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What NOT to Do When Hiring Home Health Care

What NOT to Do When Hiring Home Health Care

It’s just as important to know what you should not do as it is to know what you should do when it comes to hiring help to care for your loved one at home. It can help avoid many issues in the long run. If home care is something you are considering for your loved…
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How to Know You’re Getting the Best Caregiver

How to Know You’re Getting the Best Caregiver

Having someone come into your home and assist with personal care is a very intimate arrangement. Relying on someone else to prepare meals, run errands, or do anything you have always done for yourself sets up an unusual household dynamic that requires cooperation and understanding from both parties. It’s most basic requirement for success is…
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Medicaid Shifts Funding to Home Care

Medicaid Shifts Funding to Home Care…Will it Work?

What is the least restrictive environment for individuals – elderly or otherwise – who need assistance with personal care, errands, transportation, and other fundamental activities? What is the lowest cost setting for these individuals? Where do most people prefer to be when they reach their golden years? The answer to all three questions is HOME.…
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The Future of Home Care

The Future of Home Care

For the most part, when we think of “home care,” we think of elderly individuals who are being cared for by paid caregivers that assist with non-medical needs, such as personal care or housekeeping tasks. We are also aware of instances in which medical assistance is provided in the home by nurses, physical therapists, occupational…
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Home Care as a Solution

Home Care as a Solution—7 Compelling Reasons Why it Works

When families need to provide a safer alternative for aging parents rather than having them stay alone and care for themselves, home care can often be the best fit. Why? We’ve outlined 7 compelling reason why home care as a solution works. Home Care as a Calling The number one concern for families who are…
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How to Apply for Veterans Home Care Benefits

How to Apply for Veterans Home Care Benefits

Don’t lose out on money that could be available to you by leaving your veterans benefits on the table. According to a New York Times article, hardly anyone who could benefit from the VA program knows they are eligible for it. This article explains what veterans home care benefits are, veterans benefits tips you may…
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How to Prepare a Loved One for Home Care

How to Prepare a Loved One for Home Care

Sometimes, the thought of having home health care can be a difficult transition, not only for your loved one but for the whole family as well. Here are some tips for how to prepare a loved one for home care. Independence is the Goal – If your loved one is a senior who wants to…
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Long Distance Caregiver

Tips for Long Distance Caregivers

If you’re a family caregiver who lives a long distance away from your loved one, you are not alone. It can be difficult to connect and communicate with your hired caregiver when this is the case. Of course, the way you will navigate this situation will vary depending on your loved one’s state of health,…
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7 Ways to Thank a Caregiver

Caregivers are special people. They are patient, compassionate, kind and of course, caring. But caring for a person in need is not easy. It’s all about giving, but rarely does it involve receiving. That’s why making an effort to appreciate your caregiver is extremely important. Whether you hired a caregiver or have a family caregiver…
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Why CarpeVITA Home Care

5 Tips for a Successful Home Care Process

When you begin the home care process for a loved one, it can be frustrating as you learn the ropes, but if you follow these tips, it will help ensure your new home care process runs smoothly. 5 Tips for a Successful Home Care Process 1)   Create a Transition Binder – Prior to starting home…
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