We’re #1 In Home Health Care: Best of S.E. Iowa 2017

Advanced Home Health Care was recently nominated as one of the favorite home health care providers in the Best of Southeast Iowa contest for Burlington and Keokuk. Upon conclusion of the final voting phase, we are happy to announce we were voted #1 in Keokuk and one of the favorites in Burlington! We strive to provide top-notch care to our clients so they can continue to stay where they are most…

Be In The Know: What Are The Advantages of Home Health Care?

Often times people struggle to know the true advantages of staying in the home for their cares as opposed to having to relocate to a nursing home or assisted living facility. When it is time for people to weigh their options of what direction to go, they want to go with the option that is best suitable for their situation and the one that has the most advantages. The main…

Medicare Claim Denied? How Seniors Can Get the Coverage They Need

Medicare coverage of medicines for seniors is often crucial, especially because on average, older adults take a shocking 15-18 prescription medications. And with an average price of over $11,000 yearly for the most common prescription drugs prescribed for the elderly, it usually is debilitating when a Medicare claim is suddenly denied. And yet, that’s happening more and more frequently as Medicare plans are progressively establishing coverage limits on older persons…

Traveling with Elderly Parents? These Tips Can Help!

Everyone looks forward to summer vacations! Leaving everyday worries behind, checking items off our bucket list, exploring new places. And helping a senior loved one enjoy such a thrill makes it all the better. There are, however, some issues to take into account that will help pave the way to a more successful vacation when traveling with elderly parents:Plan a pre-trip doctor visit. To ensure your older family member is…

Memory Loss Tips to Help Seniors Who Want to Go “Home”

“Home is where the heart is”; but what if the person you love has dementia and says, “I want to go home” when he or she is already home? When you are providing care for a loved one with memory loss issues from Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, unfortunately this discussion can be a common occurrence. And the bewilderment and plaintive yearning being conveyed are nothing short of…

Therapy In Your Home: Know When It’s Right For You

People typically receive therapy services after an injury or when they are trying to recover from a recent surgery. Whether it be a sports injury, arthritis, chronic or acute musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, or any other condition – we can help! Naturally, it is a taxing effort to leave the home and get to therapy appointments. The goal for Advanced Home Health Care is to keep our clients in their home where they are most comfortable….

Understanding Home Health Care

Home Health Care is a service that is growing rapidly but many people are unsure if it applies to them or their loved ones. It is important for people to understand what home health care is and when it would be appropriate. Each home health agency has their own rules and specifications so it is important to research when looking into home health care and knowing what your options are.In…

What Are Your Options? How to Get Help Paying for Home Care Products

Does your loved one need more stability in the bathtub or shower? Does she or he need a walker or rollator to move around? Then it’s likely that you’ll eventually be shopping for home care products. It’s also possible that you’re questioning how to pay for these assistive products, and if any of them are covered under Medicare or insurance. Like in-home care services, there are multiple different options when…

3 Types of Durable Medical Equipment That Will Help Make Life at Home Simpler and Safer

As your loved one grows older, durable medical equipment can aid in making everyday life around the household easier and less dangerous. There are many types of assistive gadgets for in-home care on the market nowadays to choose from. At Advanced Home Health Care, we want to offer some expert recommendations for purchasing and using a few of the most widely used pieces of home care equipment.CommodesA commode can be…

Parkinson’s Alzheimer’s and Dementia May Have Met Their Match with This Cancer Therapy

What if there was a medication that could treat not just one, but multiple devastating diseases: leukemia, Alzheimer’s and dementia, and Parkinson’s? At Georgetown University Medical Center, researchers are hopeful that nilotinib is that medication. Now approved to be used in those with one type of leukemia, a small trial is producing great excitement in its promising results to clear the brain of toxic proteins.Georgetown’s medical director of the translational…