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Veterans Aid and Attendance

by Andy on February 24, 2015

Private duty homecare can be expensive. Veterans Aid and Attendance can provide a fairly substantial supplement. Most veterans are unaware of this benefit but a person who served in WWII, the Korean War or Vietnam might be eligible for up to $2085.00 per month. There is also a surviving spouse …

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Seniors and hydration: Important Tips for the Summer

by Katie Riggs on June 6, 2014

We found this great article posted on The Mufreesboro Post regarding seniors and hydration.  All too often, our services are called upon after a loved one has taken a fall as a result of an un-diagnosed UTI.  Dehydration in seniors can cause UTIs which lead to dizziness, hallucinations, confusion and erratic …

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Claiming Parents as Dependents

by At Home Preferred on May 10, 2013

As a youngster, your parents claimed you as a dependent on their income taxes. With that they were able to save some taxes (although we all know kids cost more than that savings!). Now, if you are providing a significant amount of financial support to a parent, you may be …

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Financial DOs and DON’Ts (part 2)

by At Home Preferred on February 25, 2013

To build on last month’s Financials DOs when helping our aging parents with their finances, this month’s article will cover Financial DON’Ts. All too often when we start thinking about and planning for the time when our elderly parents will need our help in managing their financial matters, several common …

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Financial DOs and DON’Ts (part 1)

by At Home Preferred on January 22, 2013

When our parents get to the age where they need help with their financial matters, we need to proceed with caution. There are some things that seem to make sense on the surface, but end up causing bigger, costlier problems in the future. Therefore, I’ve put together a list of …

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We’re Now a Dementia Certified Agency

by At Home Preferred on November 29, 2012

We’ve always been dedicated to finding the best qualified and trained caregivers to represent At Home Preferred. While working with more clients, we realized that the need for dementia training was ever-increasing. We knew it would be crucial for our caregivers to have the specific communication, organization, and condition-based skills …

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The Importance of VIPs

by At Home Preferred on November 13, 2012

There’s a saying: He who fails to plan, plans to fail. As a financial planner I see firsthand the benefits of planning. Goals are met, what would have been a crisis is not, and peace of mind are all results of planning. The same can be said about planning for …

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Protecting the Identity of Seniors

by At Home Preferred on October 10, 2012

We all know identity theft is a growing epidemic, and in many respects seniors can be among the most vulnerable. Younger generations are generally more technology-savvy. They tend to be aware of the common strategies thieves use to steal and misuse our personal information, and they understand crooks continue to …

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In-Home Care: How Do You Know What You Need?

by At Home Preferred on July 26, 2012

Whether it’s leaving your glasses at home during a business trip, forgetting to turn a light off or set the thermostat before a family vacation, or double-checking your pet’s food and water bowls; we know how easy it can be to overlook even the most normal, everyday activities and chores. …

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Preparing for Hospice Care

by At Home Preferred on July 23, 2012

No matter what stage in life, we believe that patients deserve the support, treatment, and comfort of a home-based care program. Hospice care, focused on the the management of pain, and the limiting of symptoms, can often take place in one’s own home-which not only can ease the financial burden …

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Contact your At Home Preferred specialist today

Our mission is to be the most experienced and dependable staffing resource for families and individuals who have made the choice to see that a loved one remains at home, living comfortably and confidently within their home and community.

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