Activa Home Health today announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.
During November, the home care community honors the many nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make an incredible difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our healthcare system and in the homes across the nation.
October 12 through 20 is Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week. As a family caregiver this is the ideal opportunity for you to learn more about these types of ailments and take steps to help protect your parent from suffering them, or to give them the best care and support possible should they develop them at some point in their later years. This will help them to experience less pain, boost their mobility, and support their quality of life.
Everyone needs a break once in a while. If you are providing any type of elder care, then you will soon realize that getting a break is essential to your long-term health and well-being and also for the quality of care that you provide.
Professional caregivers that provide senior care as in-home care to females and assist with personal care needs such as grooming and bathing are in a unique position to assist with the early detection of breast cancer, while providing elder care.
Tripping and falling at home is a significant cause of injuries for elderly loved ones. To help your loved one avoid these problems, you have to be proactive about seeking out potential hazards. Use these tips to help ensure your loved one's safety at home.
If you're dealing with even a little bit of stress, you probably already know that stress-relieving techniques could be helpful for you. The problem is that you may not feel that you can work them into your existing schedule. Try some of these ideas to see if they help.
Throughout the month of September is National Healthy Aging Month, when people of all ages should take a good look at their health and think about ways it can be improved. Although the life expectancy is increasing in the United States, many aging adults receiving senior care are developing more chronic illnesses.