49 Percent of Senior Hospitalizations Can Be Prevented
The Home Instead Senior Care office serving the Southeast suburbs of Minneapolis is sponsoring a local program called Prevent Senior Hospitalizations. The program provides resources to Edina, Eden Prairie, Bloomington, Richfield and South Minneapolis families to help them identify and act on potential warning signs that may cause senior hospitalizations or readmissions. Home Instead Senior Care is providing free resources and information about common risk factors and the steps that families can take to help ensure a healthy lifestyle for elderly loved ones.
Time to Start Talking: Making Parents Part of the Aging Process Now
The Home Instead Senior Care office serving the Southeast suburbs of Minneapolis 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 Edina, Bloomington, Richfield, Southern Minneapolis and Eden Prairie 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.
Employment Open House on Feb. 27
Home Instead Senior Care serving Edina, Eden Prairie, South Minneapolis, Richfield and Bloomington is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team and join our mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults throughout our community. Home Instead Senior Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging with dignity, care and compassion.Read more
Holiday Program Helps Hennepin County Seniors Struggling With Poverty and Loneliness
The Edina 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 Local Senior-Care 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.
Local Program Arms Families with Tools to Protect Senior Loved Ones from Scams
Edina senior care experts are urging residents of Hennepin County 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.