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How Can We Improve Seniors Lives?

January 19, 2022

When we enter the world, our parents are generally dedicated to giving us everything we need to be healthy, happy, and well adjusted. As we advance into our senior years, we slowly transition into needing more and more care. This can be difficult for seniors themselves as well as their families to face. But with care and forethought, we can help our elders to get the most out of life, to be fulfilled, and to enjoy the peace and dignity that they have earned and deserve. The good news is that none of the ways we can help improve the... View Article

10 Signs it Might be Time for In-Home Care

January 12, 2022

As your elders or loved ones continue to age, the decision of whether or when to seek some kind of medical/living assistance becomes increasingly pressing. There are a number of reasons we and our elders may choose in-home care over an assisted living facility. These reasons include but are not limited to the following: They need an individualized level of care that cannot be provide at a facility Lower overall costs than the amount paid for admittance to an assisted living facility The freedom for the elder in your life to stay in a home they love If you and... View Article

The Differences Between In-Home Care and a Nursing Home

January 12, 2022

It isn’t easy to figure out what type of care an aging loved one may need when they are no longer able to live independently. This care can typically come in two forms, the first being in-home care that will allow them to remain in their current residence, and the second being a nursing home that will require them to move in for help. The differences between the two are most focused on the level of care you receive, but there are other factors to consider. Level of Care Needs Some people don’t qualify for a nursing home, as this... View Article

Why is Assisted Living for Seniors so Expensive?

January 29, 2021
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Most Assisted living facilities in the Los Angeles county –including areas such as Beverly Hills, Pasadena or Palos Verdes – range from $6,000 to $10,000 per month. This can be a sizeable expense for many seniors, so many people often ask us why it is so expensive. It comes down to many factors but the most important is the large staff required to run an assisted facility. Assisted living facilities will have trained staff in areas from Activities, Nursing, and HR. Furthermore, the heart of these facilities are the caregivers who provide much of the day to day care to... View Article

COVID-19 Care Plans

January 19, 2021
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During this terrible global pandemic, Seniors have been put in the most difficult position of all. This is especially true if you have been admitted to a hospital and are about to get discharged. From the hospital, you may be looking at continuing rehab in a Skilled Nursing Facility or going home. If you still need care, a SNF may be appropriate under normal conditions. However, due to COVID-19, many SNFs are challenged with caring for COVID-19 residents and this puts all facility residents, including you, at risk. In these challenging times, your home is the SAFEST place you can... View Article