kentucky home care costs

How Much Does In-Home Senior Care in Kentucky Cost? The answer depends on location, type of care, and the provider. Recent surveys allow us to present an overview of in-home care and examples of costs in various Kentucky localities. Non-Medical In-Home Care—Home Care Aides assist with hygiene, laundry, cooking and transportation. Their home visits typically…

identity theft

Not that long ago, your doctor kept all of your health-related data in paper charts stored in a manila folder. Every time you visited your physician, the nurse would take notes in the chart and the doc would add info about your symptoms, prescribed medication and more. If a thief was determined to access your…

live to be 100

The 2010 U.S. Census counted over 53,000 Americans who were 100 years or older. Then in 2016, a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that the number of centenarians had grown even more … to more than 72,000 in 2014. A 2017 survey by the Cleveland Clinic and Parade (of…

We are blessed to live In America. Few would dispute that. Most of us acquire all that we need and more during our lifetime. We use, we enjoy, and finally we have to dispense with many of the “accoutrements” that we have surrounded ourselves with as we yield to gravity. We get older and we…

Work, family obligations, or some other unavoidable life situation may prevent you from living near a loved one who needs care. In the past, this may have been a huge problem. But in today’s world, long-distance caretaking of senior loved ones is not only possible, it’s easier than ever. Here is how to utilize modern…

Frailty Is Not a Synonym for Old Age

When you hear the word, “frail,” you probably envision a very old, very thin person huddled under an afghan in a wheelchair. However, frailty is much more common than you’d think. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, one in 25 Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 are frail, with the number rising to one…

“The stairs are getting so hard to climb. “Since my wife died, I just open a can of soup for dinner. “I’ve lived here 40 years. No other place will seem like home. These are common issues for older people. You may share the often-heard wish—“I want to stay in my own home!” The good…

kentucky cost of home care

What Are In-Home Senior Care in Kentucky Costs? The answer depends on location, type of care, and the provider. Recent surveys allow us to present an overview of in-home care and examples of costs in various Kentucky localities. Non-Medical In-Home Care Costs Home Care Aides assist with hygiene, laundry, cooking and transportation. Their home visits…

seniors learning computer code

Our kids and grandkids practically came out of the womb surfing the Internet and posting things on social media. However, for those of us over the age of 55, technology was thrust upon us, and we’ve had to scramble to adapt. While many of us have had a hard time adjusting, others have learned and…

massage

You might think of massage as a pure indulgence, much like getting a pedicure or eating a really decadent slice of cake. But the fact of the matter is that the benefits of massage far exceed simply having your aching muscles rubbed and kneaded into submission for an hour. Check out some of the advantages…

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