The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services established Women’s Health Week to get women to stand up and take charge of their health. It falls from May 8th to the 14th in 2022. It’s not focused on one specific disease or condition. Instead, it focuses on all health conditions women face. It covers everything […]
The American College of Cardiology defines the first stage of high blood pressure as blood pressure of 130 over 80 or higher. If your blood pressure is 140 over 90 or higher, it’s stage two and something 47% of the population is experiencing. You got the call that people fear. Your mom fell and hit […]
Some of the most common cancers in men are also easier to treat when they’re caught early. Skin cancer is the most common. Others are colorectal cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer. Regular screenings and check-ups with a doctor are important. Hiring a 24-Hour Home Care services provider can help taking your senior on appointments. […]
Some people still associate mental health issues with being something younger adults face. Almost 5% of older adults have a severe mental illness. Depression is one of the most common. Despite mental illness affecting all ages, older adults are far less likely to speak about it or ask for help. In fact, almost half don’t […]
It’s been your mom and dad’s dream to age at home, but the older they get, the more you realize they need help. They have a caregiver to help them with laundry and housekeeping each week, but you’re not sure that’s enough. Have you looked into virtual caregivers? Virtual caregiving is a service that meets […]
Home Care: When you need to take your senior loved one with dementia out of the house to go to a medical appointment, get a haircut, or do other things it can be very nerve-wracking. Seniors who have dementia may wander off if you leave them alone for a second. They may talk to strangers […]
Personal Care at Home: Encourage Senior Citizens to Participate in Regular Exercise for These Reasons
Personal Care at Home: Why do senior citizens need to exercise regularly? There isn’t just one answer for this. Studies show there are numerous benefits of regular exercise for the elderly. If you or your personal care at home provider are caring for your elderly loved one, learning about these reasons can help you to […]
Senior Home Care: January is National Shape Up Month and it’s the time of year when many people set goals for themselves for the year ahead. If your senior loved one wants to shape up this year and has set a goal to be more active this year walking is a great way to achieve […]
Virtual Caregiving is a unique way to provide monitored care for your loved-one. Virtual Caregiving is an excellent solution to enhance the care that is provided by your Amelia Home Care Caregiver, filling in the gaps when the caregiver is not on shift.
While telehealth has become increasingly popular during the pandemic, telehealth for seniors has been around since at least June 26, 2014, when Westchester County in New York debuted their innovative Telehealth Intervention Programs for Seniors (TIPS) . Since then, TIPS has been at the forefront of the national telehealth movement.