Category: In-Home Care

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 […]

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NEW SERIES! Aging In Place – Advice to Keep Seniors at Home

We all prefer the comforts of home – familiar surroundings, having all your favorite things nearby, sleeping in your own bed, maintaining privacy when we want it. For many seniors, staying at home becomes challenging as mobility, memory and physical ailments get in the way of remaining in their home and remaining safe at the […]

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National Family Caregivers Month: How to Best Thank a Family Caregiver

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Here at Arcadia New England, we are particularly aware of the tremendous dedication, devotion and tenacity every single person who is a family caregiver must put forward, day in and day out. The pressures and challenges that our family caregivers face are tremendous, and we thank them for their […]

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How to Plan for Recovery at Home After Surgery

Who wouldn’t prefer to recover in the comfort of their own home after surgery?! In many cases, that is very possible – if you make some plans ahead of time to have the support you will need to ensure that your transition back to living at home will go smoothly and safely. Planning for Your […]