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: Julia Hawkins | 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: Julia Hawkins | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: long-term care
Affording in-home care can be challenging. Many people assume that Medicare will cover their home care needs, but that isn’t the case. Most non-medical home care services are paid for out of pocket. In our last blog, we posted a few tips on how to use private funds to pay for home care.
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
Problems with joints and bones are a painful fact of life for many people. However, these conditions are often exacerbated in the elderly. These afflictions make getting around difficult at best, thereby forcing many to rely on mobility aids for walking or even standing, and possibly home care. Most of the aged population just chalk up the aches and pains to ‘arthritis’
Author: Kari Kelly | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: arthritis, medical treatment
At North River Home Care, we’ve increasingly been asked about Live In Care, what the difference is between Live In Care and 24 hour/ 7 day per week care and when Live In Care makes sense.
Author: Liam Kenney | Posted in: Home Health Care | Tags: senior independence