Tag: home care

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...

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How Will Intergenerational Housing Affect Elderly Care?


24 Feb 2020 How Will Intergenerational Housing Affect Elderly Care? Housing is one of the most important considerations with regard to senior care as people age and become less able to fully care for themselves. For many families, this entails either sending elderly loved ones to senior care homes or hiring a caregiver to visit them at home. But in recent years, intergenerational living has become...

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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...

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Can Technology Help Revolutionize Bala Cynwyd Home Care?


28 Aug 2017 Can Technology Help Revolutionize Bala Cynwyd Home Care? Everyone knows that we are in a fast-changing world with new technologies appearing at a rapid pace. Can some of those new technologies also help with Bala Cynwyd home care? Yes! In fact, here at Neighborly Home Care, we are extremely interested in the potential of new technologies for improving aspects of senior life. Listed...

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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...

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Exploring Dementia, Part 3: Advance Planning for Home Care, Medical and Legal Issues


16 Feb 2017 Exploring Dementia, Part 3: Advance Planning for Home Care, Medical and Legal Issues Today, we continue our series on dementia and how to deal with its presence in senior home care scenarios. Previously, we looked at causes of dementia, as well as recognizing common warning signs of dementia. Now, we will talk about what is potentially one of the most uncomfortable topics:  planning...

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Neighborly Home Care Warns Families about Medications Linked to Early-Onset Dementia


20 Nov 2016 Neighborly Home Care Warns Families about Medications Linked to Early-Onset Dementia November 20, 2016 – Bala Cynwyd, PA – Neighborly Home Care, a provider of professional senior home care in Bala Cynwyd, is greatly concerned about reports of medications that may increase early-onset dementia. Dementia is already a serious issue in senior care, and families should be careful to avoid...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Toll of Caregiving on Adult Caregivers


27 Dec 2015 The Toll of Caregiving on Adult Caregivers Caregivers offer an invaluable service to society; they provide in-home assistance and even 24 hour care for the elderly. The caregivers help elderly people with daily tasks that have become too difficult for them to do on their own. In addition, caregivers remind seniors to take their medications and prepare meals according to their dietary...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Neighborly Home Care Introduces Three Advantages That Respite Care Can Offer Seniors and Their Families


14 Oct 2014 Neighborly Home Care Introduces Three Advantages That Respite Care Can Offer Seniors and Their Families Caring for a loved one can be an exceptionally rewarding experience.  It can also be mentally and physically demanding work.  Many American families who understand this dynamic, are now calling on respite care providers to assist with the care of their loves ones. Choosing a professional...

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Neighborly Home Care Now Providing One-On-One Care Visits Hospital Stays


29 Sep 2014 Neighborly Home Care Now Providing One-On-One Care Visits Hospital Stays Ardmore, PA-based home care providers, Neighborly Home Care, have announced that the company will now be offering one-on-one care visits for clients staying at the hospital. This latest service will ensure that loved ones feel appreciated and cared for during difficult in-hospital recovery stages. For those whose...

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Rod Rhen, President of Neighborly Home Care, to Attend Home and Community-Based Elderly Care Services Conference


8 Jul 2014 Rod Rhen, President of Neighborly Home Care, to Attend Home and Community-Based Elderly Care Services Conference Ardmore, PA – Rod Rhen, President and founder of Neighborly Home Care, attended a home and community-based services provider meeting on Friday June 13, 2014, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The event was hosted at the Radisson Hotel in Harrisburg at 1150 Camp...

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