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      The Difference Between Home Care and Home Health Care Options

      By Beth McNeill-Muhs | April 26, 2017

      Within the realm of home care support services, it’s easy to get confused about the various options available. A lot of people get confused when the terms ‘home care’ and ‘home health care’ are used almost interchangeably. The two are very similar, but the term health actually focuses on something a little bit more than…

      Three Common Mistakes Seniors Make When Discharged Following Pneumonia

      By Patricia Coffie, RN, MFA | April 19, 2017

      Dealing with pneumonia is critical. It doesn’t matter how old a person is; if they take pneumonia too lightly, they run the risk of serious health issues, including a potentially life-threatening situation. For seniors, it is even more crucial to have pneumonia dealt with properly because of a weaker immune system that occurs as people get…

      Rely on All of your Senses to Help Someone with Alzheimer’s

      By Jennifer Benjamin | April 17, 2017

      Have you ever experienced a situation where you were walking down the street, maybe at home, and a certain aroma, odor, or fragrance began to tickle your senses? Suddenly you associated that particular smell with a direct memory. The sense of smell is a powerful trigger for memory, but so are many of the other…

      Is There Any Way to Reduce Fire Risks for Seniors Living Alone?

      By Doreen Johnson | April 14, 2017

      The risk of having a fire in your house all depends on a wide range of factors. First, it depends on how old the house is and the kind of wiring that’s in place. The older the wiring, the greater the risk of an electrical fire. Overloading circuits with too many appliances is also a…

      How Important Is Listening for Safety at Home?

      By Beth McNeill-Muhs | March 27, 2017

      Safety can be affected by many things. As people get older they will lose more muscle mass and that can affect balance, one’s ability to get up and down stairs, their ability to get up from a chair, and much more. For seniors, safety at home can be compromised by health issues, injuries they sustained…

      Does Dad Understand the Medications He’s Supposed to Take?

      By Kevin Watkins | March 24, 2017

      Your father may be in his 70s, 80s, or 90s and is dealing with a number of health issues. Recently, though, he was hospitalized. When he was finally discharged and sent home, his doctor admonished him to get the right type of support to make all the difference in his recovery. While his doctor may…

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