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 and your family understand the nature of the particular disease better. As senior home care professionals, we have outlined some great resources to aid you in dealing with any of the debilitating senior problems mentioned above. 

Alzheimer’s Association

Consider this: you wake up tomorrow and discover that someone very close to you has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Now ask yourself these questions:

  • Would you know what you are getting into?
  • Would you know how to treat them?
  • Would you know how the disease is affecting them?

The goal of the Philadelphia-based Alzheimer’s Association is to provide support for anyone with Alzheimer’s or those with loved ones affected by this disease. From information on how to spot early signs, methods of treatment and the information on the biology of the disease, this is a great website for education on all of the pertinent issues surrounding Alzheimer’s disease. For those considering investing in senior home care services, make sure you know enough about what your loved one is dealing with before making the investment.

Elder Net

For those looking for information on special kinds of senior care help including housing, nursing or emergency assistance, Elder Net is a great resource.

Through the studying of aging issues and continued guidance on these topics, Elder Net can help you ensure that you and your loved ones are properly taken care of in a senior care home and have access to all of the help that you need at all times.

Caring.com

Getting an informed opinion on the quality of the numerous senior home care services available to you is very beneficial and at Caring.com, this is easier than ever. From nursing home reviews to opinions on the quality of in-care services, this website is committed to helping you determine the best services for you and your loved ones. Caring.com offers separate sections focused on the following topics:

  • Senior Care
  • In-Home Care
  • Health Conditions
  • Money
  • Caregiver Wellness
  • Support Groups

Knowing how to provide proper senior home care for a loved one can be difficult and at Neighborly Home Care, we understand how stressful this process can be.

Using the above resources can help ease the pressure and educate you on the right decisions for you and your family. Should you have any further questions regarding our recommended resources or wish to book an initial consultation at Neighborly Home Care, give us a call at 610-658-5822.

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