Home Care for People with Chronic Health Conditions

May 13, 2022By Best CareAdult Home Care, Home Care

Millions of Americans currently live with a chronic medical disease. While their condition may not prevent them from maintaining a normal lifestyle, they do face challenges every day. No matter your age, simply keeping medications organized and getting to doctors’ appointments can be a struggle. This is where a home care professional comes in. A… Continue Reading Home Care for People with Chronic Health Conditions

How Homecare Can Support Individuals with Learning Disabilities

March 2, 2022By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), around one in five Americans have some kind of learning disability. This includes anything from ADHD and autism to dyslexia or non-verbal learning difficulties. When we look at adults, this translates to 15% of the adult American population— and that’s not counting people who may have… Continue Reading How Homecare Can Support Individuals with Learning Disabilities

How to Plan for Long-Term Adult Home Care

February 14, 2022By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care

Raising a child with disabilities is rewarding yet challenging. And for many, cares don’t end when your child reaches adulthood. People with physical and mental disabilities typically require a greater amount of attention and care than others—even into adulthood This can lead to struggles to acclimate to life as an adult, creating unwanted stress for… Continue Reading How to Plan for Long-Term Adult Home Care

5 Steps for Medical Self-Advocacy

October 20, 2021By Best CareAdult Home Care, PCA Caregivers

Written by Dawn Sheldon, MSN, RN and Qualified Professional You are your own best advocate. When you’re questioning the current state of your health, or the therapies you’re receiving, it’s important that you advocate for yourself—in other words, stand up for yourself.  It’s important to verbalize how you are feeling and openly share your concerns with… Continue Reading 5 Steps for Medical Self-Advocacy

Personalized Home Care Options for Individuals who are Obese

September 10, 2021By Best CareAdult Home Care, Senior Home Care

Caring for people who suffer from obesity is not a complex task because of the weight gain itself, but mostly because of some of the associated medical conditions that can affect bigger people. Mobility issues in a person of any weight can complicate the home care provider’s task.  On top of that, heart disease, high… Continue Reading Personalized Home Care Options for Individuals who are Obese