Improving Elder Care Services using Open Data

Most of the families are concerned about providing quality care to their elders. As parents and elders grow in age, it becomes difficult for them to live independently. There are a number of different ways in which families can resolve this complex and emotionally charged issue.

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  • Living with Elders or Parents: The perfect way to care about your elders and parents is to ask them to start living with you. Or if you can relocate your job or business, you can start living with them. No one other can take care of your loved ones as you will take. Living with elders and parents will also have a positive psychological effect on their health and they will not feel leftover. However, to make this happen, you should take all of your home members in confidence. You may also need to do some adjustments in the home depending on the accessibility requirements of your elders or parents.
  • Home Care Services: If living jointly with elders and parents is not possible, the next option is to arrange home care services for them. The use of home care services has the benefit that elders or parents don’t have to move out of their home. Because leaving their own home and setting up elsewhere can be a problem in the elder age. A lot of companies provide general and specialized home care services. However, the use of home care services can be a little bit costly.
  • Elder Care Homes: Eldercare homes are community-based living homes specially made for elder people. The resident. Almost every community today has elder homes. Elder relocates to the elder home and resides in a room within the facility that may or may not be private. Housekeeping, food, healthcare, and recreation services are often included. The Administration on Community Living (ACL) has released the open data containing the list of elder care homes. You can find an Elderly Care Home near your home using ZIP code from the ACL Open Data. 
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