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Aging In Place Or A Community Home May Be The Best Senior Home Care Choice For Your Parents

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It’s a foregone conclusion that your parents will grow old one day and need some type of care. Most people are happy living in their own homes and would like to do so as long as they are alive. That’s entirely possible. In fact, elderly people thrive living in their homes, and the consensus of opinion is that efforts should be made to grant seniors the wish to live at home and provide them all the services they need, like senior home care. Read More»

Three Subjects To Cover When You're Interviewing A Home Health Nurse

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Arranging for a licensed home health nurse to pay visits to your elderly parent takes a significant burden off your shoulders if you’ve been traveling to the parent’s home to administer care. Home health nurses are qualified to provide care in a number of different ways, meaning that your loved one will be well looked after. When you’re ready to hire this health professional, it’s beneficial to contact a local home health care agency and arrange an appointment in which you can speak to several aides and conduct short interviews. Read More»

Make Recovering From Knee Surgery At Home Easier With A Home Care Service

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You’re going into the hospital for surgical repair of torn cartilage in your knee. After a day in the hospital, you’ll go home to finish your recovery. You could try to have a friend or family member stop by to help you now and then. Another option is to work with a home care assistance service to have staff available at your home regularly for the first few days or weeks. Read More»

Aging Parents? Why Home Healthcare Is the Way to Go

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If your parents are a part of the baby boomer generation, they may be in the process of making the switch from working citizen to retirement. As they age, they may require more help on a daily basis. At this point, you may start to think that it would be best for you to place them in a nursing home, especially if you have your own burgeoning family that depends on you. Read More»

Selecting A Home Health Care Provider When You Have A Cardiac Condition

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Home health care is a wonderful alternative for a number of seniors. Many elderly people would prefer to age in place than live out their later years in a nursing home. However, finding competent home care providers when you have a cardiac condition can be more difficult and complicated. If you have heart problems and are hiring a home health care provider through an agency, read on to learn what you should ask to select the best person for the job. Read More»

Home Health Care Supplies For Your Overweight Parent With Diabetes

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If you are struggling to care at home for your diabetic parent who is overweight, there are many items that you can purchase to make the care that you offer safer for both you and your parent. Follow these tips for buying health care supplies to help your parent live with you as long as possible at home: Bariatric Hospital Commode  If your parent’s diabetes causes them to need to use the bathroom during the night and it is hard for them to get out of bed, then you should get a bariatric hospital commode. Read More»

Going Mobile—Helping Seniors Stay On The Move

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As your parents age, you may begin to notice that they are having difficulty walking, even in their own homes. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for some elderly people to resist getting medical equipment that could help them get around. In some cases, it might be pride and an unwillingness to accept the fact that they are aging. For other seniors, it may simply be a perceived or actual lack of funds. That is why the purchase of a mobility aid for your parent may end up falling on your shoulders. Read More»

Beyond The Basics: 3 Services To Consider When Choosing In-Home Care

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There are many options available when your loved one needs in-home care for short-term recovery or continuing care. Consider advanced services beyond personal care and routine medical services when making your decision. Targeted Care In-home care is more than basic medication or personal hygiene needs, a targeted approach can improve the level of care your loved one receives. Many in-home care agencies have different teams of professionals depending on the short or long-term needs of their clients. Read More»