In-Home Care

Navigating grief as a caregiver after the loss of a loved one

As a caregiver, you pour your heart and soul into providing comfort and care to your loved one during their time of need. But when your loved one passes, the void left behind can be overwhelming, and the grieving process even more complicated. It can be a challenging and emotional time filled with a mix …

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Difference Between Private Duty and Medical Care 

Private Duty Care Vs. Home Health Care

As families become small and more adults continue to age, the demand for in-home healthcare increases. Most seniors today prefer staying in their own homes as they grow older and seek services that enable them to do so for as long as possible. Private duty and Home Health care aim to provide health care to …

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Cancer Care: Why Hire Home Help for Cancer Patients

Cancer is still one of the most dreaded diseases in the world. While cancer survival rates have improved due to advances in cancer care treatment, the number of people living with cancer has also increased. The treatment is a daunting task for both the individual and the family. Specific treatments may have mild reactions, whereas …

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4 Actions to Take When Your Loved One Has A Fall

Rest: Make sure your loved one can rest and relax as much as possible. If they need help with this, get in touch with a professional caregiver who can assist them with getting up and moving around. Ice: Apply ice packs to any injuries or areas where bruising has occurred. This will help reduce swelling …

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Understanding Medicare in Senior Home Care – with Tyrone Carr and Chris Zayid

In this special podcast interview, Independent Medicare Insurance Agent Tyrone Carr in conversation with Affinity Senior Care CEO Chris Zayid, deep dives into Senior Home Care and the role of Medicare in Senior Adult Care. Tyrone Carr is a personal Medicare Advisor and a member of the Senior Compass Group. He is dedicated to educating …

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Why It’s Better for Your Caregiver to be a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 10 million new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year. It’s a progressive disease that affects the cognitive functions of an adult. It is primarily seen in older adults aged 65 and above. As the disease progresses, the adult would require assistance with many of their daily …

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Long-Term Care Insurance with Doug Browne, Doug Browne Agency

In this episode of Coffee with Chris, Affinity Senior Care CEO and Owner Chris Z, delves into the topic of Long-Term Care Insurance. In discussion with Doug Browne from Doug Browne Agency, the podcast examines some of the most frequently asked questions pertaining to long-term care insurance, including when to get started on the policy, …

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Understanding Senior Care Terminologies

When it comes to senior care arrangements, it can take quite a bit of research to figure out which option fits best for your loved one’s needs. Research can become complicated when senior care terminologies get used interchangeably due to a lack of clarity. The question then becomes, what are the different types of senior …

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How to Safety Proof Your Home for the Elderly

How to Safety Proof Your Home for the Elderly Safety proofing your home is advisable not just for babies but also for your aging loved ones. Falls among the elderly often happen due to hazards within their living space. Simple fixes can prevent injuries, protect your family, and give you peace of mind, especially if …

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Taking Care of Someone with Alzheimer’s

Taking Care of Someone with Alzheimer’s Watching your loved one battle a progressively worsening disease can take its toll on you as a caregiver. Their diminishing physical, cognitive, and functional capabilities can become overwhelming, and in some instances, can lead to burnout. Seeking help and support for yourself along the caregiving journey is essential for …

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