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Interview: The importance of Home Health Care with Kimberly Akers

long term care Mar 28, 2023

In this must-see interview, we sit down with Kimberly Akers, Vice President of Operations at Amada Home Health Care, to discuss the importance of home health care in today's times.

As the aging population grows, and the demand for care increases, its crucial to explore options beyond relying on family members for long-term care. During our converstation, Kimberlly addresses the benefits of receiving care at home versus in a facility, the grueling statistics of the growing need for care, and how it's becoming a silent killer for family caregivers.

We also delve into the process of setting up a home health care solution, how amada addresses concerns of safety, security, quality of care, dependability and reliability, and the cost of care and payment options. Furthermore, Kimberly shares stories of how receiving care from Amada has given families peace of mind on stressful situations.

We also hear about her experience collaborating with other healthcare professionals, such as...

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Hospice Care: Here's What You Need to Know

insurance long term care Mar 20, 2023

Hospice is a type of healthcare service that focuses on providing comfort and support to individuals who have a life-limiting illness or condition.  Hospice care can be provided at home, in a hospice facility, or in other settings, and it is designed to help people manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life during their final months.

Contrary to some misconceptions, there are many hospice agencies, and they offer a range of services to support individuals and their families.  Hospice is not just for the end of life, and it does not mean that all medications or treatments will be discontinued.  Additionally while hospice can involve pain management with medications like morphine the goal is to provide comfort and relieve suffering rather than hastening death.

There are four levels of hospice care, including routine home care, continuous home care, general inpatient care, and respite care.  Routine home care is the most common level of hospice care and...

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The Insider's Caregiver Checklist [Free Download]

Plan ahead with this easy ONE-Pager!

Start to remove the fear and concerns as it relates to planning for caregivers.


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The Long-Term Care One-Pager [Free Download]

This FREE checklist is the ultimate Long-Term Care Planner.

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The Unrealistic Long Term Care Plan You've Probably Thought Of

insurance long term care Sep 02, 2021

"I spent all those years, all that money, caring for them. The least they could do for me is take care of me in my final days." Those are the words of so many people approaching and currently in retirement. Things constantly change in this business, there's always something new, except for people thinking their kids will be able to be their care givers should they hit the long term care phase of life, that doesn't seem to ever change. So many kids unknowingly set to become care givers just going about their lives, with no interest or experience in care giving, have no idea their parents are signing them up for the worst job they never asked for. Here is why your kids cannot be your plan for long term care.

Let's start breaking this down. In many cases, families start by two people getting married and making the decision together to start having kids. You get to choose when you start trying to bring children into the world. It's a conscious decision between two people, questions...

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