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14 Fun Senior Activities for August

posted by Suzie Schmitt on August 12, 2021

It’s no secret that August in St. Louis is hot. It’s muggy, it’s gross, it’s oppressive. However, there are certain things we can do to lighten up those heavy summer days. Finding fun senior activities for August can make the weather more bearable, and they can make the days fly right by. We’ve compiled some of our best ideas for senior activities for August and organized them into this helpful numbered listRead More…

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What Makes the Best in Home Care?

posted by Suzie Schmitt on July 28, 2021

You only want the absolute best for your loved ones. You’re always looking out for them to get them a better deal or a better accommodation, and that should include the best in home care. The tricky thing there is that you’re not always sure what to look for.

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Questions to Ask About Senior Care Management

posted by Suzie Schmitt on June 15, 2021

Even if you live near your aging relative, do you always know what’s going on with them? Do they let you know when they need help, or do they try to go it alone, doing the best they can? Making sure your older loved ones are getting the proper support is a top priority, but it can be hard to accomplish. Hiring senior care management services can make that goal more attainable. Before you jump into that, though, you need to get some questions answered. 

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Explaining Total Patient Care and Other Care Models

posted by Suzie Schmitt on May 20, 2021

When you or a loved one is in need of high-quality, ongoing care, you’ll have quite a lot of options to sift through. One key way to weed out some of those different potentials is to narrow in on one specific type of care, like total patient care. You might be interested in private home care, or you might not think staying in your home is the best idea. Maybe all you need help with are some chores around the house, or maybe you’d benefit from a more intensive method of treatment.Read More…

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Debunking 8 Myths About In Home Care Services

posted by Suzie Schmitt on April 16, 2021

Seeking in home care services for a loved one is no easy choice. You might have some preconceived notions about what elderly care services entail. Maybe you think caregivers could never be a good fit for your loved one, and you’re not too sure about letting them in their home. Or maybe you think that’s too big a step for your family; you can go it alone. And besides all that, maybe you do think it’s a good idea, but you’ve written it off anyway because you think it’s way outside of your budget. Unfortunately, this industry is draped in a lot of myths like these ones. Today, let’s break the most common ones down. By the end of this piece, you’ll be a pro at spotting fact from fiction when it comes to elderly care services. Let’s dive in.

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Issues to Avoid with St. Louis Home Health Care for Seniors

posted by Suzie Schmitt on March 15, 2021

Looking for household services for seniors can be stressful, and worrying about how different companies will treat your loved one is top of mind. As with anything, a myriad of things can go wrong, and the industry faces some uphill battles in general. However, we’re not here to alarm you and scare you off from finding St. Louis home health care for an aging relative. Like anything in life, as long as you can work around problems as they arise, it can be a great solution for you and your family. Read More…

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Finding Home Help for Seniors

posted by Suzie Schmitt on March 01, 2021

Looking for home help for seniors can be frustrating. Sometimes, it can seem like there are a million options, and none of them are quite what you’re looking for. Sifting through a bunch of agencies with no idea how reputable they are can feel unproductive, but you can’t give up on finding the right sort of help for you or a loved one. Luckily, there are many different options for finding home help for seniors to make the process more manageable.

 

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The History of Elder Home Care Services

posted by Suzie Schmitt on January 25, 2021

According to the Home Health Care Association of America (HCAOA), over 70% of seniors as they get older will need assistance with daily living activities. That is a huge number of clients, which will only get larger, as the life expectancy of elderly adults has dramatically increased in recent years. The time to plan senior care management for these 84 million senior adults is now.

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10 Home Health Care Tips for Aging Seniors During Winter

posted by Suzie Schmitt on December 14, 2020

In addition, cold weather is associated with numerous safety risks to the elderly. Unfortunately, many senior adults are not aware of all the risks. Hence private home care can provide a vital resource for aging seniors. Prior recognition of low energy, illness patterns, and safety risks is the secret to preventing or managing health challenges during winter. The following ten tips are vital in ensuring you are safe and healthy during winter.

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What is 24/7 In-Home Senior Care?

posted by Suzie Schmitt on November 18, 2020

Aging is a beautiful thing. Having worked hard most of their lives, seniors look forward to enjoying a peaceful retirement. However, old age can expose seniors to several unexpected challenges.

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