Explore Senior Care

Video by Swell Productions


Home Health Care

Our parents' declining health calls for help with activities of daily living. Home care is designed to enable our aging parents to remain at home and avoid institutional care.

Types of Agencies

While the home health agency provides skilled, short-term rehabilitation, the non-medical agency provides long-term supportive care. What type of agency do you need?

Types of Caregivers

What's the difference between a home health aide, personal care aide, and homemaker? Some non-certified aides are trained to provide personal care, while others are not.

Caregiver Qualifier

Use this tool to answer the question... "What type of in-home caregiver do I need?" Select from a list of caregiving tasks to reveal minimum caregiver qualifications.

Adult Day Care

Adult day care offers the advantage of staying at home, but still gives families the repsite they need. Centers provide social and recreational activites, plus meals.

Senior Transportation

Senior transportation is crucial to ensure access to medical care and grocery shopping. It enables elderly loved ones to live independently and helps to prevent isolation.

Alzheimer's Care

When your parent or loved one has Alzheimer's, it is beneficial to explore caregiving options and living arrangements ahead of time in order to make informed decisions.

Hospice Care

Hospice is a concept of care rather than a specific place of care, although being at home is desirable. Hospice services include emotional support and comfort care.

Home Medical Supplies

Incontinence and Disposables
  • Adult Diapers
  • Protective Underwear
  • Bed Pads


Home Safety
  • Bed Handles & Rails
  • Security Poles
  • Shower Tub Seats


Wound Care
  • Alcohol Preps
  • Hydrocolloid Dressings
  • Tapes


Personal Care
  • Shampoo & Body Wash
  • Diabetic Skin Care
  • Toileting Aids

 HealthSmart Extra Long Non Slip Bath Safety Mat

HealthSmart Extra Long Non Slip Bath Safety Mat

Extra long means more coverage and less risk of falling. No secret that most accidents happen in the bathroom and seniors need not be a victim. This safety mat feels soft and cushy on the feet and adheres securely to prevent slipping in the tub. This product is by no means a luxury but really a necessity. A wise investment that will make your elderly parents feel a lot more secure.  ...


 10 Ideas to Cut Costs of Assisted Living

10 Ideas to Cut Costs of Assisted Living

Responding YES to some of these questions may help to reduce the cost of assisted living. 1. Along the same line as hotel ratings, can you manage to be comfortable in a "3 star" moderate assisted living facility as opposed to needing a “5 star” luxury facility? 2. Are you able to forgo a room with special views, a location close to common areas, ground floor, or with a balcony and patio?...




The material on this site is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal, financial, professional, or medical advice or diagnosis or treatment.

Our operating costs are covered by advertising, online store sales, participating providers, and senior care partners. Learn more about how we make money.

© 1999-2019 CarePathways.com