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Mom, Dad – We Need to Talk: Navigating In-Home Care Conversations for Aging Parents

By |2024-02-05T15:30:08-05:00February 8th, 2024|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Mom, Dad - We Need to Talk Mom can no longer keep up with household chores - beds are unmade, there’s expired food in the fridge and unopened mail on the counter. Dad spends less time with his friends and more time sitting in his recliner. Is it time to suggest in-home care? Aging [...]

Recognizing the Need for Assistance: Five Signs Your Senior Loved Ones Might Require Help at Home

By |2024-01-05T14:06:20-05:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: Aging in Place|Tags: , , |

Five Signs Your Senior Loved Ones Might Need Help at Home Recognizing the Need for Assistance When you visited your aging parents during the holidays, you noticed a few things that worried you - your mom had lost a little weight, your dad rarely strayed from the recliner and there was spoiled food in [...]

Helping Seniors Manage Chronic Conditions

By |2023-09-07T14:05:50-05:00September 7th, 2023|Categories: Aging in Place|Tags: , , , |

Helping Seniors Manage Chronic Conditions Does your mom’s arthritis make it difficult for her to button a blouse or open a jar of mayonnaise? Is your dad struggling to read the labels on prescription bottles because of macular degeneration? “Nearly 85 percent of seniors live with at least one chronic condition, such as diabetes, [...]

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms

By |2023-08-25T10:16:09-05:00August 24th, 2023|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms Looking for something to do when the kids go back to school? Have you thought about professional caregiving? At the HomeCare Advocacy Network, we offer flexible schedules that that allow busy moms to make extra money and do meaningful work without missing their kids’ school [...]

7 Signs Your Senior Might Need a Little Extra Help at Home

By |2023-07-17T16:26:56-05:00July 20th, 2023|Categories: Aging in Place|Tags: , , , , |

Need Extra Help at Home? She hasn’t said anything, but you suspect your mom is struggling to take care of herself and her home. “Older people rarely ask for help. They’re afraid of losing their independence, and they don’t want to burden family members or friends,” said Sierra Goetz, co-founder and operations manager at [...]

Does Your Loved One Need a Caregiver?

By |2023-03-01T13:57:28-05:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Home Care, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Does Your Loved One Need a Caregiver? The last time you visited your mom, you noticed something was off. Maybe she was a little more forgetful than usual or she struggled to get out of a chair. Perhaps you spied an unopened stack of mail or an unexplained dent in her car.  Although subtle, [...]

Are You Ready for an Encore Career?

By |2023-02-28T11:33:20-05:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: Caregivers|Tags: , , , , , |

Are You Ready for an Encore Career? You worked hard.  You achieved your professional goals.  You saved enough money to retire early and comfortably.  You love traveling, playing golf and spending time with your family, but you’re also looking for more - maybe a meaningful encore career. “Professional caregiving is a great option for [...]

Seven Tips to Help Care for Someone With Alzheimer’s

By |2023-02-01T14:45:03-05:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease|Tags: , , , , |

Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s While caring for an aging loved one can be very rewarding, it can also be very challenging - especially if your loved one has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. “For those who have never cared for a family member or friend with the disease, it can be overwhelming,” said [...]

Family Caregiving Fast Facts

By |2022-11-09T11:55:09-05:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Family Caregiving Fast Facts Did you know… More than 34 million Americans have provided unpaid care for someone age 50 and older in the last 12 months. The majority of caregivers (82%) care for one other adult, while 15% care for 2 adults and 3% for 3 or more adults.  About 15.7 million family caregivers [...]

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