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
Wouldn’t your loved one prefer to live out their lives in the comfort of home rather than in a nursing facility? Most older adults, needless to say, would choose their own homes. But for any number of reasons, from physical or mental health issues to dwindling finances, staying at home doesn’t always seem possible.
Author: Terry Marhoffer | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: senior independence
When is the right time to start thinking about long-term care? If you are considering taking care of elderly parents at home, now is the time to take action. You should never put off planning long-term care and having a caregiver in place can help eliminate a great deal of stress.
Author: Terry Marhoffer | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: long-term care
Picture this scenario: your elderly mother, who lives alone, suffered a fall, fractured her arm and ankle, and is now being released from the hospital. Leafing through her discharge papers reveals the need for medications, physical therapy, medical follow-up in several weeks, and a number of symptoms to watch for that would warrant a return to the E/R.
Author: Terry Marhoffer | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: Caregiver Tips
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
North River Home Care has completed and received its Home Care Pulse Certification. This certification program is dedicated to the measurement of client and employee satisfaction scores, North River Home Care is now officially certified in home care quality.
“We know that sometimes it is difficult to make care decisions when you don’t have specific experience with an agency.
Author: John Asuncion | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: north river home care
Many of us do not get the proper nutrition that our bodies require from the foods that we consume. In general, most people do not maintain a healthy and well balanced diet from which the nutrients could be derived. Failing to do this could result in a number of adverse health effects due to vitamin deficiencies within the body –
Author: Kari Kelly | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: Nutrition