Your Guide to Hiring the Perfect Senior Caregiver for In-Home Help
Are you taking care of an aging family member at home? Is an older adult in your life beginning to...
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Senior Nutrition: Top 5 Healthy Eating Tips for Older Adults
Good nutrition is important, no matter your age. Eating right is how your body gets vital...
Managing Chronic Conditions at Home: The Role of Smart Tech for Seniors
Chronic diseases—like arthritis, diabetes, dementia, and heart disease—affect seniors...
Home Care vs. Home Health Care: What’s the Difference?
The decision to seek senior care services for a loved one can feel overwhelming. With so many...
Aging in Place: A 5-Step Roadmap for Living at Home Safely
If you are reaching retirement age or have a loved one 65+, you may have heard the term...
Welcome to ComForConnections!
ComForCare is excited to announce the launch of our new educational podcast for aging services professionals, ComForConnections.
Best Practice Considerations: In-Home Care vs. Medical Home Health
Did you know there are differences between the services provided by in-home care and medical home health providers? A study by Johns Hopkins shows that about 25 million older Americans rely on home-based services as they age in place.
Frontotemporal Dementia: Best Practice Strategies
Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) is the most common form of dementia for individuals under 60, impacting roughly 50,000 people in the U.S. However, experts consider that number to be a vast undercount because of how challenging it can be to diagnose.
Leveraging Technology for Fall Risk Detection
As the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults aged 65 and older, falls result in more than 3 million injuries treated in emergency departments annually, including over 800,000 hospitalizations.
Alzheimer’s Facts, Figures & Best Practices
Millions of Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or other dementias. As the size of the U.S. population aged 65 and older continues to grow, so too will the number of Americans with AD or other dementias.
Strategies for Quality Transitions of Care
A successful transition of care process that starts with good planning and communication is essential for quality care and the prevention of unnecessary hospital readmissions.
Nourishing Mind, Body & Spirit in Aging
Research has shown that food holds cultural and emotional significance for older adults, contributing to their overall well-being in old age. Meals are not solely about fulfilling physical hunger; they encompass social, emotional, and cultural dimensions that play a crucial role in promoting the holistic well-being of older adults.
Understanding Home Care Benefits for Veterans
When it comes to Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS), the Homemaker and Home Health Aide Care Benefit, offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), plays a crucial role in supporting the well-being and independence of eligible Veterans.
Best Practice Considerations: Home Care's Supportive Role in Hospice Care
Did you know that in-home care providers play an important role in supporting patients receiving hospice care? In fact, professional caregivers, who are both highly trained and compassionate, offer a range of non-medical services.
Strategies for Implementing Person-Centered Dementia Care
It is estimated that more than 50 million people worldwide are living with dementia, and this number is expected to increase rapidly to 131 million by 2050.
Best Practice: Fall Prevention Strategies
Falls affect the quality of life of all individuals, especially older adults. As we get older, age-related changes increase the risk of injury from falls, limiting activities and social engagements, and resulting in physical decline and more complex conditions.
Aging Life Care Professionals and Impact on Care
In the journey of aging, having the right support system can make a significant difference in the quality of life an individual will experience.
Technology-Supported Care for Medication Management
Technology is playing an increasing role in the care management of older adults. When it comes to medication self-management, there are several challenges, especially when managing polypharmacy for chronic conditions.