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Category Archives: Respite Care

Taking care of your elderly parents requires a lot of patience and time, which can be challenging. Sometimes, you just need a short-term break, otherwise known as “respite.”  Using in-home respite care services can support and even strengthen your ability to be a caregiver after returning from your much-deserved break. If you are unfamiliar with …

Family caregiving is a common role in the USA, with the AARP reporting that around 34.2 million adults around the country provide unpaid care to a loved one over 50. While many family caregivers find a lot of meaning and joy in doing so, there are some occasions when it makes sense to handover caregiving …

A stroke can be a frightening event with serious consequences, and compassionate, expert care is key to making the best recovery possible. Here are some tips for caregivers from our home health aide services team on how to cope with this recovery period and give your loved one the support they need. Change Your Caregiving Routine Strokes can cause significant …

Healthy Heart Tips from HomeWorks

Surgery always comes with a certain level of risk, even if it is considered routine or popular. For seniors, this can mean dealing with certain concerns before undergoing any medical procedures. This includes: Transport. Even if you are able to drive, most surgeries require patients arrange transportation after discharge; they do not allow patients to …