WHITE PAPER: Paid In-Home Care Offers Substantial Savings
A new white paper offered by Home Instead Senior Care illustrates how a nationwide increase in the use of home-health care can save the U.S. billions of dollars in hospital costs. The information comes from a recent study conducted by Frank Lichtenberg, the Courtney C. Brown Professor of Business at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research. Read more
Holiday Program Helps Central Oregon Seniors Struggling With Poverty and Loneliness
The Central Oregon office of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, the world's largest provider of non-medical in-home care and companionship services for older adults, has partnered with Bendbroadband/Zolo Media, COCC Criminal Justice Club, Partners in Care, St. Charles Home Health Services, St. Charles Lifeline and area retailers for the Be a Santa to a Senior program, which provides gifts and companionship to seniors who otherwise might not receive either this holiday season.
Local Program Arms Families with Tools to Protect Senior Loved Ones from Scams
Bend senior care experts are urging residents of Central Oregon and their families to be alert for scammers who may be targeting their senior loved ones with a variety of senior fraud schemes, such as identity theft, Medicaid/Medicare and medication fraud, and financial exploitation.. Home Instead Senior Care is pleased to offer the Senior Fraud Protection Kit designed to help protect seniors from fraud.
Seniors' Economic Struggles Continue This Holiday; Santa Program Provides Assistance
The Central Oregon office of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, the world's largest provider of non-medical in-home care and companionship services for older adults, has partnered with Aspen Ridge Retirement, BendBroadband, Central Oregon Council on Aging, Fox Hollow Independent and Assisted Living, Heart Center Cardiology Employees, News Talk 1110 KBND, Partners in Care, Redmond Health Care, St. Charles Home Health Services, and St. Charles Lifeline for the Be a Santa to a Senior program, which provides gifts and companionship to seniors who otherwise might not receive either this holiday season. Read more
Craving Companionship: Recipe contest helps revive family mealtimes for local seniors
According to research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care® network, lack of companionship is the biggest mealtime challenge for seniors. The local Home Instead Senior Care office is encouraging family caregivers to dig into the family recipe box to find that favorite dish, and prepare and share a meal with their elderly loved one. Enter that recipe and the story about what makes the dish so special to your family in the Homemade MemoriesSM Recipe Contest between July 15 and September 15, 2011. Read more