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Handling Post-Stroke Aphasia Communication Challenges

Having a stroke is undoubtedly a traumatic life event. A stroke is also called a “brain attack,” and can harm any part of the brain where oxygenated blood stops flowing which causes damage to the ...
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Ensuring Your Senior Loved One Has the Social Support Systems They Need to Thrive

According to 2019 data from the National Poll on Healthy Aging , loneliness is an unfortunate reality among many seniors, with as many as one-third of adults between the ages of 50 and 80 suffering ...
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Questions You Must Ask Yourself & Others Before an Aging Parent Can Move in with You

Have you considered assuming the role of a full-time caregiver for your elderly mother or father? Even in the closest-knit families, this is a major decision that takes serious thought before you ...
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Warning Signs of Congestive Heart Failure

If you are tasked with caring for an aging family member or another loved one with a history of heart issues, it is essential that you know how to spot heart failure when it happens. Contrary to what ...
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Understanding a Parent's Preparatory Grief

You’ve just been dealt an emotional blow: Your parent has an incurable, terminal illness. Although most adult children are aware their likelihood of outliving their parents is more common than not, it ...
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Osteoporosis & Lowering the Risk of Falls

More than one-third of seniors aged 65+ fall every year, and the risk of repeat falls increases with age. These falls can have catastrophic consequences, especially for adults with osteoporosis – a ...
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How In-Home Care Helps Those with Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. This serious optical condition refers to a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve, and often those who have it are unaware because of its lack of ...
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Introducing Your Home Caregiver to Your Loved One

You may want to step in as your aging parent’s primary caregiver, only to realize it is a huge commitment and takes a lot of physical, mental, and emotional energy. You may want to enlist the help of ...
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Why Senior-Proofing Your Home Is Important

Having an elderly loved one live with you comes with unique challenges. That’s because, among other things, they require a safe environment that protects them from common hazards that younger folks my ...
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How Diabetes Changes with Age

While many type 2 diabetics are aware their condition requires ongoing maintenance, it’s also important to be aware that even well-controlled diabetes will eventually progress as they age. That means ...
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Osteoporosis & The Importance of Fall Prevention

Falling is the number one cause of injury among older adults, but that doesn’t mean it needs to make them afraid to get up and be active. At Home Healthcare focuses on why it is so important to ...
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Recognizing & Managing Chronic Pain in Older Adults

It can be difficult for loved ones, caregivers, or even an elderly patient’s doctor to notice someone is in pain if they don’t or can’t speak up. Although chronic pain is incredibly common among older ...
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Caregiver Burnout: Signs You Could Benefit from Help

Are you facing physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion from caring for your elderly loved one? The guilt you feel for this isn’t out of the norm. In fact, the emotional and physical stress of ...
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What to Do When a Senior Refuses to Bathe

Hygiene concerns are common among the elderly, but caregivers who want to address the problem must devise a strategy to get them to bathe regularly and wear clean clothing. The fact is you’re not ...
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What Is Anticipatory Grief?

Caregiving is a unique, often emotional experience. It can be challenging to ignore and “power through” feelings of grief when faced with the cruel fact that a loved one has an incurable, terminal ...
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Emotional Impact of Caregiving

Caregiving is an emotionally demanding job. Looking out for someone’s health and wellbeing takes time, energy, and a lot of compassion. There are going to be times where you feel frustrated, angry, or ...
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How to Recognize Mental Health Problems in the Elderly

While many people are aware of the risk of dementia that accompanies aging, non-dementia-related mental illnesses rarely receive the attention they deserve. Anxiety and depression are common problems ...
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Dealing with Parental Resistance to Caregiving

It’s often hard for parents to accept that they need help from a caregiver. Admitting that you need a caregiver means giving up some of your independence, acknowledging that you’ve entered a new stage ...
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Tips for Helping Patients with Sundowner’s Syndrome

There is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, so treatment is usually focused on improving the patient’s quality of life. Assessing the quality of life for these patients is not ...
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Assessing Quality of Life for Dementia Patients

There is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, so treatment is usually focused on improving the patient’s quality of life. Assessing the quality of life for these patients is not ...
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Healthcare After COVID-19 according to At Home Healthcare

Tyler, Texas, May 11, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed several shortcomings in the U.S. healthcare system along with new opportunities. The question remains, what have we learned about the ...
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How At Home Healthcare Has Managed During the COVID-19 PPE Shortage

TYLER, TX., April 30, 2020 -- In the early days of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, it was clear the nation's supply of masks, gowns, gloves and other personal protective equipment (PPE) was ...
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Dementia: It’s More than Just Memory Loss

When you think of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, the first symptom that comes to mind is likely memory loss. While this is the hallmark characteristic of dementia, it’s far from the only one. The ...
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Top 5 Traits of a Compassionate Caregiver

Being the caregiver of an elderly person can be very fulfilling, but it takes a certain mindset to be the best caregiver possible. A caregiver, above all, should be compassionate. This means the ...
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5 Ways Technology Advancements Have Improved Elder Care

Believe it or not, the medical alert bracelet was once considered a huge breakthrough for elder care. This simple, engraved bracelet alerts others to a person’s allergies and other medical issues in ...
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Our compassionate team promotes health, healing and wholeness for our neighbors where it matters most – At Home.

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At Home Healthcare is to be the premier provider of services to promote health, healing and wholeness for our neighbors; and is to be the premier employer for our compassionate team.

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