A caregiver helping place a mask on a senior.

COVID-19 Prevention Plan

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak spreading to the United States, we wanted to share our thoughts to help slow and contain transmission of COVID-19. With A Place At Home franchises in communities with confirmed cases, the business owners, their employees, and clients are our top concerns. The biggest issue is this illness is going to … Read more

New Franchise Now Serving Seniors in Orlando

A Place At Home has awarded a new franchise in Orlando. Stephen Sherbin and Nicky Sherbin are the new owners that will help fulfill A Place At Home’s larger strategy to help seniors age with dignity through personalized care.  The Population Reference Bureau predicts that by 2060 close to 100 million Americans will be aged … Read more

Tips for Seniors Living With Diabetes

Diabetes is a great health concern in America which is why November is National Diabetes Month, a time to bring attention to the disease. According to the Center for Disease Control, over 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes, with 25% of these patients being 65 years or older. Fortunately, seniors living with diabetes can manage … Read more

5 Tips For Handling Mental Illness in Seniors

According to the Institute of Medicine report, untreated mental health conditions lead to poorer physical health outcomes, higher costs and longer hospital stays. Seniors with untreated depression, for example, are less likely to properly take medications for other problems like diabetes or hypertension. Having a conversation regarding care for seniors with mental illness may not … Read more

4 Tips for Reducing Alzheimer’s Stigma

Dealing with Alzheimer’s symptoms can be a challenge, and any stigma or discrimination you face adds unnecessary stress. After all, Alzheimer’s is a medical condition, which nearly 14 million people in the US may develop in the next 30 years. That’s why we’re offering you tips on how to reduce Alzheimer’s stigma. Communicate Social connections can … Read more

How New Medicare Advantage Changes Could Affect You

Medicare, in general, is more focused than ever on positive health outcomes, specifically on keeping seniors out of the hospital. Medicare Advantage plans have been responding to this by adding extra coverage. For the first time, these extras may include basic (non-medical) in-home senior care. This newly-offered type of care may provide for household support activities … Read more