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Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological condition that affects the movement of individuals. Typically Parkinson’s disease is recognized by a shuffling gait or resting tremor. Over the years research has concluded that exercising with Parkinson’s disease may be the most beneficial form of treatment. Parkinson’s Disease Overview Parkinson’s disease is a progressive condition involving the […]

June 25, 2021

Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease

Many families are choosing to age in place. In fact, AARP reports indicate 75% of individuals prefer to age in place. Aging in place becomes more feasible with aide from senior care providers such as home health aides. That begs the question, is insurance going to cover the expenses related to senior care? Home Health […]

June 25, 2021

Will Insurance Cover Senior Care?

A Parkinson’s diagnosis is life changing for many families. However, there is no need to hit the panic button right away. Initial Diagnosis In order to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a visit with a neurologist is needed. Neurologists specialize in treating diseases and disorder associated with the brain and nervous system. With that being […]

June 25, 2021

Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease

Finding a solution as the right type of care for a loved one is challenging for many families. Among two of the most popular options today include adult day centers or in-home senior care. Adult Day Center Adult day centers (ADC) have become increasingly popular over the years. These centers are designed for aging individuals […]

June 24, 2021

In-Home Senior Care or Adult Day Center

When it comes to senior care there are many providers. Those providers may work for an agency, nursing registry or privately as their own entity. That begs, the question, what is the difference between a home health aide (HHA) and a certified nursing assistant (CNA)? Things to Consider First and foremost it is important to […]

June 23, 2021

Senior Care: Home Health Aide vs. Certified Nursing Assistant

Home health care is the first part of the recovery process when overcoming an injury or illness. Who is Home Health Care For? Home health care is for patients who are considered homebound. Medicare defines homebound as, needing the help of another person or medical equipment such as crutches, a walker, or a wheelchair to […]

June 23, 2021

The Home Health Care Process

There is often a stigma associated with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Many often relate a diagnosis immediately to end stage signs and symptoms. However, Alzheimer’s disease occurs in various stages, each of which moving at their own pace. While it is possible individuals may progress through the stages quicker than others, it’s important to […]

June 22, 2021

The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

There are many services that work within the homes of aging individuals. Two of the most common are home health care and private duty care. Sometimes, these two are confused, after all, there are many moving pieces and parts to successful aging. Home Health Care Home health care is a skilled set of services provided […]

June 22, 2021

Home Health Care vs. Private Duty

Respite care is a great option for many families and it comes in a number of different forms! Respite care is designed to give the family caregiver a break. Many family caregivers feel they must provide care at all times. The truth is, care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week is not sustainable. […]

June 22, 2021

Respite Care is Always an Option

You have be hearing a number of different service providers or acronyms within the senior care space. It can be overwhelming at times. With an industry full of many services it’s important to know what private duty care is and how it may play a role in your care or your loved one’s care. Private […]

June 21, 2021

What is Private Duty Care?