Top ALS Care Tips from Advanced Home Health Care

As a degenerating neurological disease, ALS (sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s Disease) can lead to a wide variety of physical obstacles that can lead to clinical depression. For those providing ALS care for a loved one, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and to feel unsure about how to best help the person live life to the fullest and stay optimistic.

The ALS Symptoms You Need to Know for Each Stage of the Disease

Being given a diagnosis of ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) can raise a lot of questions and concerns, both for the individual diagnosed and his or her loved ones. What’s the cause of ALS? What are the ALS symptoms that may be experienced now, and how will they alter in the years to come? Where can I go to find necessary support?

Do You Know What Home Care Services Could Benefit Your Loved One?

In our previous blog post, we outlined the positive factors of utilizing a professional home care agency to provide the highest quality and safest level of senior care services. But we often receive inquiries on precisely what sorts of home care services are available in Keokuk IA and the surrounding area to help older adults remain safe and thriving. If you have determined it’s time to search for in-home help…

Fairly Splitting Family Caregiving Costs Without Splitting Up the Family

Do you remember how hard it could be when you were young to learn the lesson of sharing with your sisters and brothers? Even though the incredible importance of thinking of other people’s feelings, as well as being fair, was impressed upon us while very young, it may still be a hurdle to reduce sibling squabbles with regards to challenging decisions we cope with in adulthood – such as how…

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 for home health care Keokuk IA, and one of the favorites in Burlington! We strive to provide top-notch care to our clients so they can continue to stay…

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…

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…