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By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on November 9, 2015

People who were born during the first part of the post-World War II baby boom began reaching senior age in 2011, which means the elderly population has been growing steadily and will continue to grow for quite some time. What does this mean for hourly and live-in caregivers in Philadelphia?…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on November 6, 2015

People of all ages are switching to a vegan diet for many reasons, including the decision to be more health-conscious. If your senior loved one falls into this category, he or she may want to know about some local restaurants serving some healthy dishes to suit this diet. To help…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 30, 2015

Home care in Philadelphia and the rest of the country is a growing industry. One of the major reasons is the fact members of the Baby Boomer generation began turning 65 in 2011. The numbers of seniors 85 and older are expected to double and even triple over the next…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 23, 2015

Your senior loved one’s home may be where he or she raised children and built a lifetime of memories, which is why he or she may want to continue living in it. Most places seniors call home weren’t built with the elderly in mind, but with a few modifications your…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 16, 2015

For seniors with epilepsy, the risk of seizures can make daily life challenging and uncomfortable. However, there are some steps you can take to help keep your loved one safe and comfortable during a seizure, and measures you can take to prevent future occurrences. The Philadelphia senior care experts at…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 9, 2015

Not all families are fortunate enough to have financial stability that enables them to pay for home care out of pocket. Luckily, there are quite a few alternatives for seniors and families in need of financial assistance. The staff at Philadelphia Home Care Assistance suggests these options to help cover…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 9, 2015

Not all families are fortunate enough to have financial stability that enables them to pay for home care out of pocket. Luckily, there are quite a few alternatives for seniors and families in need of financial assistance. The staff at Philadelphia Home Care Assistance suggests these options to help cover…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 25, 2015

Finding the perfect home care provider for your senior loved one should not be taken lightly. If you take time to research and hire a trusted and experienced provider, you will feel more comfortable knowing your loved one is receiving high-quality care when you are not around. To help choose…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 18, 2015

Caring for an elderly family member with Alzheimer’s can prove to be a challenge, regardless of what stage he or she is in. Making sure doctor’s appointments and prescriptions are up to date or just overseeing your loved one’s health may become your responsibility. For home care, Philadelphia caregiving experts…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 11, 2015

Medical alert systems can give seniors and their loved ones peace of mind by providing an easy way to call for help and ensuring they will be taken care of in the event of injury. There are a number of medical monitoring devices geared toward seniors with various needs, and…