Whether you were recently in the hospital because you had surgery, or you have a loved one who needs healthcare for a long period of time, you may consider home healthcare as you or your loved one recovers. These are some of your questions about home healthcare answered. When Should You Consider Home Healthcare? You should consider home healthcare in the days immediately following medical care or treatment. Perhaps you have a family and don't have time to provide a lot of care for your loved one who is recovering after surgery, or maybe you live alone and want to ensure that you have access to a professional.
5 April 2021
When you have an aging parent you're taking care of, you become concerned about their overall well-being. While you provide some of the care your loved one needs, you may not be able to meet all their home health care needs unless you put your own family's care at risk. You should not have to handle the entire burden of taking care of your aging loved one alone, particularly when there are 24/7 home care services available to help you.
11 February 2021
If you have a grandparent that has Alzheimer's that lives with you this can be very time-consuming and stressful. It makes it even worse if you have no other family members that help you. Fortunately, in-home care services can be a big help. Below are the services they can provide to both you and your grandparent and some benefits this offer. Services Offered An in-home care service can help you in many ways.
11 November 2020
When hiring a home care live-in aide, the need for occupational therapy will influence the type of aide you hire. Options range from a personal care aide to a registered nurse. These home care professionals can complement or replace outside or in-home physical therapist visits. When deciding on physical therapy options, you should consider: type of therapy required (geriatric, rehabilitative, light motion exercise therapy) mobility of patient and transportation options in-home therapy options cost of therapy Physical Therapy Visits
8 September 2020
Many years ago, most homes had walls and other features that were painted with lead-based paint. At that time, it was unknown that peeling and chipping lead-based paint could cause a variety of different health problems to those who resided in these homes. Fortunately, now that lead-based paint has been found to be a health hazard, it is no longer used for painting indoors in homes. However, there are still many homes that were built during the time that lead-based paints were used.
14 July 2020
Probably one of the hardest things you and your spouse will face will be the challenges of being old. Whoever said that the senior years are the golden years was probably very young. Whoever said, Old age is not for sissies hit the nail on the head. At least that's true for many senior citizens. Perhaps your spouse is one of those who has been living at home with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. When you married for better or for worse, taking care of a spouse with great challenges was probably far from your mind.
6 January 2020
An in-home caregiver can make sure that your elderly parent is well cared for when nobody else is around to keep an eye on them. In addition to prescription medication management and basic healthcare services, the senior home care services you decide to hire for your parent should offer: Meal Planning, Prepping, and Feeding Your parent's new in-home caregiver should be able and willing to plan and prepare your parent's meals for them throughout the week, and even feed them if necessary.
9 August 2019