Nurse Helping Senior Patient with Water in Bed

When a Caregiver Isn’t Enough: Is It Time for Skilled Nursing Care in the Home?

How do you know when it’s time to hire a professional? Here are some considerations to take into account if you’re thinking about private duty nursing for your loved one’s care at home. Are you considering private duty nursing for your loved one? If you’ve been caring for an aged relative or loved one, perhaps […]

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How to Fall-Proof Your Home for Aging Parents

If you’re caring for elderly parents in your home, you need to know the steps to take to make sure your home is “fall-proof.” Are you caring for elderly parents? If so, did you know the number one reason for injuries among older Americans is falling? It also accounts for the leading cause of injury […]

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Caregiver Helping Elderly Woman At Home

Working as an Unpaid Caregiver for an Elderly Relative and Need Help?

Where do you turn when you’re an unpaid caregiver for the elderly and need help? Chances are you never gave much thought throughout your life about the possibility of becoming a caregiver for the elderly. Even if you did, there’s a good probability you never imagined what the job involves, or that you’d be doing […]

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Caregiver helping an elderly couple enjoy a game of chess at home

Why Do Families Choose Home Health Care for Their Loved Ones?

Spoil your loved ones with in-home care When it comes down to whom you should trust with your loved ones, you should consider in-home care. Staying at home with a home care professional offers the best possible outcome in a difficult medical situation. There are many reasons you might be seeking out help in your […]

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What Are the Advantages of Private Home Nursing Care?

Learn the best way to provide private home nursing care for your parents As your parents get older and their abilities begin to diminish, the roles start to flip, and you may find it’s time to seek out private home nursing care. Rather than relying on your parents to take care of themselves and other […]

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Young Nurse Taking Elderly Man's Vital Signs

How Do You Choose An In-Home Nursing Care Provider?

It’s a difficult decision to choose the right in-home nursing care, but this information will help. As your parents or loved ones get older, their needs can change drastically, and they can quickly require in-home nursing care. They can go from the extreme of giving their lives to take care of their families to being […]

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Nurse helping an elderly man

Nursing Care for the Elderly: What Are the Options?

Get the facts on nursing care for the elderly so you can make informed decisions. If you look back 100 years, nursing care for the elderly wasn’t a difficult decision. In fact, there were no real options, so there was no decision to make at all! In many cases, the aging parents lived in the […]

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“Alive Inside” Documentary now on Netflix

An uplifting cinematic exploration of music and the mind, ALIVE INSIDE’s inspirational and emotional story left audiences humming, clapping and cheering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award. Now you can watch this award winning documentary on Netflix. ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our […]

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Needle-free flu vaccine patch works as well as a shot

A press-on patch that delivers flu vaccine painlessly worked as well as an old-fashioned flu shot with no serious side effects, researchers reported Tuesday. People who tried out the patch said it was not difficult or painful to use, and tests of their blood suggested the vaccine it delivers created about the same immune response […]

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