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Senior Care Tax Deductions
Senior Care Tax Deductions
By Jennifer Thompson, 7:08 am on August 13, 2019

Families who have a loved one receiving senior care services – or who will be soon – should know about the importance of senior care tax deductions that work to their family’s benefit. We want to tell you about some of these benefits, but first, please be aware that Home Care Assistance does not officially offer tax advice. We suggest that you seek…

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senior care transportation
senior care transportation
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:49 am on July 25, 2019

Many things come along with the inevitable process of aging, and one of them is changing the way we get around and accomplish simple tasks, like grocery shopping, running errands, and even grabbing the mail from the end of our driveway. Sometimes these activities may become more challenging, but that doesn’t mean we should have stress about them as senior…

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in home care from home care assistance in knoxville, tn
in home care from home care assistance in knoxville, tn
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:34 am on July 12, 2019

Need some tips on connecting with your parent or grandparent’s caregiver? If you have a senior using in home care services, chances are you’re interacting with their caregiver often. We understand that it can sometimes be difficult to connect with that person, so we’ve come up with several different ways to help you build a positive relationship with them! Read…

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senior care
senior care
By Jennifer Thompson, 11:53 am on June 27, 2019

Want to become better connected with your loved one in senior care? At Home Care Assistance, we have 3 powerful – yet simple – suggestions for you to strengthen your bond and improve your relationship with your senior! Take a look below. Social Activities Help your loved one in senior care become engaged with social activities. Getting involved with them…

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By Jennifer Thompson, 1:47 pm on June 13, 2019

Over the next 10 years, the senior home care industry is going to change quite a bit. Just like the US economy, home care has its ups and downs, and as a result, we are looking at several trends to expect very soon. Get ready for more independent housing options, “senior-friendly” homes with more amenities, and plenty more technology available…

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home care checkup appointment
home care checkup appointment
By Jennifer Thompson, 10:46 am on May 23, 2019

We understand your routine checkup with your doctor each year isn’t always your favorite thing to do, but is still important! This is especially true if you are already utilizing home care services. Maintaining your health is a top priority and your doctor visits can help! The next time you visit your doctor, ask them these five key questions that…

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senior care for moms
senior care for moms
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:42 pm on May 9, 2019

Here in Nashville, TN, it’s really starting to feel like Spring now that May is here. We love the month of May for not only the spring season but also for Mother’s Day! This year, if you’re buying a mom in senior care, we came up with a great gift idea list. We did the creative thinking for you, so…

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home care in the spring in Nashville, TN
home care in the spring in Nashville, TN
By Jennifer Thompson, 2:31 pm on April 25, 2019

Welcome, Spring! Warm weather is finally here in Nashville. That means we can start enjoying our time outdoors with our seniors! We make this a lot easier for you to do this season with a great home care plan for your senior. Want to make the most out of the outdoors with your senior this season Take a look at…

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Millennials Providing Senior Care
Millennials Providing Senior Care
By Jennifer Thompson, 12:16 pm on April 11, 2019

Think about the word “caregiver.” What comes to your mind? You probably don’t associate it with Millennials… but you should! Millennials ages 20 – 34 are a fast-growing group that is stepping into “primary” caregiver roles to take care of their grandparents. As a result, their parents are becoming “secondary” caregivers. The Millennial generation is taking on the responsibilities that…

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Senior Care - Depression
Senior Care - Depression
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:46 am on March 22, 2019

Unfortunately, among seniors, depression is a fairly common issue that many endure. There are quite a few causes and symptoms of elderly depression, all of which can completely affect the senior care and your loved one’s life. Since senior depression often goes unnoticed, it’s important to stay vigilant of the causes and the symptoms. Often times, seniors are reluctant to…

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