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The 10 Most Common Home Health Care Myths

In order to make an informed decision concerning our loved ones care, it is extremely important that we have the facts straight. Unfortunately when it comes to receiving health care at home, there is a lot of misinformation floating around out there and it can be difficult to distinguish the truth from the inaccuracies. 992 more words

Caring For The Elderly

Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative, movement disorder that most often occurs in individuals over the age of 50. There is no cure and symptoms generally worsen over time, affecting a person’s breathing, balance, movement, and heart functions. 386 more words

Home Health Care

The Helpers

“Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping” (Fred Rogers). The quote is out of context, but since I first saw it on Facebook following the Boston Marathon explosions, it has stuck with me. 1,061 more words

Self-care

In-Home Care Supports Active Independence for Seniors

These days, we seldom read an article about healthy living that doesn’t include a reminder about the importance of exercise. Exercise benefits our hearts, lungs, muscles, bones and brains. 877 more words

Talking to Senior Loved Ones About Scams

During his last visit, Jeff noticed a pile of sweepstakes notices on Dad’s desk, along with many sketchy-looking charity pitch mailings. Dad talked vaguely about an exciting investment that a new friend had clued him in on. 838 more words

Signs Your Loved One Needs More Help

Families can often be unaware that an aging parent or relative is entering a stage in their lives that they require more assistance to live safely and comfortable in their own home.  324 more words

Home Health Care