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

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 How to Measure Quality of and Compare Assisted Living Facilities

How to Measure Quality of and Compare Assisted Living Facilities

When our parents move to assisted living, we want to be sure they will be well cared for. Finding reputable facilities that provide quality of care is of course our top priority. This undertaking, however, is especially challenging because assisted living communities are not nationally regulated like nursing homes. Medicare/Medicaid certified nursing homes and home health agencies are required to undergo rigorous state inspections annually with results rea...

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