Locals Choose HEART ‘N HOME as Best of Treasure Valley

Heart ‘n Home Hospice & Palliative Care was awarded The ​Best of Treasure Valley​™ 2019 in home care by Inbound Systems! ​ ​The Best of Treasure Valley introduces a new way of identifying and recognizing the best businesses in the community. Using a combination of online reviews and community votes, winners were determined across nine categories and 184 subcategories. More than 18,000 unique ballots were cast during the voting round by Treasure Valley residents. Local

It’s Never Too Late To Say ‘Thank You’ To Our Nation’s Veterans: Even At the End of Life

Americans across the country celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served our country in the military. These fellow Americans have made profound sacrifices in defense of freedom and they deserve our heartfelt thanks and appreciation. Honoring our nation’s Veterans includes supporting them throughout their entire lives, especially at the end. As our nation marks Veterans Day on November 11, Heart ‘n Home Hospice

A Will or Trust: Which is Best for You?

When it comes to deciding whether a will or trust is best for you, it is important to understand your options and which one is most appropriate for your situation. Will A testamentary will (simply referred to as a “will”) is a legal document used to transfer an estate to beneficiaries after the death of the “testator” (the person making the will). Within the will, the testator usually names a “personal representative” (same as an

Find Out How the Aid & Attendance Benefit Can Help Your Family!

The VA Aid & Attendance (more accurately called the Pension Benefit program) is a great program to help war-time vets pay for long term care costs. There are three qualifications. First, the vet must have served for 90 days or more with at least one day during a war period. Actual combat action is not necessary; serving stateside is sufficient if done during the war period. Second, the vet or the widow of the vet,

Smart Strategies for Successful Living: Your Link to Quality Aging

As we grow older, keeping our minds active is crucial to healthy aging. In addition to learning new hobbies, attending community classes, or playing card, board, or video games, consider this new way of online learning through active interaction with others. Smart Strategies for Successful Living: Your Link to Quality Aging is a community-based website designed for older adults. It provides a venue for people to exchange ideas on how to actively understand, embrace, and

Don’t get caught paying too much for Dental Care

A group of local dentists have organized themselves to offer seniors an affordable alternative to dental insurance. Traditional dental insurance is one method for individuals to pay for dental care. However, seniors are at a disadvantage when losing access to dental insurance that an employer may have previously provided.  Data now shows that only 50% of the population has dental insurance.  Patients feel that dental insurance is limited and costly and are looking for alternatives.