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11 01, 2022

Debunking the Myths About Home Health Care

2022-01-13T16:41:58-05:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Aging, assisted living, Dementia, Health, Home Caregivers|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you or your loved one fully understand how home healthcare works?  Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions. FirstLantic wants to help you make the best possible decision for care. Take their short quiz below to test your knowledge and ensure you have the facts.  Answers are provided at the end.   Home Healthcare Aides (HHA) always live in the home of their clients. True or False Home Healthcare services can include which of the following? Medication management Light household chores Transportation to appointments Companionship All of the above 3. Home Healthcare is often more expensive than assisted living. True or False 4. Home care is only for patients who have been recently discharged from rehab or a hospital. True or False 5. Home care is [...]

20 12, 2021

How to Determine If Your Parents Need Help

2021-12-20T13:37:52-05:00December 20th, 2021|Categories: #holidays, #Stress, Aging, assisted living, Holidays|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The U.S. population is aging quickly.  In fact, by 2050, the number of people that are 65 or older is expected to double.  That means significant implications for our society and families.  Many adult children are already helping their parents either financially or with other support.  But how do you know when your parents need more help than you can provide?  And how do you get them to accept that?  While spending time with your parents over the holidays, it’s a good opportunity to look for signs that they need assistance—FirstLantic guides you on things to look for and how to approach a discussion that could be difficult. Watch for significant changes in behavior. Were your parents highly organized, and now you find bills piling [...]

21 04, 2020

Six Tools To Get Your Small Business Started

2020-04-21T14:14:40-04:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Careers|Tags: , , |

In FirstLantic’s blog last week, we proposed that starting a new career or business during COVID-19 is not as crazy as it sounds.  So, now that you’re considering your options, we wanted to share some of the essential tools that you will need to launch a new venture, especially while working from home.   First of all, not all businesses need the same tools so some of these may be applicable and some may not.  You also need to be realistic about how much you can do at the beginning so don’t invest time or money in any tech tools until you have mapped out why you need them and how you will use them.  And, finally, there are lots of different options available so [...]

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