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Assisted Living or In Home Care

Posted on June 28th, 2018

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, health, proximity and living situation, for instance if your elder […]

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What are the Activities of Daily Living?

Posted on June 22nd, 2018

When you start looking into senior care for your loved one, undoubtedly, you will come across ADLs or the Activities of Daily Living. This term is frequently used to identify what level of care your senior needs. There are six main components to the activities of daily living. They are: Eating Bathing Dressing Toileting Continence […]

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In Home Care Vs Home Health Care

Posted on June 1st, 2018

There’s a lot of misinformation regarding in home care vs home health care. Both take place in a loved one’s home, but the type of services provided are very different. What is Home Health Care? Home health care is usually not full-time care. It’s medical help from a licensed professional, but carried out in the […]

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Need Help With Senior Care?

Posted on May 10th, 2018

A lot changes when you become the caregiver, and it all seems to happen when you least expect it. You have no professional training, no timeline, and not idea the level of care that’s needed from you. It happens, it’s life changing, and you’re expected to adapt. This is why many people need help with […]

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Breast Cancer Facts, Research, And Symptoms

Posted on October 18th, 2015

With October being breast cancer awareness month, we thought it would be educational to put together an article with Breast Cancer facts and research. Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in females worldwide. It accounts for 16% of all female cancers and 22.9% of invasive cancers in women. 18.2% of all cancer deaths […]

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What Do You Say To Someone Who Is Dying?

Posted on September 15th, 2015

This is so tough. Sometimes it feels like there are no right words to say. Sometimes the simplest words mean the most. Here is a letter sent from a friend of mine, to his Uncle who was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. It was great to talk to you today, Uncle Joe. You are a seriously […]

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Medicaid Versus Medicare

Posted on July 26th, 2013

There is much confusion over the difference between Medicaid and Medicare. Both programs were created in 1965 and provide health care benefits. Medicare provides health insurance to those over the age of 65 and Medicaid provides health benefits to low income individuals typically over the age of 65 but also to children and the disabled. […]

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Can Medicaid Pay For In Home Care?

Posted on July 2nd, 2013

Yes, depending on your loved ones needs and financial ability, Medicaid can pay for in home care providers. Generally, anyone who qualifies for long term care under the Medicaid program can choose to live at home and receive services which allow them to age in place. Home care services are called Home and Community Based […]

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At Home Care Services Boise Idaho – Havenwood Brochure

Posted on May 29th, 2013

A brief flyer of the at home care services Havenwoods provides in Boise, Idaho. We provide at home care for seniors allowing them to age in place. Our care services can be flexibly scheduled from 1 to 24 hours including live in arrangements. Our caregivers are screened, background checked, trained and supervised. Our office staff […]

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Hiring A Home Care Agency In Boise Idaho – NPDA Article

Posted on May 29th, 2013

There are many issues when hiring and findinghome care agencies in Boise, Idaho. This article was published by the National Private Duty Association andprovides information and assistance in determining the need for and choosing the type of home care services your loved one may need. The article covers the types of private duty home care […]

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