A successful caregiver relationship is built on trust and respect. When a caregiver comes to your home and helps with intimate activities, such a toileting, bathing, and dressing, or provides emotional care and support in the form of companionship, mutual trust and respect are essential. To get a caregiving relationship started on the right foot,…Read More
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related morbidity and mortality among older adults in the U.S. More than a quarter of adults over age 65 falls each year, and fall risk and the risk of serious injury increase with age. Falling once doubles the chances of falling again. The cost of falls to the health…Read More
The role of home care in caring for older adults and the medically vulnerable amid the COVID-19 outbreak can take many forms. From providing companionship to homebound older adults separated from their families because of physical distancing guidelines to supporting the long-term recovery of survivors of the virus once they are discharged from the hospital,…Read More
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