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January 23, 2013Question: My husband and I have Long Term Care Insurance. We want to stay in our home but I can't take care of him by myself, does Long Term Care Insurance covers services in our home?
Pam: Yes! All Long Term Care Insurance policies are different, but I have not in the past 7 years come across a policy that doesn't cover services at home. Give me a call and we can discuss the specifics of your policy and figure out how to help you & your husband.
Q: Help! I live alone in a home in Alpharetta and I am lonely. My adult children and their families live close by, but I really miss my husband and friends. I want to live somewhere with people my age, can you help with this?
Pam: Yes ma’am. First of all, I am proud of you for being honest with yourself and for reaching out. The next step is for us to meet and discuss your needs and desires. After this meeting we can together move forward and find the best assisted living or Independent living for you!
Q: My father has recently moved into our guest home and he is very different than I remember. He repeats himself a lot and my
husband and I have found him wandering around the neighborhood a few times. Should we be concerned?
Pam: I am sorry to hear about your Father. I know that it is really hard to see these changes in someone you know and love so much. Unfortunately, problems like these can be signs that your Father may have some memory issues. I would recommend taking him in to see his Doctor to figure out exactly what is going on. Our caregivers are trained to help with normal aging issues as well as memory care issues, so either way it sounds like you may want to consider some extra help to ensure your Fathers safety.
Senior Helpers and Alzheimer and Dementia expert, Teepa Snow, have partnered and developed a specialized Memory Care Certification. This Senior Gems program is the only program of its kind and is truly making a huge impact on seniors with Memory issues.
Senior Helpers carefully selects experienced Caregivers to provide the best possible care for your loved one. Caregivers can even stay with your loved one while you go out-of-town for vacation!
Senior Helpers can assist your loved one anywhere they are staying: their home,
Independent/Assisted living, Hospital, Rehab center… Their Caregivers can provide companionship, light housekeeping, meal preparation, fall risk care, transportation, as well as help with bathing, dressing, and other activities of daily living.
Senior Helpers Caregivers are screened and trained to provide excellent care for your loved one. Custom short and long term shifts are available from one hour a day to twenty-four hour and live-in care.
The first step is for Pam to come and meet with you and your loved one. During this FREE assessment, you will discuss needs and desires for care and together a Care Plan is created. Pam and her staff then match a caregiver with your loved one based on personality and level of care needed.
When you make the decision to use Caregivers to bring comfort and care to your loved one, you want to make sure you get the best available and Senior Helpers provides amazing care and customer service. Senior Helpers is a family owned and locally managed company that is State-Bonded, Insured and Licensed.
Give Pam a call today at 770.442.2154
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294 South Main Street #500
Alpharetta, Ga. 30009
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