What Are ADLs And IADLs And How Do They Relate To Senior Caregiving?


23 June 2020 What Are ADLs And IADLs And How Do They Relate To Senior Caregiving? What are ADLs and IADLs? ADLs, or activities of daily living, are the key tasks that people do every day to manage their daily lives. health and live independently. As an adult child, you may recognize that your senior parents or loved ones have difficulty completing everyday tasks. Those tasks are ADLs; learning...

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Senior Health & Happiness Go Hand-In-Hand!


5 Oct 2019 Senior Health & Happiness Go Hand-In-Hand! “Keep yourself in good shape if you can. Have many passions. And look for magic moments… like sunsets and sunrises, rainbows, beautiful birds, music and people’s lovely comments to you. All of those are magic moments and they are free for all. Be sure to keep your eye open for them.” These amazing pieces of advice were offered by Julia...

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How Green Spaces Can Be Beneficial To Senior Health in Philadelphia


18 Jul 2019 How Green Spaces Can Be Beneficial To Senior Health in Philadelphia If you are providing care for a senior in Philadelphia, we ask: when was the last time he/she got to explore a green space? Whether in a backyard garden, a local park, or on a trip out to the countryside, visiting green spaces can be extremely helpful for the mental health of seniors – which can translate into improved...

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Planning for Senior Care After A Hospital Discharge


8 Jul 2019 Planning for Senior Care After A Hospital Discharge When you have an elderly loved one who has been hospitalized and is soon due to be discharged, they will almost undoubtedly require an extra level of care afterward.  Hospitalization can leave anyone out of sorts, and seniors may find getting back on their feet after a stint in the hospital to be even more difficult. Proper preparation...

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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...

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