Your In-Home Care Primer: What You Need to Know About Home Care Services

As we grow older, it’s common to begin to experience challenges with everyday activities, such as showering, getting dressed, fixing meals, or even driving a car, which can lead to concerns that these challenges mean that we’ll need to give up not only our independence, but our home as well. But there is good news for seniors: home care services, such as those provided by Advanced Home Health Care, a…

Home Care for Veterans Is More Available Than You Think

Many times, families make the assumption that given that their loved one is covered by Medicare, paying for care at home is not anything they need to consider. Unfortunately, however, this is a common misconception. As we mentioned in a previous blog post, most people use private funds in paying for care at home. There are several alternatives to look into, though, for home care for veterans and their spouses….

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?

Did You Know…These Payment Options May Cover Adaptive Equipment for Home

Do you think your senior loved one could benefit from more security in the shower or bathtub? Does he/she need a walker or rollator to move around? If that’s the case, it’s very likely that you’ll soon be looking to buy the in-home adaptive devices that so many families rely on to keep seniors safe. It’s also likely that you’re asking yourself how to cover the cost for these adaptive…

Home Health Care in Mount Pleasant: Adaptive Equipment for Senior Safety

Throughout growing older, adaptive home care devices can make day-to-day life around the house simpler and safer. There’s a wide selection of adaptive equipment solutions for home care on the market today that can enhance senior safety and help older adults to remain more comfortable at home. At Advanced Home Health Care, serving five Iowa counties and top providers of Burlington, IA rehabilitation services and senior home care, we would…

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 Fort Madison 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…

Why You Should Focus on Quality of Care when Comparing Home Care Options

When an older adult needs help at home, there are a number of available home care options, and figuring out where to turn can be overwhelming. For instance, should you engage the services of a professional home care agency, a privately hired caregiver, or utilize a caregiving registry? And how can you assess which home care choice is most helpful for your loved one’s unique needs? There are advantages and…

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…