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Transferring Responsibility of Finances from Elderly to Family Member When Contemplating In-Home Care
There are many things to consider when contemplating in home care for a loved one. Taking charge of his or her finances can be a daunting task, but these three things can help the process run more smoothly. 1 Create A Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Also referred to as a medical power…Read More
Elderly Enemies: Falls and Medications
At Home Care Book, we provide assistance with daily activities and fall prevention so our elderly clients can continue to live independently in their own home. This is sometimes referred to as “aging in place.” To age in place is not as easy as it sounds. According to The United States of Aging Survey conducted…Read More
Transitioning Back Home From A Hospital Stay
Most seniors are ready to go home after a long stay at the hospital, inpatient rehabilitation facility or skilled nursing facility. Perhaps, you are reading this while you or an elderly loved one is currently at the end of a long stay at one of these facilities. It’s great when you learn that you have…Read More
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Important Facts About Falls
Each year, millions of elderly people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, one out of three seniors falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again...
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