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Luxe Helps You Get the Long-Term Care Coverage You Paid For

You have purchased Long-Term Care insurance. You thought it would cover anything protracted illness or accident that occurred, but it doesn’t. What exactly does your policy cover or what circumstances have to occur before it pays out? What paperwork do you need to fill out to get the process started?

What Does a Long-Term Care Policy […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on Luxe Helps You Get the Long-Term Care Coverage You Paid For

Senior Transportation for Mom, Only a Phone Call Away

Finding senior transportation for mom or dad isn’t always easy. That’s probably why much of our communication is with the adult children of our clients. They dearly love and respect their parents, but they do not have the time to drive them to and from their appointments or activities. Often their parent may not have […]

By |October 4th, 2017|Caregiving, News|Comments Off on Senior Transportation for Mom, Only a Phone Call Away

Senior Homecare for Malibu

People move to Malibu for the natural beauty, but until now, it has been hard to find good senior homecare for Malibu.That’s due to the fact that caregivers must travel from other areas.

But Luxe Homecare is located in Pacific Palisades, adjacent to Malibu, ready to provide senior homecare for Malibu at any time. Our caregivers can get […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Senior Homecare for Malibu

How to Hire Home Care Services for Your Loved One?

How to hire home care services is a question I know is at the top of many of your minds. How do you choose someone and how can you be sure their home care services are the right fit for your spouse, parent or child? As Administrator of Luxe Home Care, I have met with […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Caregiving|Comments Off on How to Hire Home Care Services for Your Loved One?

The Difference between Homecare and Home Health Care and Why You Need to Know

Frequently, we are asked what the difference between homecare and home health care and which categories custodial care and private duty care fall into.

Home Care

Home Care, Custodial care and Private Duty all fall under the homecare umbrella. Providers of these services offer “non-medical” services at home or in nursing facilities. Typically not covered by Medicare, […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Caregiving|Comments Off on The Difference between Homecare and Home Health Care and Why You Need to Know

I need a caregiver. What are my options?

You or a loved one needs a caregiver to provide in-home care. Who do you call for assistance? You can hire a:

Home care worker directly
Registry /referral service
Home care agency

To help you gain a better understanding of what each choice involves, we’ve gone into more detail below.

 

Hire a Home Care Worker Directly

When […]

By |August 24th, 2016|Caregiving|Comments Off on I need a caregiver. What are my options?

Proposed CA Senate Bill 1015 Will Make In-Home Care Services Less Affordable

As seniors and those with physical, emotional or intellectual challenges gravitate toward hiring in-home caregivers to maintain their independence, the state of California is considering the passage of a Senate Bill that would limit their ability to do so.

SB 1015, introduced on February 11, 2016, would mandate overtime pay for domestic workers who work more […]

By |August 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Proposed CA Senate Bill 1015 Will Make In-Home Care Services Less Affordable

Homecare and Home Health Care for Cancer Patients

I’ve seen cancer affect many of my loved ones, two of my grandparents, and my best friend’s father. My best friend, 25 years old at the time, had to take 2 years off of work to care for his father who had colon cancer. The last stages of his father’s cancer were the worst. It […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Caregiving|Comments Off on Homecare and Home Health Care for Cancer Patients

Homecare for Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Disease Affecting 1 of 3

For the year of 2015, an estimate of 5.3 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

From the 5.3 million Americans, about 5.1 are age 65 and older, resulting in the remaining people to be under age 65 with early-onset Alzheimer’s.

Of the 5.3 million Americans with Alzheimer’s, about two-thirds are women. From […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Caregiving|Comments Off on Homecare for Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Disease Affecting 1 of 3

California’s Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act: AB1217

What is AB1217?

AB1217 Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act was enacted on January 1, 2015, enforcing stringent requirements on home care services in California. This Act enforces all home care organizations be licensed and regulated through the State Department of Social Services, and obtain registration of home care aides.

Who is affected by the Act?

This Act […]

By |October 4th, 2015|News|Comments Off on California’s Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act: AB1217