Helping people stay in their homes as they age has been a formal, if poorly understood, goal of U.S. aging policy for some time. Experts say it’s far cheaper than housing seniors in nursing homes and other institutions. And public surveys find that it’s also the overwhelming preference of 9 out of 10 seniors. Continue reading
In-home care is one of the most flexible types of care for the varying needs of our aging loved ones. As a family caregiver with multiple elders to care for, I used in-home care for both short-term and long-term situations. Continue reading
Did you know that the holidays bring more than just delicious food and gathering with family? The holidays bring a spike in admissions at nursing homes, assisted living facilities and calls to elder care agencies Continue reading
Holiday Season Brings Almost 20 Percent Spike in Elder Care-Related Calls to ComPsych by Jennifer Hudson, ComPsych(R) Corporation (BUSINESS WIRE) — Spurred by holiday visits, calls and inquiries related to elder care are expected to increase by 18 percent during … Continue reading
Happy Thanksgiving From All of Us at Andelcare Continue reading
Women of Influence honored by Puget Sound Business Journal Marla Beck, founder and CEO of Andelcare, is honoree BELLEVUE, WASH. – Wednesday evening, in the Hyatt Regency grand ballroom, more than 600 people gathered to honor 15 women who were … Continue reading
Quick! What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word November?
For lots of us, November means the Thanksgiving feast. It’s also a month we associate with the sights, tastes and smells of delicious food and spending time with family and friends. Continue reading
Health care can be confusing.
Whether you are just starting treatment or your treatment is already underway, it is never too late to take an active role in your health care. Continue reading
When you’re a caregiver, finding time to take care of your own health can be challenging — but doing so will help both you and your loved one. Continue reading
Take up tango. Hit the bowling lanes. There are plenty of great low-impact exercises for seniors; and the options on this list are fun, too. Continue reading