Time to Start Talking: Making Parents Part of the Aging Process Now
The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Greene County, Lousia County, Nelson County, Fluvanna County is sponsoring the "40-70 Rule®" program, which includes an Action Plan for Successful AgingSM and other resources to help ease conversations between adult children and their parents. Discussing aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances, dating, end-of-life decisions and driving, early and often can save families years of heartache, tension and even legal battles.
Nearly Half of Senior Home Accidents Are Preventable, ER Doctor Survey Says
According to adult children surveyed by Home Instead Inc., 65 percent of senior homes have at least one potential safety issue. The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Charlottesville and surrounding counties is offering a free home safety checklist, an online safety assessment and recommendations for inexpensive modifications that could ensure the safety of older loved ones and help with aging in place as part of the organization's Making Home Safer for SeniorsSM program.
Local Program Brightens the Holidays for Seniors in Charlottesville, Surrounding Counties
The local office of the Home Instead Senior Care® network serving Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Greene County, Lousia County, Nelson County and Fluvanna County, the world's largest provider of non-medical in-home care and companionship services for older adults, has partnered with local non-profit agencies 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.
Home Instead Senior Care of Charlottesville Earns Quality Award
Jeanne McCusker, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene, Louisa, Nelson and Fluvanna County, was presented a PEAQ® (Pursuing Excellence by Advancing QualitySM) Award for excellence in quality service based on survey results obtained by J.D. Power and Associates, a global marketing information services company that provides customer satisfaction, market and social media research, and performance improvement programs. Read more