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Senior Care Tax Deductions
Senior Care Tax Deductions
By Julie Friend, 8:16 am on August 13, 2019

Is your senior currently enrolled in home care services? If they are, or even if they will be soon, we want to discuss the importance of senior care tax deductions – and how they can be used to your family’s benefit. ‘ But first, a disclaimer: Home Care Assistance does not officially offer tax advice. We recommend that you seek…

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senior care transportation
senior care transportation
By Julie Friend, 9:44 am on July 25, 2019

Aging is inevitable, and with it comes a host of challenges that we may face, including the way we get around. Things like grocery shopping, running errands, and even grabbing the mail from the end of the driveway might become more difficult over time. But that doesn’t mean we should have to stress over these tasks as senior citizens! Instead,…

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in home care provider in knoxville, tn
in home care provider in knoxville, tn
By Julie Friend, 10:18 am on July 12, 2019

Have a parent or grandparent using in home care services? If you do, then you probably have a caregiver that you interact with often. But sometimes, it can be hard to connect and build a relationship with that person. We’re suggesting a few ways for you to help create a positive connection between you and your family’s caregiver! Below are…

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By Julie Friend, 12:40 pm on June 27, 2019

It’s time to get better connected to your loved one in senior care! We’ve listed 3 simple, yet powerful, ways for you to have a greater bond and improve your relationship with your senior. Take a look below and begin implementing these ideas! Social Activities Getting social with your senior is one of the best ways to connect with them!…

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By Julie Friend, 3:09 pm on June 13, 2019

Home care is changing, and there are going to be many new things to expect in the next 10 years. Much like our economy, senior home care has had its ups and downs, and now we’re looking at several trends that will take place very soon. Some of these include different housing options for seniors to support their independence, more…

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By Julie Friend, 11:54 am on May 23, 2019

Getting your routine checkup with your doctor isn’t always something you look forward to, but you should as you get older! If you’re currently enrolled in home care services, your routine visits become more and more important to make sure you’re staying healthy. When you visit your doctor for your next checkup this year, be sure to ask them these…

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senior care in knoxville, tn
senior care in knoxville, tn
By Julie Friend, 2:48 pm on May 9, 2019

You know what they say… April showers bring May flowers! But that’s not all may brings here to Knoxville, TN. Mother’s Day is right around the corner! If you’re someone who’s buying for a mom in senior care, we have great news for you. This year, we have done the creative thinking for you, so you don’t have to struggle…

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By Julie Friend, 1:32 pm on April 11, 2019

Think about the word “caregivers.” What comes to your mind? It’s probably not the Millennial generation. In that case, it might surprise you to find out that those ages 20 – 34, Millennials, are now becoming “primary” caregivers. They are a fast-growing group as their parents are stepping into the role of the “secondary” caregiver. Right now, approximately 5.3 million…

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By Julie Friend, 10:31 am on March 22, 2019

Among seniors, depression is actually a pretty common and unfortunate issue. Depression in the elderly can affect all aspects of your loved one’s life and senior care, and there are both causes and symptoms to be you should aware of to spot red flags. Many times, senior depression goes unnoticed for several reasons, including not wanting to discuss feelings of…

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