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2020-03-12

A Social Worker’s Role in Home Care


For patients being discharged from a hospital or facility, having a plan in place can mean the difference between having a successful recovery and being readmitted. The healthcare industry can be daunting and confusing to navigate; but, patients are not alone. Medical social workers help patients and their families navigate these challenging times during their…

2020-03-12

Home Care: Aiding Dementia Patients


Did you know that a new case of dementia is diagnosed every 3 seconds? According to the World Health Organization, “The total number of new cases of dementia each year worldwide is nearly 10 million.” Chances are you, or someone you, is affected by dementia. Dementia affects memory, language, behavioral, and critical thinking skills that…

2020-02-06

Heart Health and Home Care


Did you know that February is American Heart Month? Since 1964, American Heart Month has been helping raise awareness and encourages people to take a proactive approach to their heart health. To this day, heart disease is still the largest health threat to Americans. According to the CDC, “In the United States, someone has a…

2020-02-06

The Heart of Hospice


Those unfamiliar with hospice often have many misconceptions about what hospice is. It’s often associated with a loss of hope and a bleak outcome. But, at its core, hospice care is a multidisciplinary approach to care that combines medical care with peace and empowerment. It is a patient and family-centered approach that goes beyond addressing…

2020-01-09

Home Care Resolutions for 2020


Start fresh and set yourself up for a great year in 2020. With the help of home care, you start the New Year off right and take on these six helpful New Year’s resolutions. Protect yourself from falls Exercise can help increase strength, balance, and flexibility to help avoid dangerous falls. And, make sure to…

2020-01-09

Healthy Senior Living for a New Year


The New Year is here. For 2020, make yourself a priority and focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle to keep you feeling your best. Not sure where to start? We’ve compiled a list of five essential goals to help get you on the road to a happy and healthy New Year. Balance your diet: A…

2019-12-06

Give the Gift of Home Care


As the holidays approach, we start brainstorming the perfect gifts for our loved ones. This year, look beyond the storefronts and give the gift of home care and help make a difference in your loved one’s life. Even after the holidays’ pass, your loved one, and family will benefit from the gifts of home care….

2019-12-06

10 Ways to Help Seniors have a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season


The holidays are upon us, and it’s the time of the year where friends and families come together to celebrate. But, for many seniors, the holidays can be isolating and lonely. Bring joy to your loved one’s life this year with the help of home care during this busy holiday season. Provide companionship: The holidays…

2019-11-20

Hospice Care vs. Palliative Care – Understanding the Differences


When facing serious illness, patients and families may wonder what the difference between hospice and palliative care is and how they can benefit from each. Although similar, there are important differences to take into consideration when determining the type of care needed.  Hospice Care and Palliative Care Defined Hospice is a comfort care philosophy for…

2019-11-11

5 Reasons to be Thankful for Home Care


  There is no place like home, especially during the holidays. It’s a time where friends and family come together to celebrate all that they are thankful for. And, with the help of home care, even families affected by illness can continue to carry on traditions from the comfort of home surrounded by the people…

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