Fall Prevention and Safety

Creating a safe home environment is the best way for seniors to avoid having to move from their homes. Injuries from falls account for 40% of all nursing home admissions. Falls are the leading cause of accidental [...]

2024-03-28T21:10:44+00:00December 20, 2023|Resources|

Family Caregivers

Are you taking care of your parents? A spouse or relative? You are not alone! According to the American Society of Aging, it is estimated that roughly one quarter of American adults are presently [...]

2024-03-28T21:10:45+00:00December 20, 2023|Resources|

Driving and the Elderly

The National Institute on Aging estimates that annually over a half million seniors over age 70 stop driving. There are many more who should stop driving but don’t. It’s a difficult situation for society, for [...]

2024-03-28T21:10:45+00:00December 20, 2023|Resources|

Geriatric Care Managers

Geriatric Care Managers (GCMs) are health and human services specialists who help families care for older relatives, while encouraging as much independence as possible. The GCM may be trained in any of a number [...]

2024-03-28T21:10:46+00:00December 20, 2023|Resources|

Financing Home Care

Medicare and Medicaid Many people are under the false impression that Medicare, Medicaid or their health insurance will pay for home care costs. Medicare was developed for short term acute care in the hospital. It also [...]

2024-03-28T21:10:46+00:00December 20, 2023|Resources|
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