Older Adults in Dallas

Seniors in Dallas/Fort Worth know they are lucky. Not only is this a great place to live, but here they have the ability to grow old without leaving their own homes or losing their independence due to home care agencies that provide caregivers and care managers based on customized care plans. Nearly 9 in 10 seniors say they’d prefer to keep living at home rather than move to a facility. Yet every year, thousands still

Making Sense of Senior Safety

Observing the safety hazards in a senior’s home is one thing. Living them is another. It’s not always easy to understand the physical limitations older adults face that could make home a virtual minefield for an aging parent. According to research conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care® network, nearly 100% of emergency room doctors in the U.S. and Canada report that the following health conditions are very serious risk factors as potential causes for injuries or accidents

Senior Friendship Health Centers –Restoring Hope One Patient at a Time

The Senior Friendship Health Center (SFHC) was established in Collier County in 1985 to serve the medical and dental needs of low-income older adults. Our patients are age 50+ who live at 200% or less of the Federal Poverty level, thereby living on less than $24,120 per year. Our center provides care to patients that have very few places to turn for services after they pay for housing, food, or transportation. Our medical and dental

Welcome to Care Right, Inc

Do you need guidance with an aging loved one and care decisions? Do you have a Grab and Go binder? Often, caregiving falls on the shoulders of the family members. In time, compassion fatigue is likely to occur because of the overwhelming responsibilities of caring for an aging loved one. Family caregivers are burned out, worried about losing their jobs, experience strained relationships with their spouses, siblings, and the aging parent, and are physically and

Peace of Mind While Family is Away

Serenity at Home Companion Care has a number of years’ experience in the field of affordable healthcare. What sets us apart is our commitment to introducing clients and caregivers before we finalize one’s care plan. We have found that competitors send a hired companion to one’s home without prior knowledge of their comfortability with each other. At Serenity we have found that this process limits families’ options when making this critical decision – that they

Amada Senior Care of Southwest Florida– How to Pay for Senior Care?

We are often asked about payment options for private-duty senior care, which is not covered by health insurance. This is a typical question, since we’re all concerned about protecting our finances. Nevertheless, when the need for help arises, Amada Senior Care can recommend several options. Many people have long-term care insurance, which can absorb the expense of senior care, either in their home or at a care community. Since these policies were usually purchased years