that they may never have otherwise.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: north river home care
Financial scams involving seniors have grown exponentially over the past several years. These scams come via postal mail, unsolicited telephone calls, and sometimes even through the Internet. The scam artists tend to prey on the unsuspecting and many have found the seniors to be prime targets. The reason that the elderly end up being the targets of these scams could be that they get confused more easily or have a more trusting nature than other sectors of society.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Senior Safety | Tags: financial management, senior scams