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The Home Helpers Total Care Plan™
A Customized Care Plan Offering Help – Every Step of the Way. When looking for an in-home senior care provider, you won’t have trouble finding one. However, finding one who does it passionately and with a remarkable difference is another story.
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The Home Helpers Client & Caregiver Matching Program
At Home Helpers, we believe compassion and compatibility are essential to exceptional in-home care. We care about your physical and emotional needs and believe that a holistic approach is the only approach to total quality care.
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Home Helpers Client Testimonials
In mid-2009, Danielle and Linda Scheir were desperately looking for a caregiver to help their mother, Millie, who had just been placed in a hospice program as she battled the latter stages of emphysema. Millie was adamant that she wanted to stay in her home – a home that she loved and one which was comfortable for her.
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Raise Awareness for Parkinson’s Disease - Tuesday, March 16, 2010
April is Parkinson’s Awareness month. It’s a time to bring greater attention, focus and action to this debilitating disease. The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) estimates that there are nearly one million people in the United States living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and 4.1 million people with PD worldwide.
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Durable Medical Equipment: What's Covered And What's Not? - Thursday, February 18, 2010
Family caregivers often ask, "What equipment does my loved one need to live safely in his or her home, and is covered by insurance?"
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Maintain An Active Lifestyle At Any Age - Tuesday, January 26, 2010
As people get older, they tend to move less and avoid doing the things they once loved for fear of injury and/or falls. But there is truth to the saying, "If you don't move it, you lose it."
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Look for Signs of Decline in Your Elders During the Holidays - Thursday, December 17, 2009
With the holidays fast-approaching, here are a few tips to consider while visiting loved ones this holiday season. If you are concerned about the health and well-being of aging parents or relatives, take this opportunity to observe and note potential safety risks. Extended holiday visits provide opportunities to informally assess loved ones in a variety of situations. They're a great time to ask questions and uncover concerns...
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The Important and Sometimes Overlooked Role of the Caregiver - Friday, November 20, 2009
November is National Caregivers Month. It is a time to celebrate and appreciate the millions of people who unselfishly give of themselves to help others maintain their independence and maximize quality of life. Caregivers include unpaid family members and neighbors who lend a helping hand to those in need...
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Caregiver Screening Helps Protect Seniors from Abuse - Thursday, November 12, 2009
Financial, emotional, physical elder abuse – sadly, it’s happening with alarming frequency. Recently, there have been a growing number of reports of caregivers using their position to swindle older people out of their life savings, and inflict emotional and physical pain on those they’re supposed to help.
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Long-Term Care Insurance Getting Attention - Thursday, June 11, 2009
Long-term care insurance (LTCI) is an expensive and complicated product. It's sold by a shrinking number of financially challenged insurers and subject to differing state rules that aren't always effectively enforced. Consumers have faced large rate increases, and complaints about industry sales practices and claims denials are on the rise. No wonder that private LTCI paid for only 7 percent of the nation's long-term care bill in 2007. Why would anyone want to buy this product?
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Home Helpers Forms Partnership with International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) - Wednesday, June 3, 2009
The idea of an elderly parent or grandparent being abused is a sickening thought for most people; however, national statistics confirm that as many as 300,000 senior citizens are abused or neglected each year.
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Simple Steps Can Help Prevent Dangerous Falls in Seniors' Homes - Monday, February 9, 2009
For people who want to stay in their homes as they age, avoiding falls is a top priority.
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How to Set Up a Caregiving Agreement - Friday, January 30, 2009
More than 50 million family members provide more than $300 billion a year in uncompensated care to family members
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SENIOR SAVVY: Advice on hiring a personal care aide - Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Q: My father has finally agreed to accept help in the home with household chores and with personal care. He has the name of a person who is willing to step into that role. Is this a practical idea or should I go through an agency?
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Community Links:

» Alzheimer's Association of Delaware Valley

» Benefits Check Up
» Chester Co. Area Office on Aging
» Del. County Office on Aging / COSA
» National Family Caregivers Association
» National Private Duty Association
» Montgomery County Office of Aging and Adult Services
» PA Senior Law Help Line

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February - In-Home Medical Equipment: The Facts
January - A Healthy Resolution for the Elderly
December - Holidays: Time to Notice Changes in Your Elders
November - Protecting Seniors from Abuse
October - Dementia and Living at Home
September - Hospices: Myth Vs. Fact
August - How to Avoid the Eldercare Nightmare


“Phyllis has been taking care of my father for the past couple months and I wanted to pass along how well she's been doing.   Each time I talk with my Dad, he tells me how much he appreciates having the same person come now and how well she's taking care of his place.  By having a reliable person come and take care of my Dad, it takes the stress of our family and we all really appreciate it”

Kathy S.
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