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Enhancing Recovery with Occupational Therapy for Stroke Patients at Home

Home-based occupational therapy for stroke patients plays a crucial role in post-stroke recovery. After a stroke, many people experience ongoing physical and cognitive symptoms. These symptoms can range from mobility difficulties and muscle weakness to memory, coordination, and communication problems. These symptoms can have a significant impact on your everyday life. Routine tasks such as […]

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6 Ways a Personal Care Companion Can Help

Navigating daily life can become increasingly challenging for older adults who choose to age in the comfort of their own homes. Even when medical care isn’t required, many seniors could benefit from a helping hand and friendly face to offer day-to-day support. Filling this need is where a personal care companion steps in. A non-medical […]

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Understanding the Role of a Health Companion

When it comes to taking care of elderly loved ones, you only want the best for them. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible for family members to provide adequate care due to work commitments, family responsibilities, and other obligations. Despite best efforts, seniors often end up spending a considerable amount of time at home alone. This […]

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How to Get a Nurse to Come to My House

As you get older or face medical challenges, you may require additional care and support to maintain your health and well-being. It’s the care you would rather get without needing to be in and out of the hospital or other clinical settings.   In-home skilled nursing care is an increasingly common option that many people choose […]

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Why is Communication Important in a Caregiver-Patient Relationship?

Good communication is vital in any healthy relationship, whether it’s between partners, family members, friends, or colleagues. That’s why communication is important in a caregiver-patient relationship.  Effective communication helps build mutual trust and understanding between caregiver and client, helping you work together to achieve your mutual goals. It also helps you understand and respond to […]

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The Benefits of Hiring Sitters for Adults

As you age, many things you once took for granted become increasingly challenging, from performing basic tasks like bathing and grooming to leaving the house to socialize. Many older adults become homebound and socially isolated. They rely on loved ones to provide companionship and assistance. But family members may not always be available to offer […]

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Assisting with Personal Care: Tips for Caregivers

Assisting with personal care, whether for a loved one or as a career choice, is demanding. But being a personal caregiver can also be extremely rewarding. The fulfillment of helping improve another person’s quality of life can far outweigh the challenges.  If you’re starting as a personal caregiver or simply looking to improve your skills, […]

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