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Is Having a Pet a Safe Option for an Elderly Person Who Lives at Home?

Having a pet at home can bring love and joy into the life of pretty much anyone who has one, not to mention they have added benefits like encouraging physical activity and providing their owners with ...
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How Safe Is it to Travel with an Elderly Loved One?

It’s important to take several factors into account when planning to travel with your elderly friend or family member. While their advanced age is one element to keep in mind, you should consider ...
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Is Occupational Therapy Right for My Loved One?

Have you noticed that your friend or a family member has more difficulty than they used to in completing everyday activities? Do tasks like putting on their shoes and socks or doing household chores ...
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How Often Will I Need an In-Home Caregiver's Help?

You want what’s best for your elderly loved one who would rather age at home than in a nursing facility. After all, this is a much more desirable option for many seniors who would like to stay in ...
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Will My Parent Resent Me if I Suggest In-Home Caregiving for Them?

Sometimes it’s difficult to broach specific topics with your elderly parents, such as their finances, legal issues like advance directives, estate planning, safety at home, when they should stop ...
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How Will My Relationship with My Parent Change as Their Dementia Progresses?

It can be difficult to become accustomed to the diagnosis of dementia as an adult child of an aging parent. You may feel as though your roles have suddenly swapped and are now unnatural, as though you ...
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5 Signs Your Loved One Could Be at Risk of Falling

With advanced age comes the risk of severe injuries from falling, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept falling as an inherent part of aging. While it’s true that your risk of falling goes up as ...
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5 Ways to Help Someone with Macular Degeneration Thrive

Being a caregiver for an elderly loved one isn’t easy, particularly if they have an illness that affects their interaction with the world around them. One such illness is an advanced eye disease ...
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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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Our Mission

Our compassionate team promotes health, healing and wholeness for our neighbors where it matters most – At Home.

Our Vision

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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