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What to Expect from In-Home Care Services

When family lives far away from an aging loved one, or caring for your senior parent becomes more than you can manage alone, In-home care services offer a wonderful solution to ensuring your loved one is safe and sound, and that their health and personal care needs are being met. Help with in-home care from […]

What Type of Care Facility Does Your Aging Parent Need?

No one likes to think about the day when we need to provide more elder care for our aging parents. Most people have questions and are very unprepared for the day when it arrives. What is the difference between a nursing home and assisted living? Do I need to find a facility that specializes in […]

10 Thoughtful Caregivers Gifts that Make a Big Difference

‘Tis the season of gift giving and thanking people for their help throughout the year. For the caregivers out there, those folks responsible for the daily needs and care of a family member or elderly individual, the help they provide throughout the year is priceless. They give of themselves unselfishly and, often, completely to the […]

Coronavirus & COVID-19: Caregiving for the Elderly During this Pandemic

We all hoped back in March that the coronavirus would not be with us long, but here we are months later and it is still going strong. At very high risk – our elderly population. If you have a senior parent you care for or elderly loved ones living alone, you are probably struggling with […]

5 Tips for Coordinating Eldercare with Your Family

The responsibilities of caring for aging parents are numerous. Having siblings and family members to help with the day-to-day tasks can really help spread the load so one individual isn’t left feeling overwhelmed. More people mean more hands on deck to divide responsibilities. It also gives you all more individual support as you work as […]

Home Care vs. Home Health Care – What’s the Difference?

When a loved one needs assistance in their home as the result of an illness, surgery, or other care challenges, we often look to in-home care options. The terms “home care” and “home health care” sound nearly the same, but they provide distinctly different services. Both types of care, however, are likely available in your area, […]

8 Signs Your Aging Parent Needs Home Health Care Services

None of us want to face the declining health of our parents. Whether it’s confusion over the sequence of events in the recent past, an injury, or medical issue that has them in a vulnerable state, there comes a time when our parents need home health care. You may notice when you talk to them […]

New Series! Aging In Place – Planning Ahead to Remain Home

People often say, “I will never put her in a nursing home.” or “Dad is never going to have to leave his home to live in one of those places.” We have the best of intentions when it comes to our senior loved ones. Of course, given the choice, anyone would want to remain home […]

NEW SERIES! Aging In Place – Finding the Right Nursing Care at Home

Allowing seniors to age in place safely is a core part of our mission at Arcadia New England. However, when a senior has undergone a medical procedure or is having health issues, staying at home becomes far more difficult. One way to ensure your loved one can remain in the comfort of their own home, […]

The Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Caregivers Need to Know

We do not share this information to spread unnecessary fear or panic, but rather to aid our clients in remaining informed regarding how the spread of COVID-19 can be avoided, and in an effort to protect our older adults and those at higher risk for the virus. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has identified […]