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,

The Cost of Long Term Care in Idaho

Forbes magazine said recently that care for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias could “break Medicare”.  During 2017 alone, the cost of caring for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia in the United States will be about $259 billion.  In Idaho, the monthly cost of nursing home care averages $7,290 and assisted living averages $3,240.  Because of the staggering cost, figuring out how to pay for long term care is an incredibly important part of

Let Us Help You Stay Comfortable, At No Cost To You

Idaho Power offers two weatherization programs for our customers. Both of these programs provide energy efficiency improvements to customer’s electrically-heated homes, apartments and manufactured homes so less energy is used and homes stay more comfortable.  If you own or rent your home, you may be eligible to participate for free.  The primary difference between these two programs is the amount of a customer’s annual household income.   Weatherization Assistance for Qualified Customers (WAQC) Through the