Tag Archives: assisted living

Assisted Living: Benefits Of In-Home Senior Care

By Jason Lom When it comes time to face the important family decision of how to care for an aging cherished one, the choices are limited. You can either place them in a nursing home, move them in with you, or hire an in home elder care company to take care of their day to…
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September 15th, 2010 EldercareABC Blog Carnival

Welcome to the September 15, 2010 Edition of  The EldercareABC Blog Carnival. In honor of National Assisted Living Week we have gathered news and thoughts on Assisted Living for this week's carnival for your reading pleasure. The 'World' According to Andrew Jenks | PopEater.com When I'd done the documentary about living in assisted living, I…
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Home Care Services – The Future of Healthcare Services

by Sian P Wilson The care of all patients, especially the elderly who are often suffering from unremitting illnesses require constant treatment and unalleviated supervision which places increasing pressures on public and private health systems. According to recent research conducted the by the University of Rovira i Virgilli, in Spain, older people now account for…
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Medicare Requirements for a Skilled Nursing Facility

By Mary Jane Stern Someday it could happen and you need the services of a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF).  Whether you are enrolled in Original Medicare or an Advantage Plan you should have a basic understanding of the requirements, because these facilities can become quite expensive and might become your financial responsibility. (more…)
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Assisted Living in the Comfort of Home

By Martha Paulson When families feel that caring for a loved one has become overwhelming, when families feel that Mom or Dad can no longer manage daily activities on their own, families make the choice of placement in an assisted living facility for their loved one. Many children feel that this is their only option…
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Amazing Benefits of Therapy Dogs in Eldercare

There is nothing like the companionship of a four legged friend to ease my mind and quiet my soul.  I'm dedicating this post to one of my favorite canines, "Chance," a Great Pyrenees, who left this Earth one year ago.  While Chance was not an official therapy dog, he embodied some of the best qualities…
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