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Which Home Care Option Is Right for Mom?

Which Home Care Option Is Right for Mom?

Home Care Options for Seniors: Your mother was hospitalized recently due to a major medical emergency. Maybe it was a heart attack or stroke. Perhaps she was dealing with pneumonia. Whatever the case may have been, now she is facing a potentially lengthy recovery and her doctor has admonished her to consider home care.

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Sure, You Can Make a Difference in an Aging Loved One’s Life, but at What Cost?

Caregiver Stress: You’re the type of person who has always been there for your friends and family members. When an elderly loved one, such as a parent or grandparent, had a health emergency, you never thought twice. Maybe it was a stroke or heart attack. Perhaps the doctor was tempered in his or her enthusiasm about their prospects of returning to life as they knew it.

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How to Get Back into Your Life When Home Care Starts Working with Mom

Home Care Options for Seniors: How to Get Back into Your Life When Home Care Starts Working with Mom

When your mother was hospitalized you took some time off from work. It was a stressful situation, to say the least, and after a while you began to realize her recovery was going to take a significant amount of time. You decided to continue taking time off, and fortunately you had accrued enough vacation and sick time to do so and your boss was more than supportive.

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3 Ways a Home Care Aide Can Help Mom Recovery

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It was a great relief when your mother was discharged from the hospital. This might have followed her hospitalization due to a stroke, heart attack, major surgery, or injuries she sustained in a slip and fall accident. Whatever caused her to be hospitalized in the first place, her doctor has probably recommended she have support at least for the first few days, weeks, or months when she is sent home.

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Your Mindset Impacts the Stress in Your Life

Your Mindset Impacts the Stress in Your Life

Your mindset is the way you view things from a mental perspective. It’s a lot different than how you see things from a physical perspective. When you go over to an elderly loved one’s house to provide care and support for them, you see their condition, you see the way they struggle to get out…

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5 Signs Home Care Is the Best Option for Mom

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5 Signs Home Care Is the Best Option for Mom: There may have been numerous signs over the past few months or even years that your mother was slowing down physically. Perhaps she suffered a medical emergency and was hospitalized. Maybe you noticed her taking more time to get up from the kitchen table and walk down the hall. The other day you might have noticed her using her hand as support when she walked throughout the house.

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