101ElderCare.com: Elder Care Guide 101ElderCare.com: Elder Care Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/ Copyright by 101ElderCare.com en 101ElderCare.com Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:15:17 -0400 5 Tips for Managing Incontinence Incontinence pertains to the accidental or involuntary expulsion of urine, wind, or feces from your body. It’s a common problem for people in their older years, where they no longer have full control over their bladders or sphincter muscles. Nonetheless, some younger adults also have this issue. Fortunately, there are several best incontinence products in the market today to help you]]> General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/5-tips-for-managing-incontinence-199.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/5-tips-for-managing-incontinence-199.shtml Editor Mon, 29 Jun 2020 00:00:08 -0400 What Happens if Someone Falls in a Nursing Home? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that one out of four adults age 65 or older falls each year. Twenty percent of those falls result in serious injury. Falling is a danger for seniors, whether they are living at home or in a long term care facility. When a senior is under the care of a nursing home, however, their safety becomes the responsibility of that facility. Senior Health]]> General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/what-happens-if-someone-falls-in-a-nursing-home-198.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/what-happens-if-someone-falls-in-a-nursing-home-198.shtml Editor Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:19:28 -0400 How Safe Are Nursing Homes? If you’ve ever searched for nursing homes online, chances are you came across countless horror stories of nursing home abuse in the news. When family members admit their aging loved ones into these facilities, they do so with the best intentions. They may assume their aging relative will receive the best possible care. Sadly, this is often not the case. Eldercare facilities are notorious]]> General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/how-safe-are-nursing-homes-197.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/how-safe-are-nursing-homes-197.shtml Editor Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:18:56 -0400 5 Warning signs to look out for when choosing a nursing home When you are searching for a nursing home for your family member, it is incumbent upon you to conduct due diligence on the home to ascertain its suitability for the care of your loved one. While desk research is part of your diligence, you should also visit the home and look for warning signs that may give you an indication as to its suitability.    Here are 5 warning signs that you]]> General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/5-warning-signs-to-look-out-for-when-choosing-a-nursing-home-196.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/5-warning-signs-to-look-out-for-when-choosing-a-nursing-home-196.shtml Editor Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:11:17 -0400 Navigating Estate Planning General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/navigating-estate-planning-195.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/navigating-estate-planning-195.shtml Editor Mon, 01 Jun 2020 06:13:07 -0400 Signs That You Need To Hire A Caregiver For Everyday Support There’s a misconception that older people should only hire caregivers when they are already bedridden and can’t complete their everyday routines at all. However, professional caregivers are valuable additions to your household for providing assistance whether physical, mental, or emotional support. Hiring a caregiver is ideal if your children live far away from you. A caregiver can]]> General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/signs-that-you-need-to-hire-a-caregiver-for-everyday-support-194.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/signs-that-you-need-to-hire-a-caregiver-for-everyday-support-194.shtml Editor Thu, 23 Apr 2020 07:40:05 -0400 A Retirement Relocation Checklist General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/a-retirement-relocation-checklist-193.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/a-retirement-relocation-checklist-193.shtml Editor Mon, 06 Apr 2020 07:46:06 -0400 What Are The Requirements For Qualifying For Veterans Benefits? General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/what-are-the-requirements-for-qualifying-for-veterans-benefits-192.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/what-are-the-requirements-for-qualifying-for-veterans-benefits-192.shtml Editor Mon, 30 Mar 2020 10:52:32 -0400 How Older Adults Can Manage Mental Health General Guide https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/how-older-adults-can-manage-mental-health-191.shtml https://www.101eldercare.com/elder_care_guide/how-older-adults-can-manage-mental-health-191.shtml Editor Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:55:09 -0400 Invest in the Healthcare Sector: No Risk with Policies Professionals such as doctors, lawyers, and chartered accountants, among others are subjected to various professional risks in terms of professional negligence and errors or omissions in the course of discharging their professional duties. In such instances, errors and omissions (E&O) insurance or professional indemnity cover is necessary. 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