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Aging in Place: Getting the Most Out of Palos Verdes Senior Living

Seniors want to age in place. Their home is familiar; it houses the memories they've spent a lifetime making. Most aren't itching to surrender their independence to move into assisted living any time soon. But, there may come a time when your loved one needs a little help with everyday, non-medical basics like bathing, house cleaning, driving to doctor appointments, and/or picking up groceries. Depending on your schedule and location, you just can't help your loved one with it all. So, how can they stay in their own Palos Verdes home longer and still get out and socialize in the [...]

2022-01-05T11:15:06-08:00January 5th, 2022|Articles, Senior Care|

Creating a Healing Environment in your Parents’ Home

Your parent raised you. It’s your turn to look out for them now that they need some assistance as they continue to live in their home as they age. Whether your parent has just gone through surgery, living with a condition, or are feeling more socially isolated, what can you do to help create a positive environment for them during this stage of life and help them thrive? First, it’s important to put yourself in your parent’s shoes. What could you do to create an energizing and healing environment in their home? With a few simple touches, you can turn [...]

2021-12-13T15:38:21-08:00December 13th, 2021|Articles, Senior Care|

Q3 Outstanding Care Winner: Mona Martinez

A Peaceful Way Home Care proudly announced the Q3 Outstanding Care Winner: Mona Martinez. Her excellent attendance, loyalty, kindness, great cooking skills, friendliness, and mature attitude toward anything that ever needs to be done for our clients have made her a real standout for candidacy. She consistently keeps the office well-informed, and other caregivers who have worked with her have reported enjoying her team player attitude. And the couple with whom she has been working for years has called her “a welcome addition” to their family. Thank you for all you do, Ramona!  A [...]

2021-12-08T14:36:53-08:00November 22nd, 2021|Articles, Outstanding Care Award, Terry's Corner|

A Peaceful Way Home Care Receives 2020 Best of Home Care® – Provider and Employer of Choice Awards

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A Peaceful Way Home Care Receives 2020 Best of Home Care® – Provider and Employer of Choice Awards Rolling Hills Estates – A Peaceful Way Home Care announced today that it has received both the 2020 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse. A Peaceful Way Home Care is now ranked among a small handful of home care providers across the [...]

2021-12-08T14:20:13-08:00November 17th, 2020|Articles, Outstanding Care Award, Senior Care|

Remedios Nuevo Named Outstanding Caregiver for Q3

“My Faith Gives Me Loving Patience” Providing compassionate care is the mission of A Peaceful Way Home Care. We hire only those we would trust with our own loved ones. And to acknowledge and nurture this level of care, we recognize an outstanding caregiver each quarter who exemplifies our values. The Outstanding Caregiver recipient receives a $500 cash bonus, personalized scrubs, and a certificate of recognition. The winner of the A Peaceful Way Home Care Outstanding Caregiver Award for Quarter 3 of 2020 is: REMEDIOS “REMIE” NUEVO Remedios is more affectionately known as “Remie”. She has been working with A [...]

2021-03-18T17:07:07-07:00November 17th, 2020|Articles, Outstanding Care Award, Senior Care|

Sonny Delizo Wins Outstanding Caregiver Award

Providing compassionate care is the mission of A Peaceful Way Home Care. We hire only those we'd trust with our own loved ones.  And to acknowledge and nurture this level of care, we recognize an outstanding caregiver each quarter who exemplifies our values. The winner of the A Peaceful Way Home Care Outstanding Caregiver Award for Quarter 2 of 2020 is: Servillano "Sonny" Delizo! As a reliable and – yes, outstanding employee - of A Peaceful Way Home Care, we are very proud to award one of our own with this honor and prize. He has truly earned it with [...]

2021-12-30T11:14:50-08:00August 27th, 2020|Articles, Outstanding Care Award|

Helping to Add Years to Lives and More Life to Our Years

Terry McGovern has been a resident of the South Bay for over three decades. He is the founder and owner of A Peaceful Way Home Care in Rolling Hills Estates. Terry recently joined the Board of Directors for Palos Verdes Peninsula Village. He shares his story of how this has been a rewarding experience. "Some of my friends and family members who are concerned for the care of their aging or ill parents were frustrated by the lack of options. I also personally experienced the concern of whether my father, who lived 2,000 miles away, was receiving the best [...]

2021-12-28T17:24:12-08:00May 22nd, 2020|Articles, Terry's Corner|

What is the difference between an In-Home Care Agency and a Registry?

You’ve decided that it’s time to consider in-home care for your elderly loved one.  Now you need to carefully weigh all of the options.  All of the different terms can be a little confusing.  For instance, what’s the difference between an in-home care agency and a registry?  Let’s take a look. Who’s the Employer? An in-home care agency has its own staff of trained and qualified staff.  Their management team also takes care of hiring any personnel that is needed.  They also assume any liability. A registry is little more than a source for referrals.  The home care aides are not [...]

2020-04-14T16:16:10-07:00April 30th, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

Eating Tips for Seniors

We all know how important nutrition is. It doesn’t stop being important just because you’ve reached a certain age; your needs just change a little. For one thing, your caloric intake should be smaller than when you were younger. For another, your body needs more of certain nutrients as well. That’s why it’s so important that you make wise decisions about what you eat. Here are a few eating tips for seniors. Check out MyPlate - Our ideas about nutrition have changed over the years as we better understand our bodies’ needs. The USDA has come out with an easier [...]

2021-06-16T12:32:30-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Articles, Senior Care|

Is In-Home Care Covered by Long Term Care Insurance?

As our loved ones age, they may need care. In-home care is often the best option. There are several aspects of in-home care that are available, and they are dependent upon what is needed for each individual, whether they need transportation, or medication reminders, meal prep, help in dressing, bathing, or using the toilet, etc. We can all agree that in-home care is a great choice, but is long term in-home care covered by insurance? The answer is, sometimes. Long Term Care Insurance - LTC is privately paid in long term care insurance. This care generally includes some parts of [...]

2020-04-14T16:27:18-07:00November 20th, 2018|Articles, Senior Care|
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