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Transferring Responsibility of Finances from Elderly to Family Member When Contemplating In-Home Care

There are many things to consider when contemplating in home care for a loved one. Taking charge of his or her finances can be a daunting task, but these three things can help the process run more smoothly. 1 Create A Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Also referred to as a medical power…

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Elderly Enemies: Falls and Medications

At Home Care Book, we provide assistance with daily activities and fall prevention so our elderly clients can continue to live independently in their own home. This is sometimes referred to as “aging in place.” To age in place is not as easy as it sounds. According to The United States of Aging Survey conducted…

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Transitioning Back Home From A Hospital Stay

Most seniors are ready to go home after a long stay at the hospital, inpatient rehabilitation facility or skilled nursing facility. Perhaps, you are reading this while you or an elderly loved one is currently at the end of a long stay at one of these facilities. It’s great when you learn that you have…

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How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

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Taking care of your elderly loved one is rewarding, but you've got to watch for signs that you're getting stressed out. Get the help you need to avoid a full-blown case of caregiver burnout...

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What is a CNA?

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A certified nursing assistant, helps elderly patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. Also known as a Nursing Assistant Patient Care Assistant or a State Tested Nurse Aid...

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Important Facts About Falls

Senior Fall statistics

Each year, millions of elderly people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, one out of three seniors falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again...

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