Category: Long Term Care Insurance

Home Helpers Receives Home Care Pulse Certified – Trusted Provider Distinction

Little Rock – August 4, 2016 – Home Helpers of Little Rock today announced that it has received the Certified – Trusted Provider distinction from Home Care Pulse. This distinction illustrates Home Helpers’ commitment to client satisfaction. “We want to commend Home Helpers of Little Rock for receiving the Certified – Trusted Provider distinction,” says Aaron Marcum. “Home Care Pulse awards this distinction to … Read More Home Helpers Receives Home Care Pulse Certified – Trusted Provider Distinction

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Long Term Care Insurance and Staying at Home

There really is no place like home. Dorothy had it right in The Wizard of Oz. But, we often see confusion about Long Term Care insurance and you may very well have a benefit that will pay for home care services. Decisions about home care – sometimes referred to as senior care or elder care – for a loved-one can be overwhelming.  What is the best … Read More Long Term Care Insurance and Staying at Home

Finding Freedom at Home

Finding Freedom at Home: The Ultimate Guide to Home Care is a new resource for families who are exploring home care options for an aging parent. Written by home care expert Sam Sellers, “Finding Freedom at Home” will serve as a saving grace to the millions of adults exploring care and living assistance options for their aging parents.  While institutionalization was once commonplace, the … Read More Finding Freedom at Home

Geriatric Care Managers

From time to time, we are asked about Geriatric Care Management.  In most cases, the question is posed by someone out-of-state who is concerned about the wellbeing of a parent. They might express it differently, but the underlying questions typically fall into a few categories.  Is it safe for mom/dad to remain in their home, and if not, can we make it safe?  Or, … Read More Geriatric Care Managers

Should I Get Long Term Care Insurance?

The adult children of clients we serve routinely ask me if they should get Long Term Care insurance. I am not an insurance agent. I don’t market any insurance. Even so, I am more than willing to share my experience. Typically, the adult children see either the benefits of having Long Term Care insurance or the need for it. Let me explain. It used … Read More Should I Get Long Term Care Insurance?

Top 5 Reasons Why NOT to Refer to Private Duty Home Care

In talking with people who routinely interact with older adults, we’ve come up with the following Top 5 Reasons Why NOT to Refer to Private Duty Home Care. 1)  They might not be able to afford it. True. They might not. However, many older adults have financial resources beyond what you might expect. Wise and frugal life choices might have prepared them for a … Read More Top 5 Reasons Why NOT to Refer to Private Duty Home Care

Ten Signs a Senior May Need Assistance with Daily Living

Americans are living longer today than ever before.  According to the US Census Bureau, people age 65 and older will represent over 18 percent of the population by the year 2030–nearly double that of today.  While a longer life expectancy is certainly something to celebrate, it is not without its challenges.  According to the Alliance for Health Reform, 20 percent of seniors are living … Read More Ten Signs a Senior May Need Assistance with Daily Living