Diabetes Home Care Guide

July 17, 2020By Best CareAdult Home Care

Diabetes is a common disease in which the body cannot adequately produce a hormone called insulin. This results in elevated glucose levels and an abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates. Diabetics must routinely measure their blood sugar and carefully manage their diets and medications.  A personal care assistant or home health aide can be helpful in managing … Read More

Tips for Helping Seniors Use Technology

July 10, 2020By Best CareAdult Home Care

We’ve previously written about how to help seniors adjust to using new technologies. Besides practicing patience, it’s important to minimize a lot of techy jargon when teaching seniors how to use their smartphones or other devices.  Today’s blog goes a bit deeper and explores two technological advances that could make life easier for your senior … 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

What Is a Home Care Service Plan?

August 16, 2019By Best CareAdult Home Care

Receiving your home care service plan is required by law before you can begin at-home care. A service plan is a documented agreement between your homecare provider, your caregiver, and you. It includes important details pertaining to the hours of homecare services your caregiver can provide you; the type of homecare services you need (according … Read More

How Respite Care Helps Cure Caregiver Burnout

April 19, 2019By Best CareAdult Home Care

One of the biggest challenges that caregivers face in their line of work is burnout. Caregiver burnout is a serious problem as it not only impacts the mental and physical wellbeing of family caregivers but also the ability to perform at their job. This week we’d like to discuss why respite care may be a … Read More