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Assisted Living - When is the right time?

My father-in-law passed away about a month and a 1/2 ago. They had been married just shy of 65 years, and lived in the same home (on a farm) their entire marriage. Prior to dad's passing, mom had shown some signs of memory loss. However, since moving into... more

20 Discounts for Veterans

Learn how retired military members and their families can save money with these special offers. Veterans deserve to be praised for their years of service to our country -- a selfless, admirable feat that should never go unnoticed. And not only on Veterans Day and Memorial Day. Businesses know this and... more

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15 Questions to Ask During a Senior Caregiver Interview

Talk about vacation time, driving records and more prior to hiring a senior caregiver. If you're hiring a senior caregiver on your own, start by screening applicants over the phone, then meet in person (consider a public meeting place, like a coffeeshop). If things feel like a good fit, introduce the potential... more


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What day of the week is the least busiest time to travel?

I don't want to send my mother on a plane when it is crazy. When is the best time for her to travel alone?

Senior Care Certifications 101

Learn where to get senior care certifications and why they're important. You enjoy working with seniors and have plenty of experience providing companionship, assistance, and care. Maybe you've cared for your own parents or grandparents, or worked at an assisted living facility or nursing home. You know you... more

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The Home Care Options Guide: Medicare-Certified Home Care

This type of home care is usually covered by Medicare or Medicaid and the nurses can offer skilled or unskilled care. Medicare-certified home care, also known as skilled care, or visiting nurses, offer a range of services including wound care, pain management, infusion therapy, rehabilitation therapies and medication management. If... more

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How Much Does a Home Care Aide Cost?

The pay rate for home care aides differs based on geological location, job requirements and more. Once you have clarified your in-home care needs, you'll then be able to identify providers and learn what the costs would be for each provider. Of course, having family, friends or volunteers provide... more