Care Insights by Senior Care Services

Care Insights is a monthly newsletter for those interested in improving elderly care. Caring for Seniors can be a challenging and exhausting task so we break it down and explain the various issues to better equip you on how to care for your loved one. Each month we cover a different topic that many caregivers deal with and give you practical tips, timely research, and links to valuable resources. Our sincere hope is that it contributes to a better quality of life for both you and your loved one.


Click on a monthly topic below to see the article and join the conversation:

The Better Cares Act is a historic investment in Medicaid home and community based services that has passed. What does this mean to case managers? This investment creates enhanced funding to strengthen long-term care. It will benefit case managers by having a larger worker base to care for your patients.


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Telemedicine has many benefits to the caregiving industry and is here to stay. Many hospitals saw the benefit of it before the pandemic, Baptist hospital, for example, introduced their care on-demand service in 2016.


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According to Psychology Today since pets need feeding, walking, cleaning, etc. it gives the person a daily routine. This routine provides structure and purpose. Some parts of the routine can be challenging, however, and that's where an in-home Aide can help.


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A loving caregiver can improve your client's living quality significantly by providing affection, encouraging them to do more activities, and enhancing their daily lifestyle. They provide trust, comfort, companionship, laughter, and detailed care. Clients can tell if they are being loved and respond with increased cooperation and a better disposition.


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Unfortunately dealing with problematic family members is a frequent part of a case manager's job. When faced with difficult family members it is important for case managers to keep in mind that the family and the patient are dealing with many changes and each person manages stress differently.


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We live in a wonderful time where transportation options are abundant and accessible. This is great news for seniors whose ability to drive themselves has diminished.According to ruralhealthinfo.org, “Older adults experience barriers to transportation.


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Healthy relationships are necessary at every age, but the importance of socialization for seniors cannot be overemphasized. How much do healthy relationships affect our health?


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The ability to keep and use your money securely is often diminished with age. This topic is especially relevant in cases where dementia is a factor (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, etc.).


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“Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning — thinking, remembering, and reasoning — to such an extent that it interferes with a person's daily life and activities,” states the National Institute on Aging. This condition affects about one third of seniors 85 and older.


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