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… Continue Reading Alzheimer’s Disease Made Easier With Home Care Services

Home Care Services After Surgery Are Essential

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

Following most surgeries, it is normal for life to change, in both minor and major ways. Fortunately, this period of change usually does not last after the recipient has made a full recovery. However, by enjoying the right treatment and care during this time, the recipient is more likely to make a speedy and healthy… Continue Reading Home Care Services After Surgery Are Essential

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… Continue Reading Personal Care Assistance Lowers Limitations When Faced With Anxiety Disorders

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… Continue Reading In-Home Care Removes Barriers For People With Quadriplegia

Medication Compliance in Older People is Still a Huge Challenge

January 12, 2012By Best CareSenior Home Care

Perhaps you have missed taking a pill or multivitamin for one reason or another. However, older people are particularly notorious for not sticking to their medication schedules. After all, they take more drugs than any other age group. As much as 75 percent of the elderly population in the United States are non-compliant according to… Continue Reading Medication Compliance in Older People is Still a Huge Challenge

Meeting the Challenges of Caring For A Loved One with Dementia

January 11, 2012By Best CareSenior Home Care

Dementia is a progressive, debilitating condition of the mind and body. It is present in Alzheimer’s and other similar diseases. Dementia affects memory, learning, attention and problem solving abilities. It is important for caregivers to have support and information in meeting these needs. As much as two-thirds of people with this condition are cared for… Continue Reading Meeting the Challenges of Caring For A Loved One with Dementia