6 People to Question During an Assisted Living Tour
When searching for senior living, how can you tell who is really looking out for your loved one? Here are 6 people to question during your tours.
Dementia CAREGiver of the Month
Want to learn more about what makes Home Instead CAREGivers so special? Here are some stories about our wonderful CAREGivers.
Alzheimer's Care and Medicare: What You Need to Know
Medicare covers medically necessary costs, but that term is confusing when it comes to Alzheimer's care. Learn about medicare and Alzheimer's.
5 Tips for Talking With Your Parents About Assisted Living
Introducing the discussion on assisted living to your parents is a difficult task that requires planning. It’s natural for them to be defensive about the suggestion,
Why Seniors Want Home Care
According to a recent study, 87% of seniors would prefer to age in place by remaining at home. But, why are the number of seniors in nursing homes and hospitals on the rise? Here are three reasons why seniors today want home care and aren’t always getting what they want.
6 in 10 people would rather die than go to a nursing home, survey says
This conversation may be awkward, yet it can save you and your family members a lot of pain.
Experience 12 Minutes In Alzheimer's Dementia
Just what is a loved one with dementia going through? A 12-minute virtual Alzheimer's tour reveals more than you ever imagined. (To see the original ABC vide...
Why All-in-One Senior Living, Primary Care is a Winning Bet
Is traveling to a doctor’s appointment a thing of the past? One senior housing operator seems to think so Through an innovative partnership, the company has primary care providers – specifically trained to care for senior living residents – keeping regular office hours at its communities’ on-site clinics, cutting transportation arrangements and other hassles out of the picture entirely Bloomfield, New Jersey-based Juniper Communities operates 18 long-term care communities in New Jersey, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Florida. The provider recently partnered with Redwood Health Partners, an on-site primary care provider that solely operates within assisted and senior living residences, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, and special-purpose memory care communities. Juniper previously piloted its first on-site Redwood Health…
Medication Management Tips Help Seniors Take the Right Pills at the Right Time
Use our simple medication management tips to help seniors keep their medicines straight -- they’ll be sure to take the right pills at the right time of day.