Entries by Physicians Choice

Why Smart Homes are Keeping Seniors at Home Longer

Why Smart Homes are Keeping Seniors at Home Longer According to the American Association of Retired Persons, 90 percent of older adults would prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible. This comes as no surprise to most people. What may come as a surprise, however, is the pivotal role technology plays when […]

How is technology allowing seniors to age in place?

How is technology allowing seniors to age in place? Conventional wisdom is that seniors are unable to stay at home after a certain point because it is too dangerous. Most articles agree that technology is helping seniors stay at home—even by themselves—for a great deal longer than ever before. At Physician’s Choice, we think that just because […]

How can I make sure my parents have their “affairs in order?”

How can I make sure my parents have their “affairs in order?” What does it mean to have your “affairs in order?” What do you do about your elderly parents affairs? It’s a delicate conversation and one we’ve helped families with for over a decade. Here are some resources you’ll find valuable if you have […]

Caring for an Aging Parent without Going Broke

Caring for an Aging Parent without Going Broke Most adult children would like nothing better than to care for their aging parents. After all, these are the people who raised them and worked hard to give them the best lives possible.Most adult children would like nothing better than to care for their aging parents. After […]

The Cost of Taking Care of Elderly Parents at Home

The Cost of Taking Care of Elderly Parents at Home The most common questions we get at Physician’s Choice Private Duty are around cost. Specifically, if our parents want to stay at home in their later years, how can we afford to make it happen? For your reference, here are some atrticles on how to […]

When an Aging Parents Refuses Care

It is only natural that adult children would want to do what is best for their aging parents. After all, their parents raised them and worked hard to give them the best life possible. In light of this fact, many adult children are taken off guard when their parents react negatively to any talk of […]

What to Do When an Aging Parent Won’t Listen

What to Do When an Aging Parent Won’t Listen This month we’re focused on the communication challenges that happen when an adult child tries to help a parent. It’s a real issue and since most of us only get to have these conversations once or twice, it’s hard to develop any expertise on your own. […]