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Costs of Care – The Shocking RealityPosted by:

Vida Certified Home Care Agencies work with the Senior Care resources in their communities to help our clients receive the care that best fits their needs. All Valley Home Care in Denver, Colorado supports client independence through education and information provided by Pamela D. Wilson of to enable residents of the Denver area to plan and make informed decisions on a wide range of available services by accessing quality Senior Care.

Pamela Dombrowski-Wilson, MS, BS/BA, CG and CSA, Certified Senior Advisor, specializes in working with individuals and families to navigate healthcare and aging issues with a focus on maintaining independence and planning for long term care. Pamela shares her advice on preparing seniors for both today and the future.

Pamela D. Wilson

Costs of care can be shocking for caregivers and those needing care. If you are a caregiver who has had a…

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Declaring a Parent Incompetent and Finding Resources for Dementia CarePosted by:

Trent Rushton, Administrator of Advanced Home Care in Boise Idaho answers a Senior Q & A about having a parent declared incompetent and finding resources for dementia care…

*The following content is being provided for your information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
My Mother has suddenly had dementia issues and hasn’t been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s as of yet. We can’t get access to her finances unless she is declared incompetent. We live six hours away and we have a home care agency at the home watching over her but her funds are nearly gone. It is possible they will run out before we can get her declared incompetent – Are there any other resources that can help us?

Your mother’s physician would have to be the one to have her declared incompetent. You can either talk to…



Caring for an Elderly ParentPosted by:

Caring for an elderly parent is one of the most stressful experiences many Americans will face during their lifetime. According to a 2008 USA Today Gallop Poll over 41% of baby boomers are caring for their parents in some capacity.

Options and Support for Family Caregivers

Every day I provide live chat support to family members who are just discovering “mom and dad need help”. Many of them don’t know where to begin…

Tips for assessing the elder care situation.

  • What is the home environment like? Are there cleanliness issues or physical dangers and fall hazards?
  • If you are a long distance caregiver, have a near by relative or close friend do a check up.
  • Call a home care agency. A good home care agency will come out and assess the situation and make recommendations at no charge.
  • Find out your



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