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Connecting Generations: How Young People are Helping Older Adults Stay Social

staying social in senior care
staying social in senior care
By Jennifer Thompson, 12:27 pm on October 10, 2019

Keeping up with technology comes naturally to the younger generations, like iGen, Generation Z, Millennials, and Generation X. So, what about our senior citizens? They often struggle to keep up with advancements or get left behind completely. But these younger generations, especially those with parents or grandparents in senior care, can teach seniors how to stay social, too! You can…

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Senior care legal documents
Senior care legal documents
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:44 am on September 26, 2019

Have a parent in senior care? Preparing to enroll a parent into senior care services? If so, then beginning to familiarize yourself with the essential legal documents needed for a parent in senior care listed below will be to your benefit. Advanced Directive An advanced directive is crucial for a senior to have prepared, especially if, at any point in…

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end of life care
end of life care
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:55 am on September 15, 2019

Having a conversation about end of life care can be difficult. But being able to discuss this topic can give peace of mind to you, your senior, and the whole family. Although we know this is a very sensitive topic, planning out end of life care options now can honor your senior’s wishes, especially if they are no longer able…

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Home Care for Disabled Seniors
Home Care for Disabled Seniors
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:23 am on August 22, 2019

What if we told you that 25% of senior Americans ages 65 – 74 live with a disability? That’s a lot of seniors facing a unique set of challenges that many aging adults may not have to manage. We understand that it can sometimes be overwhelming to care for a senior with a disability, and so we at Home Care…

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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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