Why Live-In Caregivers Need At Home Companionship

“In Home Care in Hackensack, NJ offers senior citizens companionship in their golden years.” That is the title of a recent article in The New Jersey Journal. According to the report, “The senior residents in our care have many reasons for wanting companionship. Whether they are healthy enough to do it all on their own, or would rather have someone there to share their senior years with, most of our residents’ concerns are easily addressed through in home care.”

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According to the same article, “The cost of in home companionship ranges from as low as one hundred and eighty-nine dollars for a one month term to four hundred and fifty-five dollars for a monthlong term.” ” caregivers provide basic personal care such as bathing, dressing, feeding, walking, using the bathroom, playing with the patient’s toys, and helping with activities of daily living such as shopping, meal planning, light housekeeping, and using the telephone.” Also included is professional personal care such as help writing letters, reading the patient’s newspaper, conducting massage, preparing meals, shopping, and accompanying the patient to doctor’s appointments. Most services are provided by licensed professionals who perform their own exams and evaluations before offering a service. All services are insured, certified by state boards, and approved by Medicare. read more

What Are Assisted Living And Companionship Services?

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What Are Assisted Living And Companionship Services?

For some elderly people, the thought of remaining in an assisted living home can be frightening. For others, however, the thought of leaving their elderly relatives in a senior home care facility can be even more frightening. Whether or not the individuals concerned have long term medical conditions that require constant monitoring or if they simply need extra help from friends and/or family members, the thought of living in such an environment can be both stressful and terrifying. The good news, however, is that assisted living facilities do not have to be frightening places. read more

Why You Should Consider Private Home Care

Families sometimes want to know if hiring professional companions for in-home care is cheaper than moving a family member to a nursing home. There are several things to consider when comparing companion care services. This information will help you decide if live-in aides are right for your family.

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First, families must realize that when only part of the day-to-day tasks are needed, it can be cheaper to hire private home care then moving a family member to a long-term care facility. If there are many tasks that must be done throughout the day, and they all must be done daily, this can cost quite a bit of money. However, if only one or two tasks need to be completed daily, and they are easy ones, this will save families lots of money on their long-term care costs. Live-in aides are professional companions who are there to perform short tasks like bathing, dressing and other tasks that are necessary throughout the day. These tasks do not take long if a professional companion is there. read more

What Are Companion Care Services?

Companion Services for Elderly is a new start up in southern New Jersey. “At Home Companion Services” is a full time facility offering elderly care in the Bergen/Passaic area. Home Companion offers a wide range of services for their clients, ranging from cleaning to shopping to helping with elder care and errands.

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“Companion Services for Elderly” provides elderly home companionship in northern NJ, primarily in Bergen/Passaic County, New Jersey. Full time, center-based care is offered in a confidential, loving, and supportive environment. Excellent options are available including part time or full-time care as well as round-the-clock live in care. We offer high quality, affordable care anywhere it is most needed – in the home, nursing home, elderly care facility, rehab center, or hospital. read more

Medicare and Medicaid Home Care – Workers Who Help Provide Care

Home healthcare is medical care or support administered in the person home where the client or patient is actually living, rather than care provided at a facility such as nursing homes or clinics. This type of care is becoming more common for senior citizens, who may need periodic assistance with daily activities but can’t afford to live at home. Senior home care is also called live-in care, domiciliary care or residential care. For those individuals who need assistance with their daily activities but can’t live at home, live-in aides, which are sometimes referred to as live-in companions, can provide help, including companionship, through the use of trained aids. read more

Reasons Why Many Families Choose To Provide At Home Companions

“In Home Companion Services” is the latest term to describe professional services provided by professional attendants who work in the comfort of their own homes. This is a growing area with many options for both long-term and short-term care. “In Home Companion Services” also can mean professional companions who travel with their patients to assisted living facilities or nursing homes. In many cases, the service provider is an older, disabled, in home caregiver. Some providers work as live-in, part-time, hourly, or contract workers for companies providing home healthcare. Professional companion services are not regulated by state licensing boards, so it’s important to check the company is not a fraud. read more

In Home Care Aide Jobs – What They Are And How You Can Benefit

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In Home Care Aide Jobs – What They Are And How You Can Benefit

Home Companion Services has been a boom industry in the last few years. People are now able to hire a companion to accompany them to and from work, in the case that they have a disability that makes it difficult for them to walk or to get in and out of their vehicles on their own. They are able to relax in the comfort of their own homes while at the same time getting the much needed assistance in doing these tasks. Companion Services is now readily available in most cities in the United States of America. read more