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5 Signs You Need to Consider Home Health Care for Your Loved One

Posted by Troy Abbott on Aug 8, 2017 2:30:00 PM

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Home health care can be very beneficial for your loved one, but how do you decide when it’s time to give a home health provider a call?  Many factors can affect your decision, but what it really boils down to is: are your loved one’s health risks too much to handle for you or for them to remain independent in their home? It’s hard to admit when you need help in any situation, but sometimes that’s exactly what’s needed to improve their quality of life in the long run.  Home health is a great resource to help patients after a recent hospital discharge or in recovery from a surgery, but what about some of the less obvious symptoms that home health could help with? Here are five signs that help determine whether you should give a home health provider a call.

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Keeping You on Your Feet and Engaged in Your Favorite Activities

Posted by Troy Abbott on Jul 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Mobility becomes increasingly challenging as we age, and as a result, one in three seniors over the age of 65 experiences a fall causing over two million ER visits each year.  Not only does falling pose a risk to our health, but decreased mobility can hinder our ability to do the things we love.  At Residential Home Health, we have a mission to keep you on your feet, allowing you to stay active and engaged in your favorite activities. 

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LSVT® BIG & LOUD, a specialized therapy program that helps patients with neurological disorders walk and talk to their fullest potential

Posted by Troy Abbott on Jul 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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We’ve been told our whole lives to “think big,” but what if that simple statement was the key to treating neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and stroke. Often patients with these diseases struggle to use their bodies to the fullest capacity, and it only gets worse as the disease progresses.  Utilizing larger than life movements and sounds, Residential Home Health therapists are trained to use the innovative program, LSVT BIG & LOUD, to slow progression and improve conditions for patients dealing with a neurological disorder.

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How can Home Health Care Minimize those Dementia or Alzheimer’s Symptoms that Interfere with your Independence?

Posted by Troy Abbott on Jun 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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As we age, the risk of cognitive diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s becomes increasingly relevant.  Dementia symptoms reveal themselves in the form of slowed motor skills, worsened memory, and difficulty speaking, and without intervention, these can progress rapidly.  As a result, addressing and treating them proactively is the key to slowing progression alongside maintaining your independence.  That’s where home health care comes in. Residential Home Health’s MindCare program is specifically tailored to provide patients with strategies for living with these diseases while working to help keep independence in the home as long as possible.

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Counteract Aging: Tips to Maintain and Improve our Physical Bodies

Posted by Troy Abbott on Apr 28, 2017 11:30:00 AM

 

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Wouldn’t it be nice if we could slow down time? We could savor more moments, build stronger relationships, and not feel pressured to make difficult decisions, especially when it comes to our healthcare.  Unfortunately, time moves quickly as does our aging process and our need to make timely decisions regarding our healthcare.

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