In-Home Care

Spring Cleaning Tips to Care for Your Loved One with Memory Loss

Spring Cleaning Tips to Care for Your Loved One with Memory Loss It’s that time of year again, time to clean out the junk drawers and organize for the new Spring season! However, assisting a loved one with spring cleaning, who suffers from memory loss, can sometimes cause confusion, anger, and in severe cases, rage. …

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Can You Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a slowly progressive brain disease that begins before symptoms are apparent. Early symptoms include short-term memory loss, apathy, and depression. As the disease progresses, other symptoms can appear suchas impaired communication, poor judgment, disorientation and confusion, behavior changes, and difficulty with swallowing, speaking or walking. Many doctors believe that treatments for Alzheimer’s can …

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10 Different Types of Dementia

Dementia is not a specific disease, but rather a range of symptoms characterized by a decline in cognitive ability or memory, severe enough to disrupt a person’s ability to perform daily activities. Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells that interferes with the ability of cells to communicate with each other, causing changes to …

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25 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Home Health Care Agency or Caregiver

Finding the right home health care agency is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for you or your loved one. Before you make that decision, consider interviewing multiple caregivers and agencies. To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of 25 frequently asked questions that will help you get the answers you need to …

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Should You Hire a 1099 Caregiver?

For many older adults, finding quality in-home non-medical care is necessary and can be challenging. In-home caregivers provide assistance with daily activities including, but not limited to, meal preparation, dressing and personal grooming, medication reminders, transportation, and light housekeeping. Caregiving services do not typically include medical services provided by skilled nurses and licensed professionals. Programs …

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COVID-19 Patient and Family Safety Information

What do You Need to Know? This is a rapidly evolving situation that will need to be monitored. Be assured that we will maintain the privacy and confidentiality of those who test positive or be a part of a contact investigation. Public health emergencies can lead to social stigma toward a people, place or thing …

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