Aging in Place at the End of Life: How Palliative Care Can Help

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Dr. Timothy Ihrig

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Dr. Timothy Ihrig, the Chief Medical Officer of Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care. He’s also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ihrig MD and Associates. He is an internationally recognized expert in hospice and palliative care and a second time guest of the podcast. In this episode we … Read More

Independent Living Through In-Home Assistance

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independent living with Sara Ratcliffe, Executive Director, IHHC

  In today’s episode we’re joined by Sara Ratcliffe, Executive Director of the Illinois Home Care and Hospice Council. Sara is the former State Home Care Association Chair and serves on the board of directors of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. In this episode we discuss: How to use the Illinois Home Care and Hospice Council to … Read More

Expanding Living Options for the Elderly: How to Live Safely in Place

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Erik Listou

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Erik Listou, a certified living in place professional and home and accessibility trade specialist. Erik is the co-founder of the Living In Place Institute, an organization that provides professional education to individuals involved in the housing industry. He is the former Executive Director of the Denver Habitat for Humanity … Read More

Aging in Place in Unprecedented Times: How the Pandemic Is Changing Home Care

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Sheila McMackin, Wellspring Personal Care, aging in place

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Sheila McMackin, a licensed clinical social worker, founder of Wellspring Personal Care, and founder and past president of the Home Care Association of America. Sheila has served on the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Home Health, Home Services and Home Nursing Advisory Board, and on the board of directors … Read More

How Proactive Planning Is Essential to Successfully Aging In Place

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Michelle Woodbrey, CDP, CSA, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Michelle Woodbrey, CDP, CSA, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors. Founded in 2011, 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors offers referral and coaching services to older adults and their families who are exploring aging care options. Michelle, and her co-founder sister, Alyson Powers, have deep career experience in … Read More

How Professional Home Care Helps Older Adults Achieve a Higher Quality of Life

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professional home care

  According to a 2018 AARP survey, 80% of adults over the age of 50 want to remain in their homes and communities as they age. For those in the home care industry, these findings come as no surprise. Home not only represents familiarity, but comfort and security as well. And during the pandemic, home has also been seen as … Read More