Posts Tagged ‘In-Home Care’
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 in Delaware County and across Pennsylvania are choosing the more affordable and individualized in home care.
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.
October 6, 2016 – Ardmore, PA – Can Alzheimer’s be prevented among those identified to be at risk earlier in their lives? A new study called A4 being conducted in Philadelphia, and across the country, seeks to answer this vital question. The in home care experts at Neighborly Home Care want to ensure that Philadelphia and Delaware County residents know about their opportunity to participate in this potentially ground-breaking study.
The decision to become a full time caregiver for an elderly loved one takes careful consideration. Caring for an elderly loved one is much different than caring for a child, and you should prepare yourself for the unique challenges. The following tips for new home care providers in Bryn Mawr can help you avoid some common problems.
Create Open Lines of Communication
When your senior feels you are unhappy with the tasks they need performed, the senior may withdraw and try to handle those situations on his or her own. For example, in the event you make an off-hand comment about seeing your senior’s naked body getting out of the tub, your senior may respond by trying to get out of the tub on his or her own, putting health and safety at risk.
Face difficult discussions head-on and always be open and honest about the needs of your senior. Personal hygiene, finances,[...]
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 far the most active senior generation that we have seen in a long time. Father’s Day with an older parent is no obligatory visit for snacks and a televised ballgame. If the weather is nice, get outdoors!
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.
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 of rest we are back to work again. For others, such as those who need in home care, the flu can lead to life threatening complications. As the 2015-2016 Flu season kicks into gear, understanding the risks of the flu and the benefits of getting the vaccine is important.
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 Neighborly Home Care has noticed this national trend taking place. It is a trend that is helping seniors save their pension money while allowing multiple generations to live together in a safe and comfortable care-focused home environment. Safety and security are especially important for seniors with memory problems and health complications.
Caregivers at Neighborly Home Care are licensed and insured employees that have an understanding and respect for the clients they serve and for whom they provide care. Caregivers at Neighborly Home Care take the time to understand each family’s individual situation and the time to get to know the person receiving care and their other loved ones. Often, caregivers become like family to the person receiving care and their family. This is important for home care businesses because it allows a level of trust between the caregiver and client that will allow the best possible care be provided.
Neighborly Home Care is available 24 hours a day by phone to respond to requests, including clients who need services set up quickly and for the first time. Neighborly Home Care is a fully bonded and insured agency. They are not a registry. Agencies hire their caregivers directly, pay the taxes and insurance[...]