The Necessity of Relying on Experienced and Compassionate In-Home Care

As much as you love and want the best for a disabled relative who came to live with you, you also realize that you are limited in how well that you can care for him or her. You work a full-time job and have small children of your own you still need to care for. You also have no medical training to understand how and when to administer the care that your relative needs. Read More 

The Difference Between Home Care and Hospice

If you have a loved one who needs some extra care, you may wonder what your next steps are. Some people consider home health care for senior loved ones, while others wonder if hospice is the right option. So, which is right for your loved one? These are some things to know. What Is Hospice? To understand whether your loved one needs hospice or home care, you need to know what hospice is. Read More 

Three Signs It May Be Time For 24-Hour Home Care

If you have an elderly family member who is thriving in their own home, you may be probably reluctant to suggest switching to an assisted living environment, particularly if your senior seems firmly committed to aging in place. Aging in place simply means that the senior stays in their own home instead of entering an assisted living facility, nursing home, or moving in with relatives. Many prefer this option because it allows them to retain connections with neighbors as well as with their greater community with the help of part-time caregivers. Read More 

In-Home Nursing Services Family Caregivers Should Consider

When your loved one became sick, you likely stepped in to become a family caregiver. Being an in-home caregiver is a 24-hour job that requires all of your attention. Over time you may start to look for options to help you with the long term health issues your loved one is experiencing. While you are looking for in-home nursing services, there are some options you should consider that benefit both yourself as the family caregiver and your sick loved one. Read More 

Dementia Care at Home: What You Should Know

If you have a loved one that has recently been diagnosed with dementia, you may be understandably concerned and worried about their health and well-being. Dementia is a hard diagnosis to deal with and accept, but there are treatments that can help and supportive care available. Get to know some of the important facts about dementia care at home (rather than in a nursing home or other facility). Then, you can better decide on the type of dementia care your loved one should receive to help them stay as healthy and as safe as possible. Read More