7 Ways to Help a Child with Autism Thrive

April 18, 2020By Best CareHome Care, Pediatric Home Care

Let’s #CelebrateDifferences in honor of National Autism Awareness Month! According to Autism Speaks, “Autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.” There are many subtypes of ASD. Autism isn’t a single condition but a series of behaviors or cognitive challenges that affect each … Read More

Why Use the “Best Care Timesheet” App?

April 9, 2020By Best CareHome Care, PCA Caregivers

Caregivers are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. You are taking care of the most vulnerable in our society. We at Best Care want to help reduce your exposure to this virus. We are now offering our innovative “Best Care Timesheet” app for free to all agency-affiliated personal care assistants (PCAs) across the state, … Read More

MN Care Provider Offers Free Proprietary App to all Personal Care Assistant Companies

April 7, 2020By Best CarePress Release

App will ensure safer and consistent care during COVID-19 crisis ST. PAUL, Minn. (April 8, 2020): Leading home care service provider, Best Care offers its innovative “Best Care Timesheet” app for free to all agency-affiliated personal care assistants (PCAs) across the state, regardless of where they work. Recognizing the urgent need to support Minnesota PCAs … Read More

How to Talk to a Loved One About Home Care

April 3, 2020By Best CareAdult Home Care, Home Care

Talking to your aging parents about accepting in-home care can be one of the toughest conversations you will ever have. If you’ve started to worry about your loved one living alone at home, it might be time to broach the subject of enlisting in-home senior care services.  How will they react? What happens if they … Read More

4 Tips for Providing Home Care for Cerebral Palsy

March 26, 2020By Best CarePediatric Home Care

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a broad term for a group of disorders that cause weakness or problems using muscles. It’s also the most prevalent motor disability in childhood. When CP causes more severe symptoms, a child may require special equipment in order to walk. Others may have more mild CP, requiring fewer accommodations.  While no … Read More

Providing Home Care for Children with Down Syndrome

March 20, 2020By Best CareAdolescent Home Care

Caring for a child with Down Syndrome, whether you are a parent or a family caregiver, has special challenges and rewards. This genetic condition can present a wide range of physical and cognitive delays, so every child, family, and caregiver will have their own set of circumstances.  The following six tips offer a broad overview … Read More

Home Care For Stroke Patients: What You Need To Know

March 13, 2020By Best CareHome Care, PCA Caregivers

Has your caregiving client recently suffered a stroke? Home care services for stroke patients requires some special considerations.  Together with medical professionals, developing a stroke patient home care plan is a key responsibility for a home caregiver. Here are six tips to get you started with after-stroke care at home:  Take Precaution for Falls Many … Read More

5 Tips for First-Time Family Caregivers

March 6, 2020By Best CareHome Care, PCA Caregivers

Have you recently made the decision to become a caregiver for a loved one? Your choice didn’t come easily, and while your new role offers many rewards, you’re also going to face unexpected challenges and emotions along the way.  At Best Care, a Minnesota home care agency, we’re committed to helping family caregivers and Personal … Read More

Home Care Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients

January 21, 2020By Best CareSenior Home Care

Providing home care services to someone living with either Alzheimer’s or dementia takes great patience, flexibility, and careful planning to ensure your loved one maintains a happy life in the comforts of home. If you’re caring for a parent or grandparent struggling with memory loss and confusion, here are some tips to help you simplify … Read More