Category Archives: senior care

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Yes! Planning is Good!

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An article in NowItCounts.com absolutely nails it! I have been poking and prodding and nagging at folks, in this blog and elsewhere, to take planning for the aging experience much more seriously than most people do. Well, along comes this … Continue reading

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Daughters and Sons as #Caregivers


An interesting – but not surprising – article in AgingCare.com starts with the headline, “Daughters Care Twice as Much for Their Parents, Compared to Sons“. I am sure that title did not refer to emotional attachment, but to the level … Continue reading

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It Just Keeps Getting Better


I have written several posts recently about our experience applying the Music & Memory program to our home care services at Support For Home In-Home Care. I continue to smile and appreciate what our Home Care Aides are doing with … Continue reading

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More Music, More Memory

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A few days ago I posted an article on why Support For Home In-Home Care became certified in the Music & Memory program. We have been rolling it out to a number of our home care clients and continue to be … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act and Home Care

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Each year, Support For Home In-Home Care participates in the Private Duty Benchmarking Study, conducted by Home Care Pulse. These studies cover a wide range of topics and are quite valuable to home care agencies – and to the clients … Continue reading

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Elders and Healthcare Followup

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Yesterday I wrote about an article in USA Today about the incredible financial cost of healthcare for our country’s medically complex elders. As I mentioned, that cost is not just to our clinical healthcare system, including Medicare. It also hits … Continue reading

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Elders Impacting Health Care

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USA Today published a story titled, “Nation’s sickest seniors reshape health care”. The subtitle is, “10,000 SENIORS COST MEDICARE $1 BILLION”. That comes out to $100,000 for each of those seniors. That is an annual figure. As USA Today indicates, The … Continue reading