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end of life care
end of life care
By Mark Febus, 11:16 am on September 15, 2019

If you would like to give peace of mind to yourself, your senior, and your whole family, having a conversation about end of life care planning is a good place to start – Even though this is a tender topic to discuss. Being able to plan out end of life care options will help to honor your senior’s wishes if and when they are no longer able to speak for…

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Home Care for Seniors with Disabilities
Home Care for Seniors with Disabilities
By Mark Febus, 10:01 am on August 22, 2019

As we age, we often face new challenges that weren’t even a thought in our youth. One of those challenges is disabilities – and 25% of senior Americans ages 65 – 74 live with one. Seniors with disabilities often experience a greater struggle, and that’s why we at Home Care Assistance want to talk to you about home care options that can offer solutions. First, let’s learn about the various…

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Senior Care Tax Deductions
Senior Care Tax Deductions
By Mark Febus, 8:27 am on August 13, 2019

For those of you with a senior currently (or soon to be) enrolled in senior care services: Do you know about home care tax deductions and how you can use them to benefit your family? We want to help you understand these tax deductions, but first, we need to iterate that Home Care Assistance does not officially offer tax advice. Instead, we recommend that you seek the help of a…

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senior care transportation
senior care transportation
By Mark Febus, 9:54 am on July 25, 2019

Changing the way we get around is an unstoppable event that we must deal with at some point during the aging process. Easy tasks like running errands, going grocery shopping, or grabbing the mail at the end of the driveway may become more challenging in our senior years. However, these challenges do not mean that we should have to struggle as senior citizens. As an alternative, it’s important to know…

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in home care provider in dayton, oh
in home care provider in dayton, oh
By Mark Febus, 10:39 am on July 12, 2019

Is a senior you love receiving in home care services? If so, we’re betting that they have a caregiver that you interact with frequently! Sometimes, caregivers can be hard to connect with. That’s why we’ve come up with a few ways to share with you how to build a positive relationship with your senior’s caregiver! Take a look at our tips below and begin to connect with them: Make Sure…

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By Mark Febus, 12:33 pm on June 27, 2019

Trying to think of ways to better connect with your loved one in senior care? Home Care Assistance has done the work for you! We’ve come up with 3 powerful, yet simple, ways for you to increase your bond with your senior. Take a look below. Using Technology If it’s difficult spending as much physical time with your senior as you’d like to, using technology is a great way to…

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By Mark Febus, 2:31 pm on June 13, 2019

In 10 years, the home care industry is going to look quite a bit different! Home care has had its share of ups and downs, much like our economy, and as a result we have some new trends to look at for the very near future. Some of these trends include more cost-effective independent living options, more “senior-friendly” homes packed with amenities, and a greater integration of technology in the…

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By Mark Febus, 8:38 am on May 28, 2019

Home Care Assistance of Dayton will be hosting a networking event for individuals interested in joining our team of caregivers! Event Details: When: Thursday, June 13th Friday, June 21st Where: Iron Horse Park (6161 Millshire Dr. Dayton, OH 45459) Time: 11a – 4p (Open House – Come and Go as You’re Able!) THIS NETWORKING EVENT INCLUDES: An introduction to our team members Games and activities Complimentary food and refreshments RSVP…

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home care checkup in Dayton, OH
home care checkup in Dayton, OH
By Mark Febus, 11:59 am on May 23, 2019

Have an upcoming routine checkup with your doctor? We know it’s not necessarily your favorite thing to do, but we can assure you it’s good for you! And if you’re enrolled in home care services, maintaining your health should be a top priority to keep you feeling healthy and well. Ask these 5 key questions during your next doctor appointment! Be sure to take notes and jot down how your…

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senior care for moms in Carmel, IN
senior care for moms in Carmel, IN
By Mark Febus, 2:24 pm on May 9, 2019

May is in full swing here in Dayton, OH, bringing plenty of warmer weather and spring flowers. But the month of May also brings a really great day – Mother’s Day! Have you thought about what to get for Mom? We have! This year we did some creative thinking for you and came up with an awesome gift list for your mom in senior care. Take a look below and…

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