Home Health Care - In-Home Senior Care: Home Health Care

There are many options to consider when you or someone you love needs help.  Today, many seniors prefer to remain independent in the comfort, safety, and familiarity of their own home, or “age in place”. If you have already determined that in-home care is the proper choice and have selected a qualified Agency, you may […]

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As previously discussed, be sure that you have selected the proper type of Agency, whose staff has the requirements to meet your present needs, and can move forward with you with a minimum amount of disruption should your needs change in the future. If you have determined that a Companion / Homemaker service best suits […]

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So, you have determined that in-home care is needed for yourself or a loved one.  What is your next step? You will need to determine exactly what type of care is needed.  Is it Companion Care or is it Personal Care, which is hands on assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) such as bathing, […]

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Often, there are early signs that one may be in need of assistance in the home or the primary caregiver is experiencing “caregiver burnout”.  Learning to recognize the following signs can be very helpful in making that decision. Feelings of being confused, stressed, lonely depressed or forgetful. A decrease in enthusiasm for hobbies and social […]

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There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, nor is there an effective method of reversing symptoms such as memory loss, disorientation and difficulties in organizing thoughts. But a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests there may be some hope for improvement in these patients, in the form of vitamin E. The […]

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Now that the U.S. government shutdown is over, federal workers are returning to work, including the furloughed doctors and epidemiologists who work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One of the many things the CDC does is keep track of the flu, something that was stopped on October 1, leaving the overall flu […]

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