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Living life safely in your own home is best, we provide an alternative to assisted living
Nothing can be quite as stressful as being a caretaker for someone who needs frequent assistance from a family member to live independently. Often aging parents require some kind of assistance around the house, too go shopping, or make medical appointments. However,...read more
Alzheimer’s disease gradually diminishes a person’s ability to communicate. People with dementia have more difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions, as well as more trouble understanding others. Here are some tips to help in communication and understanding: Learn...read more
For seniors, the odds of falling each year are about one in three. Good odds if you’re looking to win a lottery; not very good odds if you’re a senior or care for a senior and want them to stay safe and healthy. Falls constitute the leading cause of injury and...read more
Some simple home modifications can make for safer and more comfortable living at home. Entries and Doorways There should be at least one no-step entry to the house with a coverOutdoor walkway should be well litInstall a sensor light focusing on the front-door lockUse...read more
When Transportation for Seniors Becomes Challenging- Home Care in Spokane, WA Boise, ID and Twin Falls ID Can Help
Most of us take the ability to get in the car to go run some errands or to get somewhere for granted. After all, we are used to being able to drive ourselves wherever it is that we would like to be whenever it is that we would like to go. However, there is a point for...read more
Thriving But Not Driving- How Home Care in Spokane, WA, Boise, ID and Twin Falls ID Can Keep Seniors Mobile, But Safe
Just because their eyesight or other physical limitations has made it so that they can’t drive anymore, doesn’t mean that seniors don’t want to get out and about. Seniors are living happier, more energetic, and healthier lives now than ever before, but a lack of...read more
At some point or another, many of us will either need to consider home health care for ourselves or for a loved one. Choosing home health care may be an easy choice for some, since it allows the person to remain in their own home and continue a certain level of...read more
Various legal mechanisms can assist in the management of assets and health care when a person becomes incapacitated. Make it a priority to make these arrangements before, rather than after, they are needed. Below is some basic information on Durable Power of Attorney...read more
On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law legislation that established the Medicare and Medicaid programs. July 30th, 2015 marked the 50th Anniversary for Medicare. Before Medicare's creation, approximately 65% of those over 65 had health...read more
Deciding whether your loved one should move into an assisted living facility or remain at home is a tough decision and, given the choice, almost everyone would prefer to stay at home. However, that kind of decision rarely depends on what we want. Costs, safety,...read more
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Our mission is to provide care for seniors, disabled individuals and those in need. We care about each family and client. We tailor our services and schedules to meet your needs. Our caregivers are screened, have full background checks, trained and are supervised to ensure they provide the best care available.