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In home care for veterans through veterans assistance programs

How to Help a Loved One Receive In Home Care for Veterans

It’s difficult to see seniors who have trouble taking care of themselves independently at home, especially those who have sacrificed so much to serve our country. In home care services can help improve the quality of life for veterans struggling with their own care, but paying for that care isn’t always easy. Many veterans, particularly ...

How to find a good physical therapist who understands how to treat Parkinson’s disease

How to Find a Good Physical Therapist for Parkinson’s Patients

Exercise is necessary for everyone! Research has shown that regular exercise with the help of a physical therapist can improve the quality of life for Parkinson’s patients. As the second most common neurological disorder, Parkinson’s disease affects a lot of patients and their families. Many of these families are seeking in home physical therapy services ...

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How to Hire a Private Caregiver with Safety in Mind

Knowing how to hire a private caregiver who is reliable and trustworthy is necessary for families that want to provide their loved ones with the best care. There are a lot of potential private caregivers for hire, and the quality of care they provide isn’t guaranteed if they are not working with an accredited home ...

in home occupational therapy for seniors

How to Prepare for Occupational Therapy at Home

In home occupational therapy for seniors can allow your loved one to remain independent in their home. This type of therapy is especially useful for those recovering from a stroke or surgery or who have a cognitive impairment like Alzheimer’s. Most patients who receive occupational therapy struggle with getting fully dressed, taking showers or baths, ...

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How Do You Get Dependable Home Health Care?

A lot of family caregivers reach the point where they realize their loved one needs more assistance than they can provide. Maybe you’ve been noticing signs that your loved one cannot be left alone without supervision or needs increased help with daily activities, like bathing and dressing. Perhaps the housekeeping and laundry are becoming too ...

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Tips for Better Communication with Alzheimer’s Patients

Helping people with Alzheimer’s communicate can be challenging, but it can greatly improve their daily lives. Over time, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia diminish a person’s ability to communicate. Everyone’s situation is unique, and changes in communication may not seem different or pronounced during the early stages of Alzheimer’s. As the disease progresses, ...