What to do when an Elderly loved one Resists In-Home Care Resisting in-home care is a common issue among elderly people who fear losing control over their lives. Deciding that they need help is a very difficult decision for them to make. As well as when to have the “talk” with your loved one regarding a homecare aid. But what [...]
Coaching Family Caregivers, Because Caregivers Need Care Too! Many caregivers, especially family caregivers, experience feelings of loss, guilt, and stress. However, it is a natural reaction to feel scared when living and caring for someone with so many uncertainties. Therefore it is important to coaching family caregivers and alleviate any overwhelming feelings that can lead to burnt out. If you [...]
How to Choose a Homecare Agency that is Right for You Choosing the right homecare agency, along with making the decision that you needs help at home is difficult. Therefore we understand that choosing which Homecare Company can be even more daunting. Platinum Select Nursing has helped thousands of families lovingly make these decisions. First, we highly recommends that you [...]
Holidays can be Hard for your Aging Loved Ones. Plan Ahead to Make Sure their Holidays are Happy Too!
New Holidays Traditions can Help your Aging Loved Ones have a Happy Holiday too. Although many look forward to the holiday season, the holidays can come with mixed emotions for many seniors. Many find themselves alone or far away from loved ones. Others will spend their holidays with family but still reminisce about on holiday traditions they miss. It is [...]
Protecting Your Elderly Loved Ones from Unlicensed Caregivers Unlicensed caregivers in your home can put your elderly loved ones in danger. Danger of elder abuse, theft and even death. How can we protect them and still provide them the care they need? As we get older, daily life can become more and more difficult. Simply standing for long periods of time [...]
What is the difference between Medicare and Private Duty Home Care and/or Will Medicare pay for my Home Health Aide?
Medicare Coverage - Will Medicare pay for my Home Health Care? What is the difference between Medicare and private home care coverage? As a home care agency, we are asked this question all the time? Along with, "Will my Medicare coverage pay for my home health care"? The answer lies in the services that the patient is requiring. Typically Medicare [...]