January 27, 2015 by Dean Bellefeuille

Now that we’ve shared with you the many reasons it’s prudent to hire a caregiver or companion for your senior loved one through an experienced, trustworthy home care agency, the next step is to compare options. At Home Independent Living offers the following list of questions you can have in front of you when calling home care agencies, to make sure you’re making an informed decision: (more…)

 January 13, 2015 by Dean Bellefeuille

In our last blog, we shared some crucial basic information about shopping for home care. Even more critical, however, is understanding the facts when it comes to selecting a caregiver from a registry or private hire, such as you see advertised in the Classifieds section of the newspaper. While it can sound appealing: “Woman with years of home care experience available immediately to care for your loved one – low rate guaranteed!” there are a number of additional factors that need to be considered. (more…)

 January 6, 2015 by Dean Bellefeuille

If your family is like many, spending time with elderly loved ones during the holidays makes it apparent that it may be time to consider some additional help at home to keep them safe. But where to begin? It can be a huge undertaking just to sort through the plethora of options. But At Home Independent Living is here to help! Our next few blogs will address the top concerns and criteria to consider in shopping for home care. Let’s start with the basics: (more…)