Monthly Archives: January 2011

Protect Yourself With Long-Term Care

Americans are living longer and facing the important decision of whether to purchase long-term care insurance. Most people buy long-term care insurance to protect assets, preserve independence and provide quality care. Long-term care insurance provides for your care when you … Continue reading

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N.A.P.A.

Recently the President of the United States as signed into law the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA).  For the first time a national strategy has been coordinated to face head-on the a disease that is costly, feared and can tear … Continue reading

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Live The Life You Want

Growing old is a part of growing up!  How will you live? At Home Instead our corporate office has made a short video about this topic.  Watch it and think about how you will live as you grow older. Here … Continue reading

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Research Shows Home Care Helps Lower Costs

A study commissioned by Home Instead, Inc., shows that the work CAREGivers do every day in seniors’ homes helps keep some hospital costs from increasing – a significant finding as the nation grapples with skyrocketing health care costs and a … Continue reading

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Prescription Savings

Saving money is essential to young and old, especially during a recession.  People everywhere are budgeting and cutting back on daily expenses, trying to trim away excess “fat” from their household expenses.  For those taking prescriptions, the costs can be … Continue reading

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10 Signs to Beware of for Alzheimer’s

Do you know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging. It may be a sign of Alzheimer’s, a fatal brain disease that … Continue reading

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Could Bilingualism be Beneficial to Seniors?

A recent study completed by Canadian scientists show that those that speak two or more languages could possibly stall the onset of Alzheimer’s by as much as five years. Researchers at the Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute spent time looking at … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of Diabetes

Diabetes is a leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). “Diabetes is a chronic condition that can cause serious complications, including heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, blindness, kidney failure … Continue reading

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National Alzheimer’s Project Act

As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer’s disease, the Alzheimer’s Association® applauds members of the U.S. Senate for passing the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) (S. 3036). Because of this successful vote, we are one step closer … Continue reading

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