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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.

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...

Managing Diabetes in Older Adults as a Caregiver If you provide care for an older family member, there’s a good...

Poor sleep habits are a common problem among elderly adults. Up to 40% of older Americans suffer from some form...

At Visiting Angels®, we know how important home is to elderly adults. After all, the very goal of senior home...

Choosing Between 24-Hour Home Care and Live-In Caregivers There are a number of reasons why a senior might require round-the-clock...

Medications are a crucial part of life for most seniors, helping them stay healthy and manage chronic conditions. But for...

When someone you love requires senior care, it’s important that they receive care from a provider who puts seniors first....

Cases of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have increased sharply in the US over the past several years. The...