Seniors Aging in Place — Are We Ready for the Challenge?

U.S. Census figures show that fewer older adults are choosing to receive care in a nursing home. Yet the projections also show major growth in the number of seniors who are living with chronic illness. It is clear that our population is aging, and providing quality care for our nation’s older adults is already beginning …

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Book Chat: The Care and Feeding of the Aging Human Male Species – A Sassy Primer

Patricia Dubroof: Okay, well, it’s three o’clock. So it’s another great day for a Book Chat. I’d like to welcome all of you to Assisting Hands Home Care’s monthly Book Chat. And I’m your host, Patricia Dubroff. I’m glad you all could join us for this informal half-hour of learning. And I think, in this …

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Aging in Place: Everyday Money Management

Steve Lorberbaum: Well, good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining this month’s edition of What’s Your Plan? My name is Steve Lorberbaum, I’m the owner of Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac. We provide aids in people’s homes, all around Montgomery County, parts of PG County, and Fairfax County, Virginia. And I’m excited today to have …

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Book Chat: Catch Me a Catch

Patricia Bubroof: All right. So welcome to this edition of Book Chat. We are welcoming the author of Catch Me a Catch, Leora Hoffman, to the roundtable, so to speak. I want to do a little introduction about why don’t we do this and then a little introduction about Leora, and then we’ll start asking …

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Aging in Place: Assisted Living Communities

Steve Lorberbaum: All right. So I want to welcome everybody to this edition of What’s Your Plan. We, monthly, at Assisting Hands, try to talk to an industry expert about a different area of elder law, and elder issues, and aging in place, so we can all benefit from their expertise, and this week we’re …

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Questions To Ask A Home Care Agency

We get a lot of inquiries from people who live in Northern Fairfax County. Sometimes, they’re not sure exactly what questions they should ask when looking for in-home care. The more we know, as a home-care provider, the better the answers we can provide. So we decided to put together this article. When the time …

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Aging in Place: Assisting Hands Owner, Steve Lorberbaum

Steve Lorberbaum: Hi, I’m Steve Lorberbaum and I’m the owner of Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac. We work with families to reduce their stress by being there when they can’t be with their loved ones. We provide all types of care to assist families, whether it’s because their loved one lives in an assisted living …

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10 Signs Mom Or Dad Needs Home Care in VA and MD

It can be difficult to accept that our parents are aging and may no longer be capable of caring for themselves without some help. After all, as we were growing up, they took care of us. As people age, though, there often comes a time when they are unable to adequately care for themselves and …

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Pet Therapy Can Help Seniors Living At Home Alone

Older adults living at home by themselves can get lonely, sad, bored, or angry.  If you have a pet, you may understand how much better that furry bundle of joy can make you feel when you’re having a bad day. They can have the same effect on seniors living at home alone. In fact, pet …

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Assisting Hands Potomac 2019 Caregiver Of The Year

A little late perhaps? You would think so, since Francis Agyin was chosen as our Caregiver Of The Year for 2019. But the truth is, the photos had to wait! Covid prevented us from going into the home of the client or from having Francis come into our office – so finally now, we get …

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