Entries by Riveroaks Homecare

5 Must-Have Talks with Parents This Holiday.

Starting a conversation with an aging parent around long term care can be difficult. If you find yourself not knowing how to broach the subject with your parent, check out these tips to learn how to discuss things in a way that is sensitive and effective – at any time of the year. https://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/12-10-15-must-have-talks-with-parents-this-holiday/ A […]

Where to Find Home Health Services in Pennsylvania

As family members get older, it may become difficult for them to continue living entirely on their own. Health concerns, diminished mobility, and cognitive decline are all factors to consider when deciding when older family members need living assistance. Contrary to popular belief, there are options other than traditional nursing homes and assisted living facilities. […]

5 Specialty Home Health Services That Can Help Seniors

Most people know that it’s possible to get home health care services to help seniors with basic living assistance. As more Americans reach their golden years, home health care services are a popular way to keep older loved ones living at home instead of a managed care facility. However, many people have a limited view […]

Home Care Company that Cares

At River Oaks Home Care, we are dedicated to serving America’s seniors in a caring way, and helping to provide affordable home care services to clients. If you’re experienced in the home healthcare industry, you’ve probably seen some of the codes of conduct and mission statements that companies frequently advertise. When you see these, it’s […]

Benefits of Home Health Care

Time waits for no one; before we know it, we’re older and limited in our physical abilities. You can’t enjoy life the way you used to when you were younger. It can be a sobering reality for many people that eventually they’ll get older and depend on others to take care of them. If the […]

5 Advantages of Choosing In-Home Elder Care Services

As the life expectancy rate in America continues to grow, more and more families are facing issues related to caring for aging relatives. For a variety of reasons, there may come the point when it’s not feasible for a relative to take care of themselves. For many years, the only course of action for families […]

How To Choose The Right Homecare Service

If you or a loved one can no longer care for themselves, you have the option of either sending them to live-in a care facility or allowing them to stay in their home by hiring a homecare service to help them. Homecare is the preference of many people because it allows them to remain in […]

Winter Slip, Trip & Fall Safety Tips.

 Winter Slip, Trip & Fall Safety Tips.  It is that time of the season where slips, trips and falls occur at an increasing number. The following are a few safety tips: Wear the proper footgear. Remember that no shoe sole material is perfect under all conditions. Shoe soles made of hard plastic or leather and […]

Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit

What is VA Aid and Attendance Benefit? The VA Aid and attendance is a tax-free benefit distributed to eligible honorably discharged veterans or their surviving spouses. It’s the highest level of Veterans Administrations Improved Pension Program. Those approved will receive monthly benefit that must be used as a reimbursement for the cost of acceptable medical […]

Winter Safety: Top 5 Tips for Caregivers and their Seniors

Winter weather can bring special challenges and circumstances to seniors and their caregivers. By taking a little extra precaution, you can be prepared for whatever the winter weather may bring your way. Top 5 Winter Weather Risks: Home power outages Colder weather Carbon monoxide poisoning Outdoor dangers Nutrition and staying healthy Home Preparation for Power […]