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Know Your Senior Caregiving Options

posted by Samantha Cox on January 21, 2022

How to Choose Between Independent Living, Assisted Living, & In-Home Care.

For aging seniors and their loved ones, receiving the best senior caregiving is essential. However, a happy, healthy, and safe senior life may not look the same for every person. Many seniors have unique physical and mental needs as they age, and different care options may be better or worse for different situations.Read More…

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When 24/7 Home Health Care Might Be Necessary

posted by Samantha Cox on December 10, 2021

Deciding on the best way to care for your elderly loved one is a really difficult choice. If you’re considering getting 24/7 home health care for a family member, you’ve probably got a lot of questions about that sort of service. Here, we’ll try to give you some idea of when that sort of care would be appropriate. Essentially, this would be any situation in which the senior in question can’t be left alone, but we’ll dive into more specifics in the following sections. 

 

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Happy Veterans Day from SHC!

posted by Ted Ryan on November 10, 2021

At Seniors Home Care, we have the privilege of working with and assisting many senior veterans. We are grateful for the opportunity to spend time with such heroes and help them achieve the highest quality of living.

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Private Home Health Care Jobs 101

posted by Samantha Cox on November 09, 2021

When it comes to aging, most people are afraid, resistant, or otherwise hostile. Making the process easier for older adults is a really lofty goal, and that’s what private home health care jobs are here for. Those professionals work to keep seniors in their homes and provide whatever support they need, proving that aging doesn’t have to be scary. Read More…

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11 Different Aspects of Private Home Health Care

posted by Samantha Cox on October 07, 2021

You might not have a very clear picture in your mind of private home health care. Since those services cover such a broad range, it might be difficult to parse out exactly what is included. The answer is that of course the specific services will vary depending on the caregiver. So, our list here isn’t meant to be completely comprehensive or completely universal. As we’ll point out later on, only qualified health professionals should do certain private home health care tasks. However, most of the items on this list are core services offered by most private home health care providers.Read More…

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15 Questions to Ask Seniors in Your Life

posted by Samantha Cox on September 23, 2021

It might be hard to start a conversation with your elderly loved ones sometimes. Especially if you’re on the younger side, it can feel like you don’t have much in common and don’t have much to talk about. And if you’re tasked with elder care, you might be spending all your time with the senior in your life, and all your standby conversation topics are starting to feel stale. Coming up with new questions to ask seniors can feel pretty daunting when you grew up in completely different words.Read More…

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14 Fun Senior Activities for August

posted by Samantha Cox on August 12, 2021

It’s no secret that August in St. Louis is hot. It’s muggy, it’s gross, it’s oppressive. However, there are certain things we can do to lighten up those heavy summer days. Finding fun senior activities for August can make the weather more bearable, and they can make the days fly right by. We’ve compiled some of our best ideas for senior activities for August and organized them into this helpful numbered listRead More…

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What Makes the Best in Home Care?

posted by Samantha Cox on July 28, 2021

You only want the absolute best for your loved ones. You’re always looking out for them to get them a better deal or a better accommodation, and that should include the best in home care. The tricky thing there is that you’re not always sure what to look for.

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Questions to Ask About Senior Care Management

posted by Samantha Cox on June 15, 2021

Even if you live near your aging relative, do you always know what’s going on with them? Do they let you know when they need help, or do they try to go it alone, doing the best they can? Making sure your older loved ones are getting the proper support is a top priority, but it can be hard to accomplish. Hiring senior care management services can make that goal more attainable. Before you jump into that, though, you need to get some questions answered. 

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Explaining Total Patient Care and Other Care Models

posted by Samantha Cox on May 20, 2021

When you or a loved one is in need of high-quality, ongoing care, you’ll have quite a lot of options to sift through. One key way to weed out some of those different potentials is to narrow in on one specific type of care, like total patient care. You might be interested in private home care, or you might not think staying in your home is the best idea. Maybe all you need help with are some chores around the house, or maybe you’d benefit from a more intensive method of treatment.Read More…