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Home Improvements and Modifications for Aging in Place

By Amber Personal Care | January 7, 2021

By JULIA WEAVER / REDFIN BLOG | January 5, 2021 For more, visit REDFIN blog. Now more than ever before, we’re seeing more adults choosing to live at home as they grow in years, or what is known as aging in place. Living at home helps aging adults maintain their lifestyle for as long as possible, rather … Read more

A Letter from Amber

By Amber Personal Care | December 7, 2020

Dear you, Amber Personal Care is writing this letter to you, our clients, our caregivers, friends, and our partners. Now that we are deep into the holiday season, in this year of challenge, year of opportunity, year of heartbreak and year of celebration, we want to write to you, and express our gratitude for: trusting … Read more

A Gift Card for the Holidays

By Amber Personal Care | November 23, 2020

A “Thank You” from Amber Personal Care 2020 has been a difficult year for the senior community and the senior care community. We know this, because we’ve heard what everyone has to say about being in quarantine, being in isolation, being scared of getting sick. However, we had people that really gave us, our clients and their … Read more

Questions about Hospice Care & Palliative Care

By Amber Personal Care | November 20, 2020

An Interview with the Denver Hospice In light of the National Hospice Care and Palliative Care Month, Amber Personal Care wants to share with you what we learned from Denver Hospice about this special category of healthcare. Email us for a transcript.

Winter Melon Meatball Soup

By Eve Li | November 14, 2020

James Kitchen – Winter Melon Meatball Soup I’m very glad to be the first guest to share my recipe in James’ Kitchen. I would like to introduce you to a warm, calming soup that has many health benefits and is perfect for Winter. Winter melon, or wax gourd, is a vegetable used in many types … Read more

Do you need Medicaid Planning Help or a Senior Care Advisor?

By Amber Personal Care | November 6, 2020

Amber Personal Care is proud to introduce Sensible Senior Planning to provide the most integrated care experience for our clients and senior care community. Sensible Senior Planning provides Medicaid solutions to clients that need help navigating the complicated Medicaid applications and finding resources that best suit their needs. Tzivya Green is the Executive Director at Sensible Senior Planning. She has over 10 … Read more

Mental Health for Seniors During the Pandemic: Part 2

By Ashley Olds | November 4, 2020

Many home care service providers have reported that seniors are feeling the burden of isolation. Being away from families, friends and personal interaction is difficult. Additionally, senior’s lifestyles were disturbed during the COVID-19 affected period, especially those with mobility issues. Seniors felt safer and more confident by having trusted caregivers by their side. We interviewed … Read more

Mental Health for Seniors During the Pandemic – Part 1

By Shadi Sharif | November 2, 2020

Social distancing, once a phrase only heard of in science fiction films, has now become our everyday reality. While social distancing helps stop the spread of COVID-19, it can have some negative mental health consequences, especially for seniors.   Since seniors are at higher risk for negative outcomes from COVID-19, they are more likely to self-restrict … Read more

How to Talk to Your Loved One about Long-term Care

By Mishaela | September 16, 2020

To quote Benjamin Franklin, “by failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” Of course, planning for your loved one’s long-term care can be difficult. Conversations are the most important start to planning long-term care for your loved ones, but they can be tricky. With so many emotions involved, how do you start a productive … Read more

What is Personal Care?

By Amber Personal Care | September 4, 2020

When aging or health issues starting to affect someone performing personal activities of daily living (PADL) or instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), home care service becomes an attractive option for people who are affected, as they can keep living in their own home.

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