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Choosing Home Care Over Other Elderly Care Options

15 Nov 2022 By Admin

Choosing Home Care Over Other Elderly Care Options As your elderly loved ones grow older, it’s natural to begin researching and seeking care options for their health and overall well-being. You’ve probably come across several housing options like home care assistance, nursing homes, retirement communities, assisted living facilities, and more. Choosing the right senior care option depends significantly on the needs of your loved one, their health, and even financial requirements. To help you choose the best care available, you must understand each type of senior living situation...


How At-Home Assistance Can Benefit You

04 Oct 2022 By Admin

How At-Home Assistance Can Benefit You Researching care options for an elderly loved one can be overwhelming; there are so many options to choose from, and it might be challenging to decide what’s best for your family. A poll by the American Association of Retired Persons found that over 75% of participants 50 years and older prefer to stay in their current homes for the long term. Choosing in-home care over moving to a residential care facility allows your loved one to remain in their familiar environment and continue living as they’re accustomed to. Below we highlight the bene...


5 Ways Companionship Benefits Your Health

25 Aug 2022 By Admin

5 Ways Companionship Benefits Your Health Aging is often associated with several health complications, from heart conditions to arthritis. While there are many precautions that you and your elderly loved one can take to prevent these ailments, there is one health risk that is harder to protect from, and it’s loneliness. Over time, some older adults become less socially and physically active due to illness, injury, or something else entirely. These feelings of loneliness and isolation can impact memory, physical wellbeing, mental health, and life expectancy. Fortunately, companionship ...


How to Find the Right Caregiver

08 Jul 2022 By Admin

How to Find the Right Caregiver Finding the best care possible for your loved one to enjoy their senior years safely and comfortably can be a challenge, especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for. The right in-home caregiver will not only take care of your loved one as you would, but they will also improve the quality of your loved one’s life through their service. Finding and hiring a home care provider can be overwhelming and daunting because you don’t always know what kind of care you will receive. Below, we highlight top tips on finding the right caregive...


How to Switch Home Care Agencies

27 Jun 2022 By Admin

Choosing the right home care agency is a significant decision. Not only do you need to consider the quality of care your loved one receives, but you also need to look at the compatibility between them and their caregiver. Even after you choose the perfect provider, there is always an adjustment period with personalities and new routines. After several visits, if you find that the assigned caregiver isn’t compatible with your loved one, you can always contact the caregiver agency and request a more suitable match. However, in some cases, the agency as a whole is the issue, and it’s ...


Benefits of Hiring a Home Care Agency

31 May 2022 By Admin

As your loved ones get older, it can become difficult to care for them. Daily tasks, such as mealtime and personal hygiene routines, can be neglected if they are on their own. Without proper help and support, these situations will most likely worsen and lead to injury, complications, or time spent in an assisted living facility. However, there is an alternative—hiring a home health care agency. There are several benefits of home health care, and the care providers at Affordable Home Care are highlighting them below.   Benefits of Home Health Care Finding and choosing a car...