Pick a senior, any senior, and you’re likely to hear the same sentiments: the vast majority of older adults agree that they’d prefer to spend their elder years at home over moving to a nursing home facility. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about who pays for Massachusetts home care.Read More
Looking around your parents’ home, the home where you grew up, brings back a slew of memories. The winding staircase you raced down as a child and posed on for wedding portraits. The family room fireplace where everyone gathered to play games and tell stories after dinner. Mom insists she never wants to leave the comfort and familiarity of home;Read More
Since moving out of state last year, you’ve made it a point to call Mom every Sunday afternoon, no exceptions. After catching up on the week’s news, she always reassures you that yes, she’s eating well, taking her meds, getting plenty of rest, and doing perfectly fine.
Family caregivers, you may feel at times like the gravitational center of your family’s universe, caring for the many and varied needs of elderly parents, teenagers, a spouse, a career, pets, a home (or two!)…the list is exhaustive, and the accompanying feelings can be equally exhausting. Let’s face it: it’s hard – no,Read More
Statistics show that most adults would like to remain at home as they age, and with the help of a professional in-home caregiver, the possibility of avoiding a move to a nursing home can become a reality. This allows for comfort, independence and self-reliance, which are huge benefits in and of themselves,Read More
In our last blog post, we discussed the benefits of choosing a professional home care agency to provide home care services. But, what type of services does your loved one really need? If you’ve decided it’s time to enlist in-home help for a loved one,Read More
When a loved one is in need of in-home care, there are many available choices, and deciding where to turn can be challenging. For example, should you hire a professional home care agency, a privately hired individual, or use a registry? And how can you know which home care option is best?Read More