Is a Pet Right for Your Homecare Patient?

February 16, 2018By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Best Home Care specializes in helping seniors and persons with disabilities or special needs find their ideal homecare services. With our expertise, network, and resources, we can assist in helping you find the best home healthcare services in Minnesota. Among other benefits, personal care assistants can provide friendship and company to their patients. However, there… Continue Reading Is a Pet Right for Your Homecare Patient?

Filling Gaps in Home Care: Connecting Recipients with Passionate Caregivers

February 9, 2018By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Home care is essential for many disabled, elderly, and chronically ill people who need assistance with daily living. In-home care also helps people with special needs maintain some independence and continue living in their communities. However, despite the crucial nature of this service, there are currently not enough home care workers to fulfill the demand… Continue Reading Filling Gaps in Home Care: Connecting Recipients with Passionate Caregivers

The Dos and Don’ts of Being a PCA: Do Be Professional

August 14, 2015By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Personal care assistants and family caregivers are lucky to have such a great job! Home care is a very rewarding career that allows an individual to make a valuable difference in the lives of others. Home caregivers play a very important role in those they provide in home supportive services for. While it may be… Continue Reading The Dos and Don’ts of Being a PCA: Do Be Professional

Tips and Tricks to Stay Organized While Working as a Personal Care Assistant

April 29, 2015By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

As a personal care assistant providing home health services, it’s a safe bet that your life is pretty chaotic. Balancing multiple patients’ medications, daily plans, and personal requirements while trying to keep up with your own life can be exhausting. Without an effective way to stay organized, it’s easy for home health professionals to become… Continue Reading Tips and Tricks to Stay Organized While Working as a Personal Care Assistant

PCA Services Can Benefit Adult Children

October 9, 2014By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care

Providing care for a child with physical or developmental disabilities is a demanding job for any parent. However, as their child reaches adulthood, parents must make significant decisions regarding the in-home care of their son or daughter. Many parents will choose to continue providing care for their child at home, but it is important to… Continue Reading PCA Services Can Benefit Adult Children

Taking the Plunge: When is the Right Time to Get PCA Services?

June 27, 2014By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Making the decision to hire a personal care assistant (PCA) for you or a loved one can be challenging. Some may even mistake PCA healthcare as a threat to their dignity and a trivial addition to their livelihood. The fact is that in-home health care can simplify everyday tasks and help individuals live a longer,… Continue Reading Taking the Plunge: When is the Right Time to Get PCA Services?

Living with Lupus: The Challenges for Patients and Caregivers

March 3, 2014By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care

The most difficult thing about living with lupus is the cycle of symptoms flares, which tend to be unpredictable. When you need during unexpected flares, depend on a PCA to be there.  If you or a loved one live with lupus, you know the symptoms of this chronic autoimmune disease are unpredictable and can flare… Continue Reading Living with Lupus: The Challenges for Patients and Caregivers

Humor Heals: The Benefits of Laughter for People with Chronic Conditions and Their Caregivers

February 19, 2014By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, PCA Caregivers, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

While caring for a loved one with a chronic health condition is a serious endeavor, remembering to laugh and interject humor into your daily lives benefits both the patient and caregiver. If you were to sit down and write a list of some of the least funny things a person could talk about, just receiving… Continue Reading Humor Heals: The Benefits of Laughter for People with Chronic Conditions and Their Caregivers

New Research Reveals a Surprising Benefit of Caregiving

January 2, 2014By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, PCA Caregivers, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

New Research Reveals a Surprising Benefit of Caregiving Family caregivers often hear stories about the hardships their role; however, a recently published study found when done well, caring for a loved one has the potential to extend your life. The media is full of stories about the hardships endured by the “sandwich generation,” or adults… Continue Reading New Research Reveals a Surprising Benefit of Caregiving

Caring for Your Autistic Child: Creating Community

October 25, 2013By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care

While most parents of autistic children cannot imagine not caring for their child at home, the challenges of living with a child with severe autism test the strength and will of even the most devoted parents. Home health personal care assistants offer support for autistic children, their parents, and siblings    For most parents, the… Continue Reading Caring for Your Autistic Child: Creating Community