Medicare Advantage Plans and Non-Medical Home Care

Seniors have the option to “opt out” of traditional Medicare plans and “opt in” to a Medicare Advantage plan. These plans are rapidly growing because they offer benefits not covered by traditional Medicare including: eyeglasses, dental care, and non-medical home care. 2019 is expected to be the year in which this new benefit will be introduced and is expected to gain momentum with more plans offering the enhanced benefit over the next 2 to 3

What to Do When Your Loved One Needs Long Distance Care

You took that fantastic job offer in another state. Mom and Dad were healthy and fine. Then Dad passed away and now Mom is not doing well on her own. She’s reached an age where daily assistance may be necessary and you’re 1,000 miles away. If this scenario sounds familiar, remote care giving might be the answer. “This scenario plays out each and every day in thousands of Americans lives,” says Richard Bitner of Visiting Angels

Hiring the Best Caregiver for Your Loved One

Aging in place becomes increasingly more important as your loved one ages and as their activities of daily living become more difficult. When this begins, home care is the best option. Finding a caregiver that fits your loved one’s needs can seem like a daunting task. To know exactly what to look for in a caregiver, start with these steps. Know What You Need Before starting the search, you need to know what type of

Take the Pressure Off with Senior Care

Summary:  There are many responsibilities when caring for an aging parent and sometimes family members cannot be there all of the time.  Senior care from Non-Medical Home Care Agency can provide a respite for families for the times that they cannot be with their loved one. ________________________________________________________________________ Many are expected to take care of elderly parents or family members as their parents age and become less independent.  It is very difficult, especially considering that most

What Can Home Health Care Do For Me?

Home Health Care (HHC) comes in a variety of different services and agencies such as; Nursing services, Physical and Occupational Therapies, Homemaking services and sometimes Social Work. These services are often needed when discharging from a hospital or rehab or in the home when there is a decline in condition after a doctor visit. These types of short term services help to ensure you are progressing in a positive direction. Other services and agencies may

What Are My Options?

No one plans when sickness, disability or other common challenges in life will happen. Many plan for retirement but few adequately plan ahead for the issues facing millions of people across the U.S. every day.  Anyone who has navigated through the healthcare landscape knows that it can be challenging. When a challenge occurs, patients are potentially left to navigate through: Hospitals, short-term rehabilitation, home health care, and skilled nursing facilities. Those are only a few