Home Care Options Abound for People Suffering from Depression

February 19, 2013By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Senior Home Care

More than just a temporary sad mood or case of the blues, clinical depression can take a toll on both the individual sufferers and those who are caring for them. Clinical depression may continue on for a matter of years, severely reducing the person’s ability to lead an average, functional life. Common characteristics and symptoms … Read More

Non-Medical Home Health Care is Not for Seniors Only

August 13, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

When you hear the term non-medical home health care, you usually think about seniors (or ‘the aged’ as they are referred to). However, home health care can be beneficial to people of all ages and is a wonderful solution to many life’s expected and unexpected twists and turns. The name means exactly what it implies; help … Read More

Kids With ADD/ADHD Should Receive Excellent Home Care Services

June 7, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a type of developmental disorder which affects between 8-12 percent of children. It is characterized by behavioral problems such as inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a subtype of ADHD and lacks the hyperactive or impulsive features of ADHD. Symptoms of ADD/ADHD will show in very … Read More

Getting the Best Home Care for Individuals with TBI

April 12, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

What is traumatic brain injury (TBI)? Traumatic brain injury or TBI is any damage to the head or brain that is caused by concussions, contusions, trauma, or penetrating injury. A mild TBI results to temporary loss of consciousness but a severe TBI will lead to marked and lasting changes in mental condition, memory impairment, speech … Read More

Can I Get Paid to Care for My Disabled Friend or Family Member?

March 5, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, PCA Caregivers, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Caring for a disabled family member can take away valuable time and personal income from caregivers. In fact, the demands may be so great that your own work and personal savings may be seriously impacted by being a caregiver. Providing care for a loved one is rewarding but can also be difficult. Some form of … Read More

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Non-Medical Home Health Caregiver

February 22, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

With the advances in medical research and treatment people are living longer than ever, but it doesn’t necessary mean that they are living healthier. Chronic diseases together with decline in mental capacity pose problems that past generations didn’t have to deal with. The top five chronic diseases are: diabetes, hypertension, musculoskeletal diseases, heart problems, arthritis … Read More