Tag: Elderly Care

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....

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Series on Dementia: Part 5: Family Meetings and Elderly Care Support in Delaware County


10 Apr 2017 Series on Dementia: Part 5: Family Meetings and Elderly Care Support in Delaware County Elderly care in Delaware County can sometimes be difficult, but perhaps never more so when dementia is a factor. As we have discussed in previous blogs in this series, dementia creates significant hurdles to overcome, from recognizing the warning signs, to properly planning for the progress of...

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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...

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Elderly Care in Bryn Mawr: Exploring Dementia, Part 2: Recognizing the Warning Signs


2 Jan 2017 Elderly Care in Bryn Mawr: Exploring Dementia, Part 2: Recognizing the Warning Signs As part of our work providing elderly care in Bryn Mawr, we at Neighborly Home Care believe that people increasingly have the need for better understanding the causes and signs of dementia. We began this series of articles so that those with aging relatives know what to watch for, and how to deal...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Neighborly Home Care: “New Technology is Modernizing the Way We Look at Elderly Care”


30 Nov 2015 Neighborly Home Care: “New Technology is Modernizing the Way We Look at Elderly Care” Leaving the family home can be difficult– it is the place in which our best memories are often made and an environment in which we have felt secure and comfortable for many years. For this reason, the transition to an elderly care environment can be difficult for some, and when possible, they will...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Neighborly Home Care Attends the Pennsylvania Homecare Association’s (PHA) Private Duty Summit to Learn about the Biggest Issues in Elderly Care Service Today


24 Nov 2014 Neighborly Home Care Attends the Pennsylvania Homecare Association’s (PHA) Private Duty Summit to Learn about the Biggest Issues in Elderly Care Service Today Camp Hill, PA – When a senior citizen living alone requires a home care provider ensuring that they receive only the most ethical, trustworthy, and knowledgeable help is paramount. Competent professionals, who offer home care...

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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...

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Summer Travel Tips from Neighborly Home Care, Elderly Care Provider


19 Sep 2014 Summer Travel Tips from Neighborly Home Care, Elderly Care Provider Neighborly Home Care, a provider of elderly care, has learned many tips and tricks throughout decades of caring for seniors. Now that summer is nearing its end, some may be squeezing in one more vacation before the leaves turn and the heat fades into sweater weather. Those receiving elderly care in their homes may...

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