Aging in Place: Home is Where the Heart Is

AARP research reveals that 75% of older adults prefer to age in place when given a choice. Aging in place is defined as the ability to safely, comfortably and confidently live in the home and community of your choice, regardless of your age, income and the condition of your health. At Kadan Homecare, we broaden the definition of ‘home’ to [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Age in Place, Quality of Life|0 Comments

Keep Yourself Safe: Avoid Falls this Fall

September is the time of year when we observe greater awareness around the dangers of falling, particularly for seniors. On September 23, the National Council on Aging will sponsor its annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day to raise awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. Greater education is needed about the impact of falls, fall prevention strategies and [...]

By | September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Fall Prevention, Home Safety|0 Comments

Sandwiched Between Back to School and Caring for Aging Parents

It’s that time of year when students are heading back to school, and for most busy parents, this means that a more hectic schedule is imminent. Whether they’re shuttling kids to and from school or to various school activities, sports practices, and rehearsals, the demand on parents’ time is significant as they jump into a new school year. When a [...]

By | August 13th, 2019|Categories: Quality of Life|0 Comments

Independence & Seniors: Understanding When It’s Time to Get Help

Every July, Americans take the time to reflect on the gift of independence and what it means to us as a society. In fact, it’s been said that Americans’ most cherished values are individualism and the ability to be in control of their own lives. Most people think of independence for themselves as not having to rely on other people. [...]

By | July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , |0 Comments

Fighting Elder Financial Abuse: June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Elder abuse is a serious problem in the United States. According to the Administration for Community Living (ACL), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as 1 in 10 older Americans are abused or neglected each year, and only 1 in 14 cases of elder abuse ever comes to the attention of authorities.(1) To [...]