Tag: Senior 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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Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips For Filing Seniors’ Taxes


5 Apr 2019 Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips For Filing Seniors’ Taxes Tax season is here again – will you be helping to prepare taxes for an elderly loved one in your life? Senior home caregivers in Philadelphia often find themselves in the position of assisting with taxes, which can be a particularly stressful situation.  Keeping track of one’s own taxes is difficult enough, but what about someone...

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The 2019 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Is Here – What You Need to Know


20 Feb 2019 The 2019 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Is Here – What You Need to Know Once again, Medicare Advantage is open for enrollment or for current participants to change their Medicare plans. This year is notable for people who are providing or receiving home care in Philadelphia because one major change is that Medicare Advantage insurers can now reimburse for in-home services. The...

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Philadelphia Home Health Care Services Help Avoid Potential Bullying at Senior Centers


7 Aug 2018 Philadelphia Home Health Care Services Help Avoid Potential Bullying at Senior Centers When you think about senior care centers, you probably imagine a place of camaraderie, where older people get together to make friends and share their interests. Unfortunately, a series of investigations around the country in recent years have revealed a dark side to some senior centers and homes:...

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Celebrate Aging in Pennsylvania During Older Americans Month


10 May 2018 Celebrate Aging in Pennsylvania During Older Americans Month May is here, and that means Older Americans Month has arrived. Originally established during the Kennedy Presidency (as “Senior Citizens Month”), Older Americans Month is all about celebrating aging and the contributions which older Americans make. Whether you are providing home care for a senior citizen, or merely want...

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Senior Care Tips – Great Springtime Activities for Seniors in Philadelphia, PA


11 Apr 2018 Senior Care Tips – Great Springtime Activities for Seniors in Philadelphia, PA Spring is coming, which is great news for anyone providing senior care in Philadelphia, PA. Winter presents a lot of challenges for caregivers, creating new safety risks for that make maintaining an active lifestyle difficult. Spring brings a lowered risk of slip-and-fall injuries, as well as many more...

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Main Line Home Care Service Offers Winter Tips for Senior Care in Philadelphia, PA


31 Jan 2018 Main Line Home Care Service Offers Winter Tips for Senior Care in Philadelphia, PA Every season creates its own challenges when providing senior care in Philadelphia, PA, but in many ways, winter is the hardest – particularly here in the Main Line area where we can see truly intense winter weather.  Many aspects of winter can threaten a senior, both mentally and physically, so caregivers must...

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Bryn Mawr Senior Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Shares Money-Saving Tips for Seniors


2 Oct 2017 Bryn Mawr Senior Care Provider Neighborly Home Care Shares Money-Saving Tips for Seniors According to the US Federal Reserve, more than one-third of seniors have reported “major financial stress” in the last three years. As stress is a significant complicating factor in many challenges facing seniors, both physical and mental, senior care provider Neighborly Home Care would like to...

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A High-Tech Option in Senior Care Fitness


10 Feb 2017 A High-Tech Option in Senior Care Fitness Fitness is undoubtedly an important aspect of senior care. The benefits to seniors remaining active and as fit as is reasonably possible are almost too numerous to list, spanning everything from improved cardiovascular health to mental improvements. A high-tech option is gaining a lot of traction in senior care circles:  Cybercycling.  If...

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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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Elderly Home Care in Delaware County – Three Activities for National Senior Citizen Day


21 Aug 2016 Elderly Home Care in Delaware County – Three Activities for National Senior Citizen Day Every August, the United States honors the contributions of seniors with the celebration of National Senior Citizens Day (August 21). Originally conceived as an unofficial holiday by Joseph J. Goodwin in the 1950s, Senior Citizens Day has grown to encompass the entire country. The celebration gained...

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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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Quality Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr Is Available at Neighborly Home Care


2 May 2016 Quality Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr Is Available at Neighborly Home Care If you have an elderly loved one who is beginning to require more care than you or your family can provide, alternatives to a nursing home or other dedicated care facility do exist. Quality senior home care is available in Bryn Mawr through Neighborly Home Care, with a range of options depending on how self-sufficient...

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Senior Care Agency Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips on Making Senior Moms Happy for Mother’s Day!


26 Apr 2016 Senior Care Agency Neighborly Home Care Offers Tips on Making Senior Moms Happy for Mother’s Day! She brought you into the world and she has spent her life caring for you. What can you do to show that you care and make Mother’s Day special for your senior Mom? Traditional gifts might be just what she likes, however, Bala Cynwyd senior home care agency Neighborly Home Care offers a...

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Senior Home Care – Help the Senior in Your Life Avoid Disastrous Scams


11 Apr 2016 Senior Home Care – Help the Senior in Your Life Avoid Disastrous Scams You have many things to consider when providing senior home care; you want your loved one to have the best care and treatment possible, and ultimately be safe. Unfortunately, oftentimes threats to their well-being can come unseen by family via the telephone. Scams and other shady schemes have been on the rise for...

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Senior Care Givers Can Get Support


9 Mar 2016 Senior Care Givers Can Get Support Often the relatives of aging loved ones are those who gladly take on the task of providing senior care for them. The role of caregiver is vital and the work is an act of love. However, one element of senior care that is many times overlooked is the toll it can place on those providing the care. The responsibility of being directly responsible for...

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Neighborly Home Care Announces Senior Care Tips for Heart Health Month in February


22 Feb 2016 Neighborly Home Care Announces Senior Care Tips for Heart Health Month in February Ardmore, PA – February, 2016- Each February, the American Heart Association (AHA) raises cardiovascular awareness through Heart Health Month. Although heart health is important for everyone, seniors are at an increased risk for various cardiovascular diseases. As a result, Neighborly Home Care has provided...

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Active Senior Care Is a Vital Part of Proper Senior Care


5 Feb 2016 Active Senior Care Is a Vital Part of Proper Senior Care There is an unfortunate cliché we hear too often of aging seniors being home-bound and slowly disengaging from all the activities they used to enjoy. The reality is that seniors today are often more active than ever before, which provides significant physical and mental health benefits. Active seniors tend to be healthier, and...

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Come Together to Decide on Elderly Care for Loved Ones


31 Dec 2015 Come Together to Decide on Elderly Care for Loved Ones When a member of your family reaches an age or stage in their life where they are unable to care for themselves, decisions can become difficult. How will you find elderly care suitable to provide all the needs your loved one is going to require? Are you able to afford an in-home care attendant? These are difficult decisions with...

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Senior Care – You Have the Power to Help Ease a Senior's Loneliness This Holiday Season


23 Dec 2015 Senior Care – You Have the Power to Help Ease a Senior’s Loneliness This Holiday Season If you want to make a big difference in someone’s life this holiday season, spend some time with a senior citizen. You can spend time with your senior loved ones or you can volunteer at a senior care center; a mere half an hour of your time can make a monumental difference in the life of...

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Senior Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Highlight 5 Tips for Winterizing Homes


6 Dec 2015 Senior Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Highlight 5 Tips for Winterizing Homes For seniors living in their own homes, the wintertime can be a challenging period of the year. Families should come together during this period to analyze the potential risks within loved ones’ homes and ensure their safety during the colder months. In this article, the trusted team at senior care company...

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Senior Care Company Neighborly Home Care Offers a Guide on Preventing Dehydration in Seniors


2 Oct 2015 Senior Care Company Neighborly Home Care Offers a Guide on Preventing Dehydration in Seniors As we age, the water content within our body decreases. As a result, seniors require more water than younger adults to retain their optimal mental and physical conditioning. Dehydration has become a pervasive issue among American seniors, and the issue has been associated with an increased...

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Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights 5 Tips for Keeping Seniors Safe Inside and Outside the Home


26 Sep 2015 Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights 5 Tips for Keeping Seniors Safe Inside and Outside the Home Seniors are highly vulnerable to slips, falls and other safety issues within their home properties. Family members need to understand and respond to relevant safety issues. By doing so, they can help their senior relatives achieve a semblance of independence and allow them...

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Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights Importance of Proper Hydration for Seniors


20 Sep 2015 Senior Care Leader Neighborly Home Care Highlights Importance of Proper Hydration for Seniors The latest studies show that around the age of 45, the aging process begins to impact our body significantly. Around this age, the body becomes less efficient and starts to show the signs of aging. One of the leading causes of negative health impacts as we age is dehydration. Optimal hydration...

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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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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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Senior Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care Presents the Negative Consequences That Governor Tom Wolf’s Actions Will Have on Home Care


30 May 2015 Senior Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care Presents the Negative Consequences That Governor Tom Wolf’s Actions Will Have on Home Care Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has recently announced that he will be making three major changes that could have a negative impact on senior care services. A New Sales Tax In an effort to decrease school property taxes, the Governor is proposing to...

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Rotary Club Member of Senior Care Center, Neighborly Home Care, Participated in Annual Holiday Auction


31 Jan 2015 Rotary Club Member of Senior Care Center, Neighborly Home Care, Participated in Annual Holiday Auction Ardmore, Pennsylvania – Senior care center Neighborly Home Care’s founder and Ardmore Rotary Club member, Rod Rhen, participated in the Rotary Club’s Annual Holiday Auction on December 18, 2014. The auction was held to raise funds for local non-profit organizations and is a sign...

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Rotary Club Member of Senior Care Center, Neighborly Home Care, Participated in Annual Holiday Auction


24 Dec 2014 Rotary Club Member of Senior Care Center, Neighborly Home Care, Participated in Annual Holiday Auction Ardmore, Pennsylvania –  Senior care center Neighborly Home Care’s founder and Ardmore Rotary Club member, Rod Rhen, participated in the Rotary Club’s Annual Holiday Auction on December 18, 2014. The auction was held to raise funds for local non-profit organizations and is a sign...

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Representatives from Senior Home Care Company Neighborly Home Care Attend Pennsylvania Homecare Association Event


30 Oct 2014 Representatives from Senior Home Care Company Neighborly Home Care Attend Pennsylvania Homecare Association Event Specialists from trusted senior home care provider, Neighborly Home Care, recently attended Pennsylvania Homecare Association & Department of Public Welfare/Office of Long Term Living Provider’s Meeting event at the Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill, PA. This event brought...

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