Posts Tagged ‘Elderly Care Service’
Elder self-neglect is a problem that is often seen by providers of elderly care service in Bryn Mawr, and experts on aging around the country agree that elder self-neglect is one of the biggest “hidden” problems facing seniors today.
While providing our elderly care service in Delaware County, Neighborly Home Care often hear people repeating myths about aging that are actually untrue. Of course, we always do our best to dispel these myths!
Delaware County Elderly Care Service Notes: Centers for Disease Control Updates Vaccination Warnings
Vaccinations play a critical role in disease prevention in the United States. Childhood shots for common ailments raised life expectancy and decreased infant mortality throughout the 20th century. While children have been the focus of vaccination programs, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warns that seniors who ignore their vaccine needs put themselves in danger. Neighborly Home Care, a provider of elderly care service in Delaware County, wants to ensure that seniors have access to the healthcare treatments they need.
The cheapest and most effective way to treat a disease is to prevent the patient from becoming ill in the first place. The CDC recognizes the need for preventive services for seniors, claiming seniors who have access to preventive services stay healthier and more active than seniors who go without care. Vaccines are widely regarded as a powerful first line of defense against many common ailments.
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Alzheimer’s disease is an unhappy subject to think about, and is difficult on many levels, however, the disease is a reality for many. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 in 9 Americans suffers from the malady, and that includes roughly 1/3 of all Americans over the age of 85.
Once a person afflicted by Alzheimer’s begins to be affected, additional care may be necessary. The only option is simply to make his/her life as comfortable and safe as possible, often utilizing elderly care service to protect against accidents.
Meal preparation is one of the biggest concerns for family members and other caregivers trying to provide elderly care services. Good nutrition will keep seniors living longer; unfortunately creating appealing meals according to dietary restrictions is difficult for some caregivers. In fact, family members who care for a loved one with over 3 nutritional risk factors are likely to experience stress.
Leaving the family home can be difficult– it is the place in which our best memories are often made and an environment in which we have felt secure and comfortable for many years. For this reason, the transition to an elderly care environment can be difficult for some, and when possible, they will stay in their homes with assistance for as long as they can. Many people elect to hire professional caregivers to help with the tasks that a senior is unable to manage on his/her own. Fortunately, innovators are now devising new technology that helps support seniors within their own home environment.
Neighborly Home Care Hires Diana M. Aguirre, A Registered Nurse (R.N.) To Provide Field Supervision & Training for Elderly Care Service Home Health Aides & Certified Nurse Aides
Ardmore, PA – As people age, performing strenuous daily activities that are necessary for the upkeep of their homes and their wellbeing becomes harder and harder, especially if they are living alone. Neighborly Home Care is a senior home care agency that is constantly looking for new ways to help elderly citizens, who live alone in their homes, to retain their independence while also offering aid with simple chores. The delicate balance between caring for seniors while allowing them to have a sense of control over their own lives is difficult to achieve. Understanding and maintaining this balance is critical when providing elderly home care. To assist with this balance and to provide field supervision and training for home health aides and certified nurse aides, Neighborly Home Care is proud to announce the addition of Diana M. Aguirre to its team of seasoned professionals.
Neighborly Home Care Attends the Pennsylvania Homecare Association’s (PHA) Private Duty Summit to Learn about the Biggest Issues in Elderly Care Service Today
Camp Hill, PA – When a senior citizen living alone requires a home care provider ensuring that they receive only the most ethical, trustworthy, and knowledgeable help is paramount. Competent professionals, who offer home care services, know the importance of learning about the biggest issues in the industry and address them before they ever happen to provide the best care. The staff at Neighborly Home Care continually dedicates time to learning about the problems in the home care industry and to learn about what can be done to remedy these issues. As part of our commitment to learning and improving our services, Neighborly Home Care attended the PHA Private Duty Summit on November 12, 2014.