Today we get into the different ways to help pay for private home care services. While the majority of people who receive private home care services pay out of pocket, there are some ways to reduce that cost, if not eliminate it all together (especially if you are not receiving a lot of help each week or month).
We talk about a big "why" today. Many know that people with dementia do better when they have a routine that is the same each day. This usually keeps people calm, anxiety stays low and issues are less likely to occur. But why is that? What is the reasoning behind needing a routine and sticking to [...]
Today we wanted to talk about fall prevention tips. We honestly couldn't remember if we did a speicifc podcast on this topic and easy ways to prevent falls in the house. There is no doubt in my mind we have talked about all these issues at some point in time, but in one podcast, well, we are [...]
Today we talk about transitions in assisted living and hospitals. In assisted living facilities, transitions occur when moving from the traditions unit to the memory care unit. These transitions are not always as smooth and easy as many hope. It can take time to make the move from one unit to another and that can [...]
Private home care services (and really any healthcare services) can get expensive quickly. There can be sticker shock to find out how much something costs and realize you may need services for longer than you expected. We have had situations where people become aggravated spending so much money on a loved one. One of the issues [...]