Why Home Health Care Is Best During The Coronavirus Outbreak

For many people, especially the elderly, going to the doctor's or nurse's office for medical treatments and check-ups is part of regular routine. While these offices are still open during the coronavirus pandemic due to their qualifying as essential businesses, that doesn't necessarily mean that going outside right now is the best idea for these vulnerable groups of people. Until the situation improves, it may be a good time to consider having a health worker come to you or your loved one.   Read More...

Why You Should Prioritize Lead Paint Removal When Flipping A House

If you are planning on buying a house so that you can fix it up and either rent it out or sell it, you'll probably need to make various changes and improvements to the home. You might already have some projects in mind, but one thing that you might not have thought about is checking for the presence of lead paint. If the fixer-upper that you are buying is an older home, there is a good chance that lead paint is present.   Read More...

Loved One Showing Signs Of Dementia? How Moving Them Into A Senior Memory Care Community Can Help

It's hard to watch a once-vibrant loved one begin to succumb to dementia. You feel like the person is slowly going away, even though their body remains in your physical presence. Dementia is marked by memory loss, inability to solve problems, and a decline in basic thinking skills. The ailment could start with something as small as constantly misplacing a wallet and gradually increase to the point where the person struggles to remember your name.   Read More...

In-Home Senior Care Or A Nursing Facility? How To Make The Right Choice

Is in-home senior care the right choice for your loved one? If you're not sure whether your parent, grandparent, or aging family member requires senior care service in the home or a skilled nursing facility, take a look at the questions to ask right now. What Kind of Care Does the Senior Need? Does your loved one need help with everyday activities and household chores or do they need more substantial medical care?   Read More...

A Home Health Aide Can Help Your Loved One Manage Diabetes

Diabetes is a controllable medical condition. Yet, when not managed correctly, the disease can cause serious injuries and prove to be fatal. Helping your loved one control their diabetes is important, and a home health aide can help with the process.  1. Medication Management Taking medication as prescribed, whether in pill form or insulin injection, is critical for patients with diabetes. However, as people age, they sometimes forget to take their medication, or if they have mobility concerns, they might find it challenging to get to their medicine.   Read More...