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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 [...]

HCAN and Zemplee Team Up to Tackle Professional Caregiver Shortage

By |2022-10-20T16:39:18-05:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , |

DATE October 18, 2022 CONTACT Debbie Hilt, HCAN PR Consultant 402-350-5222 [email protected] Former PayPal and Yahoo Executives Leverage Tech to  Help Seniors Age in Place  SANTA CLARA, Calif./OMAHA, Neb. - The HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN) and Zemplee, a technology platform that utilizes attentive artificial intelligence (AI) and passive sensors [...]

Another Reason to Get a Flu Shot

By |2022-10-26T10:03:39-05:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , |

Could a yearly flu vaccine help prevent Alzheimer’s disease? According to a new study… the answer is, yes. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 936,000 patients age 65 and older who received a flu vaccine and an equal number of individuals who did not. They found that, over a four-year period, those who had at [...]

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