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Life Force Walks to End Alzheimer's Fundraiser

Added on July 10, 2016 by Jared_Rodgers

 Life Force Walks to End Alzheimer's Fundraiser

Life Force has specialized in providing live-in home health aides since 1989. Over the past 27 years we have seen the effects that Alzheimer's disease has had on many of our clients and their supportive family members. We personally have serviced hundreds who have battled Alzheimer's and join in the effort to provide support to combat this detrimental disease. More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050.

In response, Life Force has organized a wrap-around fundraising event for the Walk to End Alzheimer's to generate awareness while raising donations for our team goal. The money raised for the walk will empower the Alzheimer's Association to continue to do what it does best: (1) Provide support to victims and to the family members who struggle alongside their loved ones. (2) Support ongoing research to find a cure.

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Life Force Offers New Jersey Certified Homemaker-Home Health Aide (CHHHA) Training

Added on May 20, 2016 by Jared_Rodgers

Life Force Offers New Jersey Certified Homemaker-Home Health Aide (CHHHA) Training

Life Force Senior Care Corporation has chosen the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) to provide online caregiver training and compliance to all their home health aides.

CHERRY HILL, NJ Life Force Senior Care Corporation has made a commitment to providing the highest quality care to seniors in New Jersey by implementing a certified homemaker home health aide training program developed by the Institute for Professional Care Education. Life Force Senior Care Corporation's aides now have access to IPCed's online caregiver training as well as IPCed's award-winning Medifecta series of DVD-based caregiver training.

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Estate Planning Before Needing Live-in Care

Added on June 15, 2015 by Jared_Rodgers

Estate Planning Before Needing Live-in Care

My mother recently called me seeking help with updating her and my father's wills. Of course I agreed and was more than happy to help my parents review their wills. Since I was told that I would eventually become the executor of their estate, planning ahead would benefit both my parents and me.

Most of my experience is in providing live-in care services to the elderly and very little on the side of estate planning. I was very curious to go through the estate planning process myself, so this was the perfect opportunity for that experience.

As my mother and I continued to speak, I asked if she had in addition to the will a power of attorney (POA) and an advance directive, also known as a living will. She was not sure - which I knew most likely meant they did not have all the essential documents necessary. I suggested that the three of us meet with the attorney that originally drafted their will back in the '80s to ensure that we have everything we need. They both agreed.

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Live-in Eldercare Agency vs Private Aide

Added on December 16, 2014 by Jared_Rodgers

Live-in Eldercare Agency vs Private Aide

Life Force Caregivers for the Elderly has provided personalized live-in custodial care to hundreds of seniors since 1989. A live-in home health aide is an alternative to an assisted living or long-term care nursing facility by assisting with activities of daily living right in the comfort of your own home. While conducting the initial assessment of a client's needs and expectations, families naturally ask questions about Life Force's services. One question that sometimes arises is: What is the advantage of working with an agency like Life Force over hiring our own private aide?

When choosing between these two options families normally make a decision based upon price. Hiring a private aide is typically cheaper than working with a licensed agency, but a private caregiver easily becomes more costly in the end.

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Life Force Walks to End Alzheimer's

Added on July 20, 2014 by Jared_Rodgers

Life Force Walks to End Alzheimer's

Life Force Caregivers for the Elderly is participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Philadelphia, PA on November 09, 2014. Take a few moments to visit our website, alz.lifeforceeldercare.com, to learn more about contributing to a great event. There are two ways you can help. You can support our walk by mailing a donation to 1060 N. Kings Highway, Suite 314, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or become a walker and raise money to walk with team Life Force Caregivers for the Elderly.

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