Exploring Home Health Care Benefits

Worried About Your Senior Loved One Falling In Their Home? Here’s What You Can Do About It

Falls are the most common cause of injuries and injury-related deaths in the country, with older adults being particularly vulnerable. One out of four adults aged 65 and over experience some type of fall every year in the US. If you're among those with a senior loved one who has chosen to age in place in their own home, you undoubtedly find that statistic worrisome. You probably already know about personal alert devices that summon emergency services in case of a slip-and-fall accident or other household mishaps. Read More 

What Is Home Hospice Care?

Many people are unfamiliar with the term 'hospice care.' Hospice care is a type of care that focuses on comfort and quality of life for patients who are terminally ill. Hospice care can be provided in various settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, and, most commonly, patients' homes. Home hospice care is a growing trend as more and more people are choosing to receive end-of-life care in the comfort of their own homes. Read More 

3 Kinds Of Stair Lifts

There is a large cross-section of people who have difficulty navigating stairs. It could be that they are a wheelchair user or that stairs are just too difficult for them to manage. Whatever the reason, stairs can leave parts of their house unusable for those people. They need to have a way to make those steps less of an obstacle by adding in some accommodations. The best accommodation for steps is a stair lift. Read More 

What You Should Know About Personal Home Care Services

Many people want to live in their own homes for as long as possible. Sadly, disabilities, illness, or age can all prevent a person from safely living alone at home. Thankfully, in-home personal home care services can help. Those who provide this care can help with daily living needs each day while the client remains in their own home. The following are some things you need to know if you are considering a personal home care service: Read More 

Home Health Care After Bariatric Surgery

Surgery for weight loss, also called bariatric surgery, includes sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass, which causes early satiety. This means that you will become fuller sooner because small portions of food are enough to keep you satiated, or full. There are numerous benefits to bariatric surgery, including more energy, lowered risk for heart disease, better blood pressure, and a decreased risk for diabetes. If you are unable to perform your bariatric care independently after your weight loss surgery, a home health caregiver can assist you with the following interventions while you are recovering. Read More 

About Me

Exploring Home Health Care Benefits

Hey there, I'm Jesse Sutherland. When I learned that my child would be born with severe disabilities, I worried about how I would perform all of the healthcare procedures on my own. My child needed mucus sucked out of both lungs around the clock at first. Furthermore, bathing and feeding often required two people to complete without messing up all of the tubes and monitors. Luckily, I was able to receive help from a home healthcare professional, which took a lot of pressure off my shoulders. I want to share all of the assistance I received from these professionals. I will also discuss the benefits of having help with difficult procedures. Thank you for visiting.