The home care setting is a challenging work environment for home health and hospice caregivers regarding patient safety. As well as being exposed to household hazards like reduced air quality, lead paint, and potentially harmful cleaning products. These already frail p...

HOSPICE

Hospice care is comfort care provided for patients with a prediction of six months or less if their disease goes its natural route.

HOME HEALTH CARE

Home health services are for patients who need skilled nursing care, as well as physical therapy or any other addit...

conversation. The more that you discuss it beforehand the more it will ease the stress of getting ready to make this change.

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Having a good approach when talking to your loved ones about in-home care will create the difference in how they will cooperate or re...

Although summer may be most of our favorite seasons, if you cannot forget that it can be dangerous, towards are much appreciated seniors. People above the age of 65 are less likely to sense and react to changes in temperature, giving them a higher chance to have heat s...

The retirement years can be an exciting time to see the world, and travel is easier and safer than ever before for seniors. With a little planning and some caution, seniors can safely visit almost any destination.

All travelers, including seniors, should see a doctor fo...

For many people, as we get older (and better) our headaches may improve too. Migraine headaches often become less severe and less frequent. The nausea, vomiting, light sensitivity and other symptoms may also lessen with age. Tension-type headache may continue unchanged...

What is COPD?

COPD is short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It’s a disease caused by damage to a person’s lungs and airway tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs. This makes breathing difficult. Over time, it gets harder and harder for air to flow thr...

Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury. Home health care is usually less expensive, more convenient, and just as effective as care you get in a hospital or skilled nursing facility (SNF). 

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The importance of medication management cannot be overstated, especially when it comes to caring for the elderly, who often take multiple medications simultaneously to treat different conditions and symptoms. In official terminology, this is called polypharmacy. While...

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