• Hiring personal care assistants is like welcoming a new member into your family. He or she will be a very noticeable addition to your loved one’s environment. You need to feel comfortable having a home health aide take charge and be responsible for your loved one. Since the relationship between
  • Whether you are a family member helping older parents age in place or a professional caregiver, family caregiver training can prepare you to take on the challenges. Those challenges are many and often include assisting with personal care and dealing with physical impairments and dementia, but there are training programs
  • Personal care assistants are among the most vital and in-demand members of the home health care landscape. It’s difficult to attach a label to a personal care assistant because of all the duties they perform. Aides can function as companions, housekeepers, appointment schedulers, and transportation providers. Duties will vary depending
  • Being a home healthcare provider is a big responsibility that also offers huge rewards. Whether you will work in an assisted living facility or in a patient’s own home, you will be responsible for similar tasks which could include helping an elderly person bathe and dress, doing some light housework
  • You may have heard people use the terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s disease” interchangeably, but they are not the same thing even though they both refer to the condition of having dementia. Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to all neurological symptoms that indicate impaired memory, diminished abilities to communicate,
  • Mickey Mouse’s famous creator Walt Disney said, “Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.” We have all watched Disney’s dream of a cute little cartoon mouse grow into a worldwide empire. We can use it an example to tell our loved ones that growing older isn’t

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