Caring For The Elderly

Family Caregiving In the United States, the vast majority of care that allows older people to live in their own homes is provided by family members who do not receive pay for their services. As the older share of the … Continued

What Is Homecare?

A personal care/private duty homecare agency provides services that do not require a licensed professional or a physician’s prescription. A homecare worker can help a person with activities of daily living (ADLs) like remembering to take medications, preparing meals, transferring … Continued

Guilt and the Family Caregiver

Written bySharonK.Brothers, MSW,CEO, Institute for Professional Care Education When my kids were little, they’d get sick and I’d start stressing. Should I take them to the doctor? Should I let the bug run its course? Either option seemed to generate … Continued

Respecting the Elderly

Todays society has lost a huge part of its compassion. The world of media brings loss, pain, and tragedy into our lives at an overwhelming rate. As a people, weve become desensitized to the core values we were taught as … Continued

Why Age in Place?

Why Age in Place? Judah Schuster, LNHA When the topic of seniors remaining in their home is brought up for discussion, theres always the question of why remain at home when you can be in a facility setting with other … Continued

Services That Can be Performed by Caregivers

Guidance to Home Care Agencies and Registries Licensed by Pennsylvania Department of Health On November 23, 2016 the Wolf Administration issued a policy clarification through the departments of Health, Human Services, and State that clarifies the types of services that … Continued