Our home care and healthy living blog covers a wide range of topics concerning aging and health, support and guides for caregivers providing care, and articles on living a more healthy and positive lifestyle.
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For most people, knowing when it’s time to get home care for a parent might not be something they're aware of. Read 20 signs your parent may need home care.
Whether it manifests as a tightening in your chest, a quickened heart rate, or a feeling of imposing doom, stress is a common feeling we can all overcome.
You can have a great morning every day if you make the right choices. Here are 20 easy ways to have a better morning every day.
Patients can hire their own caregivers, even family, and caregivers get paid taking care of their loved ones. Under CDPAP, you get all that and more.
Getting older: it’s something many people fear.
Often perceived as a lonely, painful, and vulnerable time in the human lifespan, the realities of aging are unpleasant, and the fact of the matter is that dignity can be difficult to maintain.
Luckily, a handful of world-class dementia care services are changing that.
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Being a caregiver has many benefits and drawbacks. While caregiving can be a wonderfully rewarding and inspirational career, it’s also a very challenging job, and many caregivers find themselves frustrated with the difficulties of their positions. Of all of these challenges, though, few are more agonizing than the task of trying to figure out how best to communicate with doctors and nurses on behalf of a senior.
The post How Caregivers Can Communicate with Doctors and Nurses on Behalf of Seniors appeared first on Community Home Health Care.
For caregivers, learning to provide care for patients is an ongoing process. Even after dozens of hours of training, caregiving is a fluid process, within which things are always changing and adapting. Different clients require different care, mental and emotional upset can rise and fall quickly, and confounding factors like dementia and cognitive decline can make it difficult to connect effectively with patients.
The post How Caregivers Can Learn to Provide Better Care for Older Patients appeared first on Community Home Health Care.
As an elderly loved one ages, making care decisions only seems to get harder and harder.
While companion care may be enough for a while, there comes a point in every senior’s life when overnight care is needed.
While companion care offers care with the activities of daily living (ADL) such as dressing,
The post Signs you Should Switch from Companion Care to Overnight Care appeared first on Community Home Health Care.
As seniors get older, it’s not uncommon for them to lose their hearing.
A grandmother who used to share whispered secrets with a grandchild may now struggle to hear shouts from across the house. A grandfather who used to be an avid talker may now feel isolated from discussions he can’t make out.
The post Why Some Seniors Lose Their Hearing and How You Can Prevent it appeared first on Community Home Health Care.
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