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Richard Bitner

Visiting Angels

Visiting Angels is a national, private duty network of senior care agencies. We are proud to be the nation’s leading provider of non-medical at home care services. With our elder care services, seniors can remain independent and live safely at home. Our senior care services include Social Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer’s Care, End of Life Care, Companion Care, Private Duty Care, care to prevent hospital readmission, and so much more.

Compassionate, dignified at home senior care is close to home when you connect with your local Visiting Angels office by calling 800-365-4189.

Family relationships are important at every stage of life. But they’re important for different reasons at different ages. As we...

Elderly decline is a natural, if unfortunate, part of life. Decline in physical and cognitive function is an inevitable part...

Falls are a major concern for seniors and elderly care providers alike. Declining strength, coordination, mobility, and visibility all increase...

Growing older almost always comes with physical difficulties. When those challenges arise, many seniors lean on non-medical home care providers....

Finding Veteran Home Care Through Your Local VA Hospital There are more than 20 million American veterans living today. Many...

More Americans than ever before now act as family caregivers for their aging parents. At least 35 million people are...

Moving away from home and into a care facility can be a jarring experience for seniors. While moving to an...

After a certain age, some level of decline should be expected year after year. In our forties and fifties, this...

Staying active in your older years isn’t always easy, but choosing the right activity can make all the difference. When...