Author Archives: Emily Jacob

About Emily Jacob

Emily advises people on health and senior care.

Supportive Services For Seniors at Home

Most seniors want to remain independent for as long as possible, but reduced mobility, diminished eyesight, low energy and cognitive changes can limit a senior’s ability to care for themself and their home. It can be upsetting to visit a … Continue reading

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Administration on Community Living Explores Alternatives to Guardianship

Two departments of the Administration on Community Living are working on a project to build a national training, technical assistance, and resource center to explore and develop supported decision-making as an alternative to guardianship… read more

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A Helping Hand with Home Health Care

One of the difficulties of watching your parents, grandparents or aging friends grow older is seeing them lose their independence. If your elderly loved one is becoming less self-sufficient but does not yet require full time care, a home care … Continue reading

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ALFA Lauds Senate Efforts to Combat Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

ALFA recently submitted a statement for the record related to a hearing on financial exploitation of seniors before a U.S. Senate committee, outlining its interest in stemming this growing epidemic… read more

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Happy at Home

If your partner’s care needs are more than you can manage, you don’t have to send them away. Grow old together in the comfort of your own home with the help of a home health care service.

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Broken Trust: Combating Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Seniors

The Assisted Living Federation of America, which advocates for excellence in senior living, commends the Senate Special Committee on Aging for its efforts to highlight the growing epidemic of financial exploitation of seniors… read more

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How to Determine the Right Senior Care

While there are many who take care of their elderly relatives at home, a busy schedule might mean that you will not be able to provide as much as you like, and depending on the condition of your loved one, … Continue reading

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