Tips for Making Your Home Safe for Elderly Parents The cost of assisted living communities and retirement homes coupled with the troubles the economy has experienced over the last decade has made it necessary for many families to take in their elderly parents. If you find yourself in this position it is a good idea… Read more »
In June, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its website, www.healthcare.gov, to feature information for consumers about the Affordable Care Act, with a particular emphasis on the upcoming Health Insurance Marketplaces. The easy-to-use website includes frequently asked questions that cover topics from health insurance basics to eligibility for financial assistance when purchasing… Read more »
The Pennsylvania Homecare Association in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Office of Long Term Living and Long Term Living Training Institute, has free online video courses for direct care workers and family caregivers. The courses cover a whole range of topics that will help improve in-home care and support. CareGivers America’s is excited… Read more »
Our PA licensed, Medicare-certified home health locations in Berwick, Clarks Summit and E. Stroudsburg recently completed a 3 year Dept. of Health survey and were found to be in compliance with all State Regulations and Medicare Conditions of Participation. The four day survey process included client visits in their homes by the state surveyor, and review… Read more »
According to new data from 21 states recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 80 percent of people aged 60 and older who are having worsening memory problems have not talked to a health care professional. Having discussions with a health care provider about memory problems when they first occur… Read more »
Many of the men and women who have served in our armed forces may be eligible for a needs-based pension program by way of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA). This benefit is called the Aid and Attendance pension benefit. General Information & Eligibility Requirements The VA operates a benefit called the “Pension” program to… Read more »
Celebrate your independence by purchasing a deluxe Rollator! The Rollators serve as a walker, providing stability, but also has a seat for those momentary rest stops. Rollators offer the flexibility of a walker with the versatility of a wheelchair. The rollator allows you to say yes to those day trips! Take back your independence today… Read more »
On August 3, 2013, CareGivers America Hospice Services celebrated their 1st Annual Hospice Remembrance Service. The event, held at the IHM center on the campus of Marywood University, located in Scranton PA, honored those whom have passed while under the care of our Hospice team. Loved ones gathered to listen to readings, light memorial candles, and… Read more »
Our Allentown office has moved from Union Blvd to 961 Marcon Blvd., Suite 440, Allentown, Pa 18109 (In the Hanover Office Plaza). Our phone numbers have not changed, so please call for directions. (610) 821-4357. And stop by to check out our view from the 4th floor!
CareGivers America Office Manager, Sue Lyman, from our Montrose office is retiring. She will be staying on part time with CareGivers America. Sue has been with CareGivers America in Montrose, PA since 2005. We wish Sue all the best. Wish Sue well by calling 570-278-4108.