Home Health Care

Our parents' declining health calls for help with activities of daily living. Home care is designed to enable our aging parents to remain at home and avoid institutional care.

Types of Agencies

While the home health agency provides skilled, short-term rehabilitation, the non-medical agency provides long-term supportive care. What type of agency do you need?

Types of Caregivers

What's the difference between a home health aide, personal care aide, and homemaker? Some non-certified aides are trained to provide personal care, while others are not.

Caregiver Selector Tool

Use this tool to answer the question... "What type of in-home caregiver do I need?" Select from a list of caregiving tasks to reveal minimum caregiver qualifications.

Adult Day Care

Adult day care offers the advantage of staying at home, but still gives families the repsite they need. Centers provide social and recreational activites, plus meals.

Senior Transportation

Senior transportation is crucial to ensure access to medical care and grocery shopping. It enables elderly loved ones to live independently and helps to prevent isolation.

Alzheimer's Care

When your parent or loved one has Alzheimer's, it is beneficial to explore caregiving options and living arrangements ahead of time in order to make informed decisions.

Hospice Care

Hospice is a concept of care rather than a specific place of care, although being at home is desirable. Hospice services include emotional support and comfort care.

Home Medical Supplies

Incontinence and Disposables
  • Adult Diapers
  • Protective Underwear
  • Bed Pads

Home Safety
  • Bed Handles & Rails
  • Security Poles
  • Shower Tub Seats

Wound Care
  • Alcohol Preps
  • Hydrocolloid Dressings
  • Tapes

Personal Care
  • Shampoo & Body Wash
  • Diabetic Skin Care
  • Toileting Aids

 MTS SafetySure Transfer Gait Belt

MTS SafetySure Transfer Gait Belt

It’s a win-win for you and your loved one. Protect your back from injury and at the same time give your loved one a sense of security when transferring or walking with them. It’s no secret that nurses and physical therapists have relied on gait belts to move their patients about for years. In-home family caregivers can equally depend on them as to move weak or frail loved ones safely around the house. This simple and inexpensive device shoul...

 Convincing Your Aging Parents to Get In Home Care

Convincing Your Aging Parents to Get In Home Care

Hiring in home care is frequently NOT a choice that our aging parents are agreeable to, despite their desire to remain at home. Mom or Dad often express that outside help is not welcome as they are quite capable of managing on their own. Hiring a caregiver is seen by many old folks as a threat to their independence and an invasion of privacy. Apprehension and distrust of in-home caregivers are also common reasons for refusing home care. As a former home he...

© 2018 CarePathways.com