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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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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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The Benefits of In-Home Respite Care

Caring for an ill or elderly family member is a huge undertaking. Family caregivers undergo a lot of stress on a daily basis and can easily become overwhelmed and burnt out. At Providence, we understand that caring for a loved one around the clock is often too demanding for families to handle alone, which is […]

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Benefits of Transition Home Care

When your loved one is moving from one care setting to another, it’s natural to be concerned about their well-being. Transitioning between two locations can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when they leave the hospital or clinic to go home. Transition home care ensures your loved one’s needs are met throughout the transition.  What is […]

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End-of-Life Care Tools to Help You and Your Family

Elderly or terminally ill people need end-of-life care. It can be a confusing and overwhelming time for the person receiving care and their family, but knowing what to expect and being prepared for each stage can help. This post reviews helpful end-of-life care tools to assist you through this challenging time. What is End-of-Life Care? […]

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What is Considered Light Housekeeping for a Caregiver?

Have you been considering becoming a caregiver? If so, you’ve probably heard that light housekeeping would be a daily task. This post answers the question, “What is considered light housekeeping for a caregiver?” Overview of Light Housekeeping for In-Home Care When clients are ill, injured, or unwell, they can’t clean up their houses like they […]

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