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Senior Care Issues Families Face

The issues outlined below impact the lives of seniors every day and are just a few of the reasons that families look to Home Instead Senior Care to meet their home care needs.



Barren River Area Agency on Aging

Visit the Barren River Area Agency on Aging for a complete list of local senior citizen centers and other local agencies that can assist with common needs of an aging loved one.Read more


South Central Kentucky Walk to End Alzheimer's

Home Instead Senior Care of Bowling Green is proud to be an annual participant of the Walk to End Alzheimer's. We encourage you to join us in participating in the walk or to make a donation to this great cause.Read more


South Central Kentucky Alzheimer's Support Group

Assisting a family member with Alzheimer's can sometimes get the best of you. The Alzheimer's Association provides support groups in our area that will help encourage you and offer support from others who are or have been in a similar situation.Read more



Senior Emergency Kit

Whether accompanying your loved one to a doctor's appointment or in response to a medical crisis, it's critical to have your loved one's medical information easily and quickly accessible. Home Instead Senior Care network created the Caring for Your Parents: Senior Emergency KitSM, an information management tool and website. This toolkit and other resources are part of the Answering the Call® program to help you be prepared for these situations.Read more



Returning Home

Thinking about the returning home process right from the start is one of the best things you can do for your senior loved one. Discharge is a key point in the recovery process. Planning ahead and preparing for a safe return home can mean the difference between readmission and a full recovery. In this program we offer you a number of resources, guidelines and tools to help you make your senior's transition home go smoothly and result in a successful recovery.Read more

 

The Simple Meds Solution

The Simple Meds Solution

​​Home Instead, Inc. (franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care franchise network) has partnered with Simple MedsSM to help seniors simplify the process of organizing and taking their medications. Simple Meds pharmacists can sort all of your medications into pre-packaged doses labeled with the date and time they should be​​ taken. You'll receive a 30-day supply in the mail, and Simple Meds will consult with you, your doctor and your insurance company on a regular bas​is to help ensure everything is accurate and up-to-date. There are no extra fees or costs for this service outside of your applicable copays.​

Learn how you can get started with Simple Meds


CaregiverStress.com

CaregiverStress.com

​​Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Many people find that caring for an aging loved one requires some adaptation. CaregiverStress.com® is a helpful place to go for resources that cover everything from self care to senior care, all with the goal of helping you manage, minimize, or prevent stress while making sure your loved one receives the best care possible.

Get CaregiverStress.com​ resources.​


HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.com

HelpForAlzheimersFamilies.com

​​​If Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia affects someone in your family, this website is for you. You'll find a wealth of support resources, including free e-learning classes on some Alzheimer's care techniques, information about care services and an Alzheimer's respite care grant program, tips from experts and other family caregivers in a dementia support network, and much, much more. ​

Go to HelpForAlzheimersFamil​​ies.com​​


MissingSeniorNetwork.com

MissingSeniorNetwork.com

​If you're a family caregiver of an individual with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, the risk of wandering is one of the potential behavioral symptoms that a loved one could be facing. Wandering could put that person's safety in jeopardy. To help family caregivers keep their aging loved ones safe, Home Instead Senior Care has launched a free alert system, Missing Senior NetworkSM, available at www.MissingSeniorNetwork.com.  Sign up your older adult for this service that can help locate a loved one who goes missing or becomes lost.

Learn More at MissingSeniorNetwork.com


40-70 Rule

Home Instead Senior Care established the 40/70 Rule, a public education campaign to help adult children address difficult conversations with their parents, such as driving, finances, independence, and even romance. The rule means that if you are 40, or your parents are 70, it's time to start talking about these trying topics.

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Horizon

Home Instead Senior Care works with the Horizon program to provide long-term services to seniors who receive Medicaid support services.


Learn more: http://www.veteranscarecoordination.com/

Aid and Attendance

Home Instead Senior Care partners with Veterans Care Coordination to provide free CAREGiving services to qualifying veterans, spouses of veterans and surviving spouses of veterans.


Learn more: http://www.veteranscarecoordination.com/

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