How Telemedicine Can Help Seniors Remain at Home


9 June 2020 How Telemedicine Can Help Seniors Remain at Home Telemedicine can help seniors remain at home while maintaining high-quality care. The telehealth and remote medicine field has grown immensely over the past few years, with an estimated value of $36.2 billion in 2020. Improved affordability and accessibility of telemedicine are partly responsible for the growth. The remote nature of...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Discusses 5 Aging in Place Concerns


22 May 2020 Neighborly Home Care Discusses 5 Aging in Place Concerns If circumstances permit, aging in place is often desirable for elderly loved ones. “Aging in place” means growing older in one’s own home. However, people understandably have aging in place concerns, as many are unsure how their loved one’s lifestyle will be affected by physical and mental changes associated with growing older....

Read More

Are Seniors Safer At Home?


8May 2020 Are Seniors Safer At Home? Are seniors safer at home? Most seniors would prefer to be at home in familiar surroundings for the sake of comfort. Health scares like the COVID-19 virus illustrate why seniors are safer at home. They are more vulnerable to sickness and injury, but at home with family or a professional caregiver, they receive personalized protective care. As people age, their...

Read More

Senior Companionship During the Holiday Season is a Compelling Need


15 Nov 2019 Senior Companionship During the Holiday Season is a Compelling Need Many hardships can sometimes be associated with growing old, and those hardships can become especially difficult during the holiday season.  Seniors need love and support, and a special need exists for senior companionship during the holiday season. Why Holidays Are Hard on Many Seniors The year-end holidays are...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Explores 5 Challenges Seniors Face Living at Home Alone


5 Sep 2019 Neighborly Home Care Explores 5 Challenges Seniors Face Living at Home Alone As people begin to grow older, they begin to lose the ability to do the same things that they were able to when they were younger. Basic tasks like cooking and cleaning, which were once part of a manageable daily routine, are now too difficult to perform, and these are only a couple of the challenges seniors...

Read More

How To Prepare A Senior's Home For Safely Aging In Place


22 Aug 2019 How To Prepare A Senior’s Home For Safely Aging In Place Numerous studies and other evidence support the thought that, whenever possible, the best situations for seniors is aging in place, living in their own home.  Aging in place allows a senior to be most comfortable, surrounded by their treasured possessions and memories, while also more easily maintaining their social network. Unless...

Read More

Aging in Place Is A Popular Choice for Senior Living


1 Aug 2019 Aging in Place Is A Popular Choice for Senior Living If you have a senior loved one who is starting to have issues maintaining their lifestyle due to aging, you may be wondering what the best living arrangement might be. After all, you have plenty of options. However, if circumstances permit, aging in place is almost always the best choice. “Aging in place” simply means growing older...

Read More

Medicaid vs Long-Term Care Insurance in Philadelphia Elderly Care


29 May 2019 Medicaid vs Long-Term Care Insurance in Philadelphia Elderly Care In the event you are providing elderly care in Philadelphia, you may be called upon to help with a wide variety of tasks for the senior in your life – and one of those tasks may be helping them make decisions regarding insurance.  Deciding whether Medicare/Medicaid or private long-term care insurance will be better...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips For Filing Seniors’ Taxes


5 Apr 2019 Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips For Filing Seniors’ Taxes Tax season is here again – will you be helping to prepare taxes for an elderly loved one in your life? Senior home caregivers in Philadelphia often find themselves in the position of assisting with taxes, which can be a particularly stressful situation.  Keeping track of one’s own taxes is difficult enough, but what about someone...

Read More

Common Caregiver Problems: A Series with Solutions – Part 3 – Ambiguous Loss and Anticipatory Grief


3 Mar 2019 Common Caregiver Problems: A Series with Solutions – Part 3 – Ambiguous Loss and Anticipatory Grief As any of the caregiver agencies in Philadelphia can tell you, any form of caregiving involves unique challenges. In part one and part two of this series, we covered the work stresses and overall emotional stress that many caregivers often deal with. However, perhaps the toughest emotional...

Read More

Philadelphia Home Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Encourages People To Promote Health for American Heart Month


7 Feb 2019 Philadelphia Home Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Encourages People To Promote Health for American Heart Month Feb 5, 2019 – Ardmore, PA – February is American Heart Month, the month to recognize the impact that our lifestyles have on our cardiac health. American Heart Month is particularly important to Neighborly Home Care, and anyone else providing home care for senior citizens.  Those...

Read More

Services for Seniors in Philadelphia – Helping Seniors Age Independently


6 Jul 2018 Services for Seniors in Philadelphia – Helping Seniors Age Independently For many seniors, retaining their independence as they age is a top priority. Unfortunately, as a person grows older, physical and mental abilities begin to degrade. The rate of loss will be different for everyone, but sooner or later, the senior will likely need some help. For people providing services for seniors...

Read More

Moving Your Senior Loved Ones? Here Are Some Tips to Make the Process Smoother


22 Jun 2018 Moving Your Senior Loved Ones? Here Are Some Tips to Make the Process Smoother Has the time arrived for a loved senior in your life to move to a new home? For many aging people, the solution to maintaining an independent lifestyle is downsizing – moving into a smaller, better-organized space that demands less day-to-day maintenance. Such a move can make things easier for those providing...

Read More

Physical Exercise Can Strengthen the Brain of Seniors Receiving Home Health Care Services in Philadelphia


8 Jun 2018 Physical Exercise Can Strengthen the Brain of Seniors Receiving Home Health Care Services in Philadelphia When providing home health care services in Philadelphia to seniors, one of the most important goals is helping to keep both their minds and bodies healthy.  As research shows, these things are more directly connected than many people realize and studies have shown that physical...

Read More

Local Senior Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Wants the Public to Be Aware of Medicare Card Scams


25 May 2018 Local Senior Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Wants the Public to Be Aware of Medicare Card Scams May 25, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – Beginning in April 2018, the US government began mailing out new Medicare cards to Medicare enrollees across the country. Senior residents in Pennsylvania are scheduled to receive their cards between April and June, 2018. The new cards are designed...

Read More

Celebrate Aging in Pennsylvania During Older Americans Month


10 May 2018 Celebrate Aging in Pennsylvania During Older Americans Month May is here, and that means Older Americans Month has arrived. Originally established during the Kennedy Presidency (as “Senior Citizens Month”), Older Americans Month is all about celebrating aging and the contributions which older Americans make. Whether you are providing home care for a senior citizen, or merely want...

Read More

Senior Care Tips – Great Springtime Activities for Seniors in Philadelphia, PA


11 Apr 2018 Senior Care Tips – Great Springtime Activities for Seniors in Philadelphia, PA Spring is coming, which is great news for anyone providing senior care in Philadelphia, PA. Winter presents a lot of challenges for caregivers, creating new safety risks for that make maintaining an active lifestyle difficult. Spring brings a lowered risk of slip-and-fall injuries, as well as many more...

Read More

Great Winter Senior Care in Philadelphia Encourages Seniors to Stay Active for Health and Happiness


26 Feb 2018 Great Winter Senior Care in Philadelphia Encourages Seniors to Stay Active for Health and Happiness Providing senior care in Philadelphia can be particularly tricky during the winter, and for more reasons than just the dangers presented by snow and ice. One big danger to vulnerable seniors in the winter is the tendency to become sedentary.  Being cooped up in the house during a long...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care, Senior Home Care Agency Advises Heart Attack Symptom Awareness for American Heart Month


12 Feb 2018 Neighborly Home Care, Senior Home Care Agency Advises Heart Attack Symptom Awareness for American Heart Month February 1, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – February is American Heart Month, and home care agencies in Philadelphia, like Neighborly Home Care, want everyone to be aware of the dangers of heart disease.  The US Center for Disease Control estimates that 610,000 people die of heart...

Read More

Main Line Home Care Service Offers Winter Tips for Senior Care in Philadelphia, PA


31 Jan 2018 Main Line Home Care Service Offers Winter Tips for Senior Care in Philadelphia, PA Every season creates its own challenges when providing senior care in Philadelphia, PA, but in many ways, winter is the hardest – particularly here in the Main Line area where we can see truly intense winter weather.  Many aspects of winter can threaten a senior, both mentally and physically, so caregivers must...

Read More

Financial Abuse – Part 2: Preventing Elderly Financial Abuse When Providing Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr


30 Oct 2017 Financial Abuse – Part 2: Preventing Elderly Financial Abuse When Providing Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr When one is providing senior home care in Bryn Mawr, many issues exist that affect the lives of senior loved ones. However, the problem of financial abuse – or financial fraud – is often overlooked, even though seniors lose billions of dollars every year to fraud. In our previous Neighborly...

Read More

Isolation Series, Part 3: Combating Isolation in Seniors When Providing Elderly Home Care


16 Oct 2017 Isolation Series, Part 3: Combating Isolation in Seniors When Providing Elderly Home Care Are you concerned that a senior you know may be suffering from isolation? As our elderly home care  professionals have discussed in previous articles in this series, a senior may easily become socially isolated – and without other people realizing.  Fortunately, unlike many other problems which...

Read More

Bryn Mawr Senior Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Shares Money-Saving Tips for Seniors


2 Oct 2017 Bryn Mawr Senior Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Shares Money-Saving Tips for Seniors According to the US Federal Reserve, more than one-third of seniors have reported “major financial stress” in the last three years. As stress is a significant complicating factor in many challenges facing seniors, both physical and mental, senior care provider Neighborly Home Care would like to...

Read More

Senior Care Series on Financial Abuse, Part 1 – What Is Financial Abuse and What Are the Effects?


18 Sep 2017 Senior Care Series on Financial Abuse, Part 1 – What Is Financial Abuse and What Are the Effects? Many threats exist to a senior’s well-being that a Bryn Mawr senior home care provider must be aware of when providing any form of senior care. Unfortunately, along with all the physical concerns of elderly people, some of those threats come from other people in the form of financial...

Read More

Elderly Home Care Provider Examines Isolation, Part 2 – The Effects of Isolation on Seniors


8 Sep 2017 Elderly Home Care Provider Examines Isolation, Part 2 – The Effects of Isolation on Seniors Anyone who is providing elderly home care should be aware of the possibility of isolation affecting the elderly person in their care. Isolation is a “hidden threat” to many seniors, which their caregivers can easily overlook. However, isolation can cause significant problems for the senior,...

Read More

Delaware County Senior Home Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Reminds Residents of the Healing Power of Laughter


18 Aug 2017 Delaware County Senior Home Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Reminds Residents of the Healing Power of Laughter Aug 18, 2017 – Bryn Mawr, PA – Senior home care in Delaware County may be serious business, but fun and laughter is always needed! Multiple studies have shown that seniors who retain a sense of humor and have a good hearty laugh from time to time reap the benefits. Some...

Read More

Elderly Home Care in Bryn Mawr – Provider Examines Isolation Part 1 – Definition and Causes


10 Aug 2017 Elderly Home Care in Bryn Mawr – Provider Examines Isolation Part 1 – Definition and Causes While many threats exist to those receiving elderly home care in Bryn Mawr, one tends to be overlooked: Isolation. Physical and social isolation can be at the heart of a great many other problems which affect older people, from physical ailments to psychological issues such as depression. In...

Read More

Elderly Care Service Provider’s Top 3 Summer Precautions


14 Jul 2017 Elderly Care Service Provider’s Top 3 Summer Precautions Are you aware of the various dangers that summertime can present to your elderly loved ones? Most people see summer as a time for enjoying oneself and the outdoors, but for seniors summer can be among the most dangerous times of the year. Seniors are much more susceptible to heat-related illnesses, and are potentially more vulnerable...

Read More

Bryn Mawr Elderly Care Service Provider, Neighborly Home Care, Outlines the Importance of Being Proactive About Health Records and Medication Information


21 Jun 2017 Bryn Mawr Elderly Care Service Provider, Neighborly Home Care, Outlines the Importance of Being Proactive About Health Records and Medication Information June 21, 2017 – Ardmore, PA –As a Bryn Mawr elderly care service provider for a senior loved one, among the most important duties is keeping on top of medical records and medications. Doing so will allows you to more quickly determine...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Reminds Bala Cynwyd Seniors to Get Outdoors for Health


2 May 2017 Neighborly Home Care Reminds Bala Cynwyd Seniors to Get Outdoors for Health 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...

Read More

Medication Safety 101: Practicing Responsible Pharmaceutical Management in Elderly Home Care


31 Mar 2017 Medication Safety 101: Practicing Responsible Pharmaceutical Management in Elderly Home Care A frequent side effect of aging is that an individual may start needing more medications to maintain their health and quality of life. However, seniors may reach the point that they need help doing so, either because they are reluctant to take the medications or because they are unable to...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Reminds Families That Home Care Agencies Can Help with Senior Fitness


29 Mar 2017 Neighborly Home Care Reminds Families That Home Care Agencies Can Help with Senior Fitness March 29, 2017 – Ardmore, PA – Neighborly Home Care, one of the leading home care agencies in Main Line Pennsylvania, knows many people fail to realize that more options exist for senior fitness today than ever before. Boomers and the silent generation (the group of Americans born between 1925...

Read More

Elderly Care Experts at Neighborly Home Care Remind Pennsylvanians That Options Exist for Winter Senior Financial Assistance


26 Feb 2017 Elderly Care Experts at Neighborly Home Care Remind Pennsylvanians That Options Exist for Winter Senior Financial Assistance February 26, 2017 – Ardmore, PA – One of the most common issues in providing elderly care is ensuring the elderly remain safe during the winter, despite often being on limited fixed incomes. Household problems such as poor insulation or broken heating units...

Read More

Just in Time for Valentine's Day- Provider of Elderly Home Care in Delaware County Offers 14 Heart-Healthy Foods for American Heart Month


1 Feb 2017 Just in Time for Valentine’s Day- Provider of Elderly Home Care in Delaware County Offers 14 Heart-Healthy Foods for American Heart Month February is all about hearts, as we honor those who have captured our hearts on Valentine’s Day. February is also American Heart Month. As one of the top providers of elderly home care in Delaware County, we recognize (as does the CDC) that...

Read More

Trusted Provider of Senior Care in Delaware County, Neighborly Home Care, offers a Quick FAQ about Senior Care Costs


20 Jan 2017 Trusted Provider of Senior Care in Delaware County, Neighborly Home Care, offers a Quick FAQ about Senior Care Costs For anyone considering senior care in Delaware County, undoubtedly one of the biggest concerns is the possible cost of care. Neighborly Home Care would like to present a quick guide to answer the most common questions people have about these costs. Frequently Asked...

Read More

Senior Care in Delaware County: What is Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) and is LTCI Right for You?


12 Dec 2016 Senior Care in Delaware County: What is Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) and is LTCI Right for You? The senior care question “how will I be cared for when I’m old?“is one that weighs on nearly everyone’s mind at some point, particularly as they move past their 50s and into their 60s. The question becomes especially worrisome to many if they have a chance of significant physical or...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Discusses Why People are Choosing In Home Care as an Alternative to Residential Centers for Seniors in Delaware County


20 Dec 2016 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...

Read More

Elderly Care Service in Bryn Mawr – What is Elder Self-Neglect and What Are the Warning Signs?


14 Nov 2016 Elderly Care Service in Bryn Mawr – What is Elder Self-Neglect and What Are the Warning Signs? Elder self-neglect is a problem that is often seen by providers of elderly care service in Bryn Mawr, and experts on aging around the country agree that elder self-neglect is one of the biggest “hidden” problems facing seniors today. What is elder self-neglect? The National Adult Protective...

Read More

In Home Care in Bala Cynwyd – What Benefits Can Music Therapy Bring?


17 Oct 2016 In Home Care in Bala Cynwyd – What Benefits Can Music Therapy Bring? 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.Music therapy is a rapidly-growing field of research and testing. Many scientific tests have shown that in certain...

Read More

Will Changes to Medicare Part B Affect Elderly Care in Bryn Mawr?


10 Oct 2016 Will Changes to Medicare Part B Affect Elderly Care in Bryn Mawr? At Neighborly Home Care, we have noticed a lot of concern among those providing elderly care in Bryn Mawr regarding the proposed changes to Medicare Part B, and whether it would have any effect on them.   Medicare B has been a topic of some discussion in the news over the summer. The short answer is, no, as things stand...

Read More

Elderly Care Service in Delaware County – Ensuring Proper Sleep


3 Oct 2016 Elderly Care Service in Delaware County – Ensuring Proper Sleep While providing our elderly care service in Delaware County, Neighborly Home Care often hear people repeating myths about aging that are actually untrue. Of course, we always do our best to dispel these myths! One of the most common myths we hear is “Older people need less sleep than younger people.” However, the truth...

Read More

Senior Home Care in Delaware County – Recent Research Suggests Ten Preventable Stroke Risk Factors


2 Oct 2016 Senior Home Care in Delaware County – Recent Research Suggests Ten Preventable Stroke Risk Factors One factor that may cause a need for senior home care in Delaware County, and the rest of the world, is the threat of stroke.  A stroke is caused when a blood clog restricts the flow of blood to the brain, and even a single stroke can sometimes cause massive neurological damage. In many...

Read More

Community Health Choices Empowers Seniors to Remain Independent


16 Sep 2016 Community Health Choices Empowers Seniors to Remain Independent Starting in January 2017, residents of southwest Pennsylvania will become eligible for the brand new Community Health Choices (CHC) program administered through the Department of Human Services (DHS). Participants who enroll in the program will begin to receive benefits in July of 2017. The CHC will allow participants...

Read More

Home Care Agencies in Delaware County: Five Concerns for Seniors


3 Sep 2016 Home Care Agencies in Delaware County: Five Concerns for Seniors Every day seniors can face myriad problems that they are afraid or ashamed to discuss with their loved ones. Understanding these problems is essential so you can discuss your loved one’s concerns and help discover solutions. Five of the biggest concerns seniors face are: Outliving Their Savings Life expectancy rose rapidly...

Read More

Delaware County Elderly Care Service Notes: Centers for Disease Control Updates Vaccination Warnings


26 Aug 2016 Delaware County Elderly Care Service Notes: Centers for Disease Control Updates Vaccination Warnings Vaccinations play a critical role in disease prevention in the United States. Childhood shots for common ailments raised life expectancy and decreased infant mortality throughout the 20th century. While children have been the focus of vaccination programs, Centers for Disease Control...

Read More

Elderly Home Care in Delaware County – Three Activities for National Senior Citizen Day


21 Aug 2016 Elderly Home Care in Delaware County – Three Activities for National Senior Citizen Day Every August, the United States honors the contributions of seniors with the celebration of National Senior Citizens Day (August 21). Originally conceived as an unofficial holiday by Joseph J. Goodwin in the 1950s, Senior Citizens Day has grown to encompass the entire country. The celebration gained...

Read More

Attempting Long-Distance Senior Care? Bryn Mawr Home Care Provider, Neighborly Home Care, Offers Some Tips


19 Aug 2016 Attempting Long-Distance Senior Care? Bryn Mawr Home Care Provider, Neighborly Home Care, Offers Some Tips Attempting to provide care to a loved senior, without living nearby, is a challenging situation that many people in America face.  In fact, nearly a quarter of individuals who are providing care to an older adult are doing so from an hour or more away. Neighborly Home Care sees...

Read More

Elderly Care in Bryn Mawr – Proactive Care Decreases the Risk of Debilitating Falls


7 Jul 2016 Elderly Care in Bryn Mawr – Proactive Care Decreases the Risk of Debilitating Falls In the United States, more than 700,000 people a year are hospitalized for injuries received during a fall, and a significant portion of those patients are senior citizens. Brittle bones and fragile bodies put seniors at increased risk of injury from accidents that might only cause bumps and bruises...

Read More

Senior Care in Delaware County – Four Signs Your Loved One May Be Unfit to Drive


30 Jun 2016 Senior Care in Delaware County – Four Signs Your Loved One May Be Unfit to Drive Senior citizens face many serious problems when driving. Aging slows reaction times and reduces vision, especially at night. As a result, drivers over the age of 70, and especially those 85 and older, have the highest rate of fatal accidents in the United States, injuring more than 200,000 seniors a...

Read More

A Home Care Provider in Bala Cynwyd Can Improve Senior Safety This Summer


20 Jun 2016 A Home Care Provider in Bala Cynwyd Can Improve Senior Safety This Summer Rising temperatures introduce a new set of risk factors for your senior loved ones. Throughout the summer, you must take special measures to protect your senior loved ones from high summer heat, and to keep them safe. These four tips provide a strong foundation of protection for your loved ones. Hydrate and...

Read More

In-Home Care in Bryn Mawr – Father's Day Is Coming, So Make It a Good One


2 Jun 2016 In-Home Care in Bryn Mawr – Father’s Day Is Coming, So Make It a Good One Whether your father is receiving some form of Bryn Mawr in-home care, or is still fully independent and active, you can engage in plenty of activities that will help make this Father’s Day (June 19, 2016) a truly special day. In fact, in many ways, you have more options than ever before. Boomers are by...

Read More

Senior Care in Delaware County- Active Seniors Are Healthy Seniors


25 May 2016 Senior Care in Delaware County- Active Seniors Are Healthy Seniors Feeling your best and staying healthy is critical at any age, and even more important as someone gains a few gray hairs. As your parents age, they will undoubtedly experience several significant life changes, such as career changes or retirement, the loss of loved ones, and a number of physical changes. Senior care...

Read More

Elderly Care in Delaware County – Keeping Your Brain Active


10 May 2016 Elderly Care in Delaware County – Keeping Your Brain Active One of the most unfortunate aspects of elderly care is dealing with dementia, and the slow degrading of mental processes associated with Alzheimer’s Disease. The process is stressful for both the loved one and the caregiver, with greater loss of facilities and abilities as it progresses. While in most cases, we are unable...

Read More

Senior Care Agency Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips on Making Senior Moms Happy for Mother’s Day!


26 Apr 2016 Senior Care Agency Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips on Making Senior Moms Happy for Mother’s Day! She brought you into the world and she has spent her life caring for you. What can you do to show that you care and make Mother’s Day special for your senior Mom? Traditional gifts might be just what she likes, however, Bala Cynwyd senior home care agency Neighborly Home Care offers a...

Read More

Senior Home Care – Help the Senior in Your Life Avoid Disastrous Scams


11 Apr 2016 Senior Home Care – Help the Senior in Your Life Avoid Disastrous Scams You have many things to consider when providing senior home care; you want your loved one to have the best care and treatment possible, and ultimately be safe. Unfortunately, oftentimes threats to their well-being can come unseen by family via the telephone. Scams and other shady schemes have been on the rise for...

Read More

Senior Care – A Stress-Free Senior Is a Happier Senior


5 Apr 2016 Senior Care – A Stress-Free Senior Is a Happier Senior One of the most important aspects of senior care is simply helping seniors to prevent stress in their lives. As people age, many lose the ability to deal with stress as well as they once did, and stress weakens the immune system. Since seniors are already at greater risk of disease, high levels of stress can be truly sickening. Neighborly...

Read More

How to Afford Elderly Care


1 Mar 2016 How to Afford Elderly Care Undoubtedly, one of the biggest concerns facing any family with elderly relatives in need of care is the money issue: Whether it is in the senior’s home or in the home of a family member, elderly care can often place significant financial burdens on a family. However, providing the care and support needed by these precious members of your family is important....

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Announces Senior Care Tips for Heart Health Month in February


22 Feb 2016 Neighborly Home Care Announces Senior Care Tips for Heart Health Month in February Ardmore, PA – February, 2016- Each February, the American Heart Association (AHA) raises cardiovascular awareness through Heart Health Month. Although heart health is important for everyone, seniors are at an increased risk for various cardiovascular diseases. As a result, Neighborly Home Care has provided...

Read More

Hiring A Home Care Provider – Medicaid Now Covers Some In-Home Senior Care


12 Feb 2016 Hiring A Home Care Provider – Medicaid Now Covers Some In-Home Senior Car Hiring a home care provider can now be an affordable option for more families, many of whom find it far preferable to taking their elderly loved ones to a senior home. All 50 states in the nation now offer Medicaid options for in-home senior care, through the Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver....

Read More

Active Senior Care Is a Vital Part of Proper Senior Care


5 Feb 2016 Active Senior Care Is a Vital Part of Proper Senior Care There is an unfortunate cliché we hear too often of aging seniors being home-bound and slowly disengaging from all the activities they used to enjoy. The reality is that seniors today are often more active than ever before, which provides significant physical and mental health benefits. Active seniors tend to be healthier, and...

Read More

Considerations for Providing Home Care for an Aging Parent


29 Jan 2016 Considerations for Providing Home Care for an Aging Parent As your parents or other elderly loved ones get older, their needs will become increasingly challenging. While choosing a nursing home is an option, a growing number of people are electing to move their parents into their homes with the assistance of home care agents. If you have considered all of the choices and decided that...

Read More

Senior Home Care: New Years Resolutions for the Elderly and Their Families


22 Jan 2016 Senior Home Care: New Years Resolutions for the Elderly and Their Families The New Year is upon us, and that often means fresh starts and resolutions. Based on professional experience in giving care to seniors, Neighborly Home Care has some resolution suggestions for the entire family. Each year brings new challenges, especially as we age, but with the right attitude, 2016 can be...

Read More

Choose the Right Home for Proper Care of Your Elderly Loved One


14 Jan 2016 Choose the Right Home for Proper Care of Your Elderly Loved One Do you have elderly loved ones who are beginning to have trouble taking care of themselves? Many options are available to provide the help they need: elderly in home care, retirement homes, nurse visits, and living with their family. Knowing what is best for them can be hard, so you have to weigh all the options. Consider...

Read More

Come Together to Decide on Elderly Care for Loved Ones


31 Dec 2015 Come Together to Decide on Elderly Care for Loved Ones When a member of your family reaches an age or stage in their life where they are unable to care for themselves, decisions can become difficult. How will you find elderly care suitable to provide all the needs your loved one is going to require? Are you able to afford an in-home care attendant? These are difficult decisions with...

Read More

Senior Care – You Have the Power to Help Ease a Senior's Loneliness This Holiday Season


23 Dec 2015 Senior Care – You Have the Power to Help Ease a Senior’s Loneliness This Holiday Season If you want to make a big difference in someone’s life this holiday season, spend some time with a senior citizen. You can spend time with your senior loved ones or you can volunteer at a senior care center; a mere half an hour of your time can make a monumental difference in the life of...

Read More

Home Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Introduce 7 Warning Signs an Elderly Parent Needs Assistance


12 Dec 2015 Home Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Introduce 7 Warning Signs an Elderly Parent Needs Assistance 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...

Read More

Senior Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Highlight 5 Tips for Winterizing Homes


6 Dec 2015 Senior Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Highlight 5 Tips for Winterizing Homes For seniors living in their own homes, the wintertime can be a challenging period of the year. Families should come together during this period to analyze the potential risks within loved ones’ homes and ensure their safety during the colder months. In this article, the trusted team at senior care company...

Read More

Elderly Care Service Providers Meet Meal Preparation Challenges


1 Dec 2015 Elderly Care Service Providers Meet Meal Preparation Challenges Meal preparation is one of the biggest concerns for family members and other caregivers trying to provide elderly care services. Good nutrition will keep seniors living longer; unfortunately creating appealing meals according to dietary restrictions is difficult for some caregivers. In fact, family members who care for...

Read More

In Home Care And The Flu – What You Need To Know


25 Nov 2015 In Home Care And The Flu – What You Need To Know December 6-12, 2015 is National Influenza Awareness Week. Most likely we have all had the flu at some point in our lives. For most of us, being sick with the flu means curling up in bed with a box of tissues and getting lots of sleep. Enduring the virus is miserable, taking time away from work, family, and leisure, but with a few days...

Read More

In-home care experts at Neighborly Home Care highlight growing national trend – Senior citizens moving back in with their children


17 Nov 2015 In-home care experts at Neighborly Home Care highlight growing national trend – Senior citizens moving back in with their children Did you know that President Obama’s mother-in-law recently moved into the White House? Seniors from all over the country are now moving back in with their children to receive in-home care directly from their relatives. The team at in-home care company...

Read More

Senior Care Company Neighborly Home Care Offers a Guide on Preventing Dehydration in Seniors


2 Oct 2015 Senior Care Company Neighborly Home Care Offers a Guide on Preventing Dehydration in Seniors 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...

Read More

Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights 5 Tips for Keeping Seniors Safe Inside and Outside the Home


26 Sep 2015 Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights 5 Tips for Keeping Seniors Safe Inside and Outside the Home Seniors are highly vulnerable to slips, falls and other safety issues within their home properties. Family members need to understand and respond to relevant safety issues. By doing so, they can help their senior relatives achieve a semblance of independence and allow them...

Read More

Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights Importance of Proper Hydration for Seniors


20 Sep 2015 Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights Importance of Proper Hydration for Seniors The latest studies show that around the age of 45, the aging process begins to impact our body significantly. Around this age, the body becomes less efficient and starts to show the signs of aging. One of the leading causes of negative health impacts as we age is dehydration. Optimal hydration...

Read More

Home Care Will Be Among the Fastest Growing Industries in the Next Decade


14 Sep 2015 Home Care Will Be Among the Fastest Growing Industries in the Next Decade According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the home health care industry will see a rapid increase in jobs over the next decade, adding over one million jobs. The industry is one of the fastest in the nation, with home health aides typically hired to assist clients living at home with meal preparation,...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Explains How to Keep Your Loved Ones Active By Combating Negative Excuses with Positive Reinforcements


11 Aug 2015 Neighborly Home Care Explains How to Keep Your Loved Ones Active By Combating Negative Excuses with Positive Reinforcements You have probably heard about the psychology of positive reinforcement: when a person does something good, their actions are rewarded, thereby increasing the likelihood that they will continue to perform these actions in the future. Although this technique can...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Suggests Cool Ways for Seniors to Beat the Heat This Summer


5 Aug 2015 Neighborly Home Care Suggests Cool Ways for Seniors to Beat the Heat This Summer As we get older, it can often seem more difficult for us to get motivated and exercise, but now that the summer weather has arrived it is more challenging to resist the warm and enticing, outdoor world. This summer, instead of spending it in front of a computer or a television screen, take the opportunity...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Explains Why a Picnic Is the Perfect Summer Activity


30 Jul 2015 Neighborly Home Care Explains Why a Picnic Is the Perfect Summer Activity If you are currently caring for a senior citizen, then you are probably considering all of the fun, different summer activities that you can enjoy. From scenic walks to poolside swims, there are lots of fun activities to choose from. At Neighborly Home Care, our senior care givers recommend that families and...

Read More

Is Home Care the Best Option For Your Family?


13 Jul 2015 Is Home Care the Best Option For Your Family? What are the options of care for your loved ones? What is best for them? In reality, there are actually many options to provide care to your parents, grandparents and other family. Options vary from living in a nursing home to home care, but approximately 70 percent of adults over the age of 65 will need long-term care services. While...

Read More

Elderly Home Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care, Discusses the Effects of Dehydration


30 Jun 2015 Elderly Home Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care, Discusses the Effects of Dehydration As part of the aging process, adults begin to notice that their bodies are not as strong as they once were. One of the major issues that the body faces is dehydration; seniors over the age of 65 have been found to have approximately 10% less water weight than they did when they were younger because...

Read More

Senior Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care Presents the Negative Consequences That Governor Tom Wolf’s Actions Will Have on Home Care


30 May 2015 Senior Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care Presents the Negative Consequences That Governor Tom Wolf’s Actions Will Have on Home Care Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has recently announced that he will be making three major changes that could have a negative impact on senior care services. A New Sales Tax In an effort to decrease school property taxes, the Governor is proposing to...

Read More

Home Care Provider, Delaware County’s Neighborly Home Care Offers Senior Citizens Affordable Living & Housing Options


5 Feb 2015 Home Care Provider, Delaware County’s Neighborly Home Care Offers Senior Citizens Affordable Living & Housing Options As senior citizens age, they might find that living alone can be challenging emotionally, physically, financially, and socially. Fortunately, there are multiple senior living and housing options for elderly individuals. These can include anything from: Remaining...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care's Recommended Resources for Individuals and Families Seeking and Using Senior Home Care Services


26 Jan 2015 Neighborly Home Care’s Recommended Resources for Individuals and Families Seeking and Using Senior Home Care Services If you or someone in your family is a senior dealing with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, the effects of a stroke or dementia, then you surely know the importance of senior home care services. These services help with daily activities, but they can also help both you...

Read More

Elderly Care Tips for Cold Weather Preparation


13 Jan 2015 Elderly Care Tips for Cold Weather Preparation The harsh conditions that come with the cold weather are difficult for everyone to endure, but for seniors and their family members, the winter weather can also be dangerous. Slippery sidewalks are just one of the hazardous conditions that can lead to accidents and falls. Because of this, taking extra care of senior citizens during the...

Read More

How Home Care Specialists Can Help Seniors Struggling with Parkinson’s disease


12 Nov 2014 How Home Care Specialists Can Help Seniors Struggling with Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease is a common disease that many elderly citizens struggle with on a daily basis. Characterized by the degeneration of the nervous system over time, Parkinson’s disease most often impairs individuals from being able to perform basic movement-related activities. A senior with Parkinson’s...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Now Offering Free Consultations to Anyone Interested in Elderly Care Service


5 Nov 2014 Neighborly Home Care Now Offering Free Consultations to Anyone Interested in Elderly Care Service Ardmore, PA – Finding a caregiver who is able to provide genuine and dependable care for elderly and disabled clients is often a difficult task because of the hard work associated with people who need constant care. Unlike other home care agencies, Neighborly Home Care offers so much more...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Highlights Summer Risks to Seniors


21 Oct 2014 Neighborly Home Care Highlights Summer Risks to Seniors The summer sun has been welcomed by residents across Pennsylvania, but for some seniors living at home, the increased heat of the summer can result in significant health concerns.  Therefore, it is important that caregivers provide their loved ones, especially if they are elderly, enhanced levels of care during the hot summer...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Outlines the Biggest Risks for Senior Citizens in their Homes


2 Jul 2014 Neighborly Home Care Outlines the Biggest Risks for Senior Citizens in their Homes For many elderly citizens, especially ones who are living alone, the home can prove to be a dangerous environment. Although most senior citizens are quite capable of caring for themselves, there are certain risks that come with aging that sometimes cannot be avoided. One of the biggest threats to seniors’...

Read More

Neighborly Home Care Provides 7 Tips on How Senior Citizens can Minimize Fall Risks in their Homes


1 Jul 2014 Neighborly Home Care Provides 7 Tips on How Senior Citizens can Minimize Fall Risks in their Homes The home can prove to be a dangerous environment for senior citizens, especially if they are living alone.  The majority of accidents that occur take place in the home. This is particularly true for seniors and the elderly. The biggest of these threats to seniors involves falling. Many...

Read More