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

 Belly Bag Urinary Drainage Bag

Belly Bag Urinary Drainage Bag

Many find using a belly bag especially when fairly mobile more comfortable as opposed to leg bags and bedside bags which tend to get in the way, get accidentally pulled on or cause skin irritation. Anitreflux vlave prevents back flow of urine.


 Too Many Pills: Polypharmacy and the Elderly

Too Many Pills: Polypharmacy and the Elderly

Specifically, at risk of polypharmacy are elderly patients in nursing homes, ambulatory care, and hospitals. Polypharmacy increases the risk of negative health consequences in the elderly. The negative health consequences are numerous and vast. Among a very lengthy list of concerns are dangerous drug interactions, impact on organs, physical impairment, cognitive decline and the onset or exacerbation of geriatric syndromes....

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