Home Health vs Home Care

Home Health vs Home Care

They may sound alike, but it’s important to know these two services are not the same. Medical Insurance (including Medicare or supplements) does NOT pay for a day in day out custodial care ~ this is largely an out-of-pocket expense. Had a stroke, heart attack, or fall...
Winter Safety Tips For Seniors

Winter Safety Tips For Seniors

Senior citizens are at a higher risk for injuries and health problems when the temperature drops. But with the right preparation, most of these injuries are preventable. Here are some common winter problems and the safety precautions that older adults should take to...
Flu Shots for Seniors

Flu Shots for Seniors

By now, everyone’s aware of the significance of COVID-19 vaccines. But all the attention on the pandemic shouldn’t take our focus away from the seasonal flu shot or influenza vaccine for older adults. Compared to younger adults, senior citizens are more likely to be...
Keep On Moving!

Keep On Moving!

Exercise is still important for senior adults. While you may not be training for a marathon, there are some simple exercises you can do which will likely yield big results: · Build & Maintain Muscle · Get Your Heart Rate up · Improve Blood Circulation · Increase...
Sleeping All Day

Sleeping All Day

Why is my Mom Sleeping or Watching TV all Day? It’s concerning when a loved one seems to be either sleeping or just watching TV most of the day. This can be particularly common for those with dementia. We found some very helpful information about this issue from...
Long Term Care Insurance for Home Care

Long Term Care Insurance for Home Care

The landscape of Long Term Care Insurance has changed greatly over the past 25 years. Policies that were purchased 15, 20+ years ago often carried generous benefits with no time limits. For the most part, those policies are no longer available. Policy terms are more...