Hiring a Private Caregiver

Are You Considering Hiring a Private Caregiver? Families are often concerned about the costs involved in hiring a caregiver through an in-home care agency, and look to other resources such as finding private caregivers to provide care for their loved one. Understandably, cost is a factor in decision-making. However, what most families do not realize are the hidden costs and…

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Waiting for a Crisis?

Here are a Few Reasons You Don’t Want to Wait for a Crisis From time to time, families decide to wait a while before moving ‘Mom and/or Dad’. Usually, they have called Time to Move because of an event that created a ‘wake up call’ about the health and safety of a senior relative or themselves. After talking and/or doing…

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Dispelling the Nursing Home Myth for Long Term Care

Nursing Homes for Long Term Care? Most seniors will never need to go to a nursing home.” A Nursing Home, (aka skilled nursing facility or SNF) is for seniors who have a skilled medical need requiring round the clock medical supervision. Your loved one may need to be in a skilled nursing facility if he or she requires regular physical…

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Who Pays for Senior Care?

Who Actually Pays for Senior Care? There are many myths surrounding the cost of care for senior and who is going to pay for it. I hope this information will help clarify some of your questions. Medicare Medical insurance for people over 65. Like medical insurance, it covers doctors visits, hospital care, short term rehabilitation services, and care, hospice, and…

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