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The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for recognizing when outside help is needed to keep a wandering senior safe.

Family members are often responsible for providing seniors with supportive care, but the ability to recognize when it is time to hire outside help is beneficial for everyone involved.

Home health care services and skilled therapy are covered by Medicare, but patients must meet 4 specific criteria in order to be eligible.

"Home care" and "home health care" are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they are very different in what they offer. Learn what services each provides to determine which is the best fit for your needs.

So, you've decided to hire someone to help you care for your loved one. The home care industry is competitive, which is good for consumers, but it can still be difficult to navigate. Use these guidelines to compare and evaluate potential providers and make a confident decision.

Whether Dad needs help around the house for a few weeks after he’s discharged from the hospital or Mom requires around-the-clock dementia care, in-home care can meet both short- and long-term needs.

The terms skilled nursing facility and nursing home are often used interchangeably. Skilled nursing, as a service, can actually be provided in a few senior care settings.