Once again, Medicare Advantage is open for enrollment or for current participants to change their Medicare plans. This year is notable for people who are providing or receiving home care in Philadelphia because one major change is that Medicare Advantage insurers can now reimburse for in-home services.
When you think about senior care centers, you probably imagine a place of camaraderie, where older people get together to make friends and share their interests. Unfortunately, a series of investigations around the country in recent years have revealed a dark side to some senior centers and homes: bullying. Neighborly Home Care, a trusted provider of in home health care services for seniors, wants residents trying to make choices about their loved ones’ care to be wary.
May 3, 2017 – Ardmore, PA – Spring is here, and that brings opportunities for seniors to get out and about in the sunshine and fresh air! As a provider of elderly home care in Bala Cynwyd, Ardmore and other Main Line communities, Neighborly Home Care advocates outdoor senior activity, because numerous studies have indicated that doing so can be highly effective in improving senior health and slowing the onset of age-related diseases. A recent University of Alabama at Birmingham study covering over 16,000 participants showed that even simple exposure to sunlight significantly helps improve cognitive function in seniors. Additionally, sunlight exposure also helps combat depression and reportedly boosts levels of happiness.
Neighborly Home Care Discusses Why People are Choosing In Home Care as an Alternative to Residential Centers for Seniors in Delaware County
December 20, 2016 – Ardmore, PA – Today, families have options other than elderly nursing homes and similar full-time residential treatment centers. Neighborly Home Care is one professional provider of senior care that has found that many people in Delaware County and across Pennsylvania are choosing the more affordable and individualized in home care.
An increasing number of older Americans – as well as their in home caregivers – are turning to one of the oldest of all human inventions to find solutions to the problems associated with aging: Music.
If you have an elderly loved one who is beginning to require more care than you or your family can provide, alternatives to a nursing home or other dedicated care facility do exist. Quality senior home care is available in Bryn Mawr through Neighborly Home Care, with a range of options depending on how self-sufficient an individual is.
With Neighborly Home Care, seniors can continue to live in the comfortable and familiar environment of their own homes. At their homes, they can receive top-quality care from fully-certified professionals who specialize in helping the elderly.
Some of our services include:
Meal Preparation: Failing mental or physical faculties can make it difficult or dangerous for a senior to prepare meals. In addition, seniors sometimes fail to eat meals on a regular basis. Our professionals can ensure your loved one is receiving well-balanced and healthy meals, rather than relying on frozen dinners and other low-quality food sources. Any specific[...]
Watching a parent grow older and experience the signs of aging can be difficult. Families should understand the aging process and to learn the signs that could indicate an elderly parent requires additional help around their home. As experienced specialists in this area, the team at elderly home care company Neighborly Home Care is now highlighting 7 warning signs that an elderly parent needs some help. Learn the signs and in the coming months we will discuss the transitions and the steps needed to prepare for the changing needs of aging loved ones.
As we age, the water content within our body decreases. As a result, seniors require more water than younger adults to retain their optimal mental and physical conditioning. Dehydration has become a pervasive issue among American seniors, and the issue has been associated with an increased risk of mortality for hospitalized seniors. Families need to understand how to help their senior loved ones prevent dehydration. In this article, the senior care specialists at Neighborly Home Care provide their guide to preventing dehydration.
Tips for Preventing Senior Dehydration
Learn the Signs
Families should learn the signs that may indicate a senior is beginning to become dehydrated in order to help protect their loved ones from prolonged dehydration. One of the first clear signs that a person is suffering from dehydration is redness in the face. If the person’s face appears flushed, it is imperative they get access to water as quickly as possible to[...]