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

Alzheimer’s Disease Made Easier With Home Care Services

February 10, 2012By Best CareAdult Home Care, Senior Home Care

Although Alzheimer’s disease is a common condition for most families, dealing with a loved one’s diagnosis can still cause uncertainty, anxiety and feelings of being overwhelmed. Late onset Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of the disease, meaning the symptoms begin after the age of 60, although early onset Alzheimer’s can  occasionally occur at … Read More

Personal Care Assistance Lowers Limitations When Faced With Anxiety Disorders

February 2, 2012By Best CareAdult Home Care, Home Care, Senior Home Care

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million Americans with cases ranging from mild to severe, all playing a role in how you function in society. Examples of anxiety disorders include panic disorders, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and specific phobias. Anxiety disorders can lead to physical illnesses including headaches, loss of appetite, sleep disorders and bipolar … Read More

In-Home Care Removes Barriers For People With Quadriplegia

January 29, 2012By Best CareAdolescent Home Care, Adult Home Care, Pediatric Home Care, Senior Home Care

Quadriplegia involves paralysis in all four limbs. Typically caused by a spinal cord injury, this condition leaves individuals needing to rely on a wheelchair for the rest of their lives. Performing everyday activities can be frustrating, tiring and depressing. Home care services for people with this condition can make life easier in a variety of … Read More

Walking Can Do Wonders for Seniors

January 23, 2012By Best CareAdult Home Care, Senior Home Care

Walking is one of the simplest exercises for seniors. Unlike other forms of exercise, it does not require expensive and bulky equipment. It also does not require a lot of effort, so seniors who are wary of physical activity need not worry so much about starting (or failing) an exercise regimen. Since walking is relatively … Read More