The Art of How to Hire a Home Health Care Agency for Seniors
Learn how to hire a home health care agency by knowing differences between personal and home health care. Learn the questions to ask an agency.
5 Tips for Family Caregivers
I recently spent a weekend with eight of my college roommates for our annual get-together. Through the years we’ve always shared our life events, so it came as no surprise that our conversation turned to the topic of family caregiving. Like millions of fiftysomething women in the U.S. today, my former roomies are struggling to navigate the health care system on behalf of their parents – who now turn to them for help. “Information is power,” I told them. “So let …
How Medicare Covers Preventive Health Services
Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover 100 percent of all preventive health care screenings? I’m due to get a colonoscopy and a few other tests, but I want to find out if I’ll have to pay anything before I proceed. - New to Medicare
Spring Cleaning a Senior’s Home: 5 Tips to Get It Done
Spring cleaning is such a refreshing annual tradition. A brightened, fresh clean home makes all the hard work worth it. But if your senior loved one hasn’t been able to keep up with regular housekeeping chores, you may be facing a daunting task. Where to begin? Start with this list.
Emergency Preparedness Tips for Home Care Providers
Having a formalized emergency preparedness plan is as crucial as a disaster recovery plan. Having worked in the healthcare space for the last 20 years and providing virtual operations integration coaching for my clients, I know all too well the struggles that home care providers face during severe weather conditions with staffing client cases and
Tips for Choosing the Right Welder for Your Application
When it comes to welding, there are a lot of equipment options. This can make choosing the right welder feel a bit overwhelming. Check out how Richard Childr...
5 Reasons Why a Senior May Not Eat Enough
When seniors don’t eat enough, they can become malnourished. Here are five reasons seniors don’t eat well--and what you can do about it.
Handy Checklist and Tips on How to Find a Good Assisted Living Facility
Looking for assisted living is stressful & overwhelming. We
Advice from an Alzheimer’s Wife
My Journey as an Alzheimer’s Wife: Til Death Do Us Part
20 Experts Talk: DOs and DONTs When Visiting Mom and Dad at the Long Term Care Facility
Senior care experts share 20 helpful tips when visiting aging parents inside long term care facilities.