According to UCI Health, by 2030, the total number of hip replacements performed in the United States is expected to have increased by more than 600% since 2005. Over 300,000 surgeries are carried out every year in this country. Considering that so many people will undergo this procedure, a personal care assistant (PCA) helping a… Continue Reading Home Care After Hip Replacement Surgery
When discussing autism spectrum disorder, and who it affects, the focus is often on children living with the condition. But when it comes to home care services and personal care assistants, age does not determine the difference that these services can make in someone’s life. At Best Care, we recognize this and have provided some… Continue Reading In-Home Care for Adults with Autism
Everyone loves a barbecue! It is one of the best parts of the summer months, and enjoying summer cookouts is something everyone can be a part of. However, seniors receiving home care services and their PCAs can find it tricky to balance eating healthy and eating deliciously. Especially for those dealing with a chronic disease,… Continue Reading Healthy Summer Cooking for Senior Home Care Patients
Every home care worker knows that caring for someone varies depending on what conditions they have. Different conditions mean different modes of care – so how does that look for recipients of care with COPD? What is COPD? COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is an umbrella term used to describe chronic lung conditions that… Continue Reading COPD Home Care Tips
Roughly 34.2 million people in the United States are currently living with diabetes. Of that number, 7.3 million are undiagnosed. Knowing whether you or a loved one might be at risk and what could potentially cause diabetes is the first step to both preventing the disease and making sure you get the right treatment for… Continue Reading Who Is Most At Risk of Developing Diabetes?
When it comes to kids, every parent and caregiver wants the best. For some kids, an extra dash of attentive care can go a long way. For example, for children with disabilities or mental health issues, having support at home can greatly improve their quality of life and independence. Attentive home care has a wealth… Continue Reading 5 Benefits of Attentive Home Care for Kids
Best Home Care likes to stay up-to-date on all types of therapy and treatments that can aid in helping seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Home care for dementia is constantly being updated and refined to provide better care for recipients of care and make life easier for PCAs. Here are some recent developments in innovative… Continue Reading Innovative Therapy for Dementia Home Care Patients
Dementia is a difficult disease to manage, for both the individual and their loved ones. As the condition worsens, it can often be comforting for the person to be in their own home, surrounded by familiar sights. Of course, that also means you need to make sure they get the right level of care, even… Continue Reading Can a Loved One with Dementia Receive At-Home Care?
People with impaired hearing might need extra support because of their hearing loss, or they might have other conditions that require assistance, as well. Providing care for a loved one living with impaired hearing can be a challenge for PCAs, and it’s especially important to consider their safety when no one else is around. Here… Continue Reading 4 Home Care Safety Tips for the Hearing Impaired
ESRD (end-stage renal disease) affects one in 1,000 people in the United States. Some 19 million Americans are thought to be at varying stages (1 to 5) of chronic kidney disease. Renal failure can be acute or chronic and greatly affect a person’s quality of life. While most people recover from acute renal failure with… Continue Reading Home Care for Diabetes and Renal Failure