home health care for special needs children

Offer These Tips To Help Your Elderly Parent Manage His Or Her Medications

As your parent ages, he or she may begin to rely heavily on prescription medication to maintain a reasonable level of health that provides a desired quality of life. Unfortunately, if you notice that your parent is beginning to get forgetful or faces other health challenges, his or her ability to take the proper medication according to a set schedule may be a challenge. This can be concerning because failing to take medication or taking too much medication in error can have severe health consequences, which can especially be a concern if your parent lives alone at home.   Read More...

Staying Home While Recuperating From An Injury: Support Services To Make Recovery At Home Possible

When you are an older person, you may have more trouble recuperating from an injury at home. When your abilities were already diminished, suffering an injury can put you in the nursing home for rehabilitation. If you are an active person, and if you don't want to recover in a nursing home, you have some options. While you may have to pay for some services out of pocket, staying at home while you get better is usually worth the money.   Read More...

Could Pokemon Go Help People With Memory Loss?

The augmented reality game Pokemon Go is a sensation among people of all ages. Played on a mobile device, the game allows players to walk and locate Pokemon (or "pocket monsters") in the area around them.  Because of its simplicity, Pokemon Go is possible even for players with reduced cognition. But can Pokemon Go be more than a pastime or game -- could it help Alzheimer's and other memory care patients improve their health and cognitive function in any way?   Read More...

Seasonal Spores: Tips For Avoiding Mold Growth During Your Spring Decor Swap-Out

As winter chills give way to the warming temperatures of spring, it's time to start swapping out your home decor for the season. As you do so, it's important that you're attentive to any warning signs of mold growth. While most people think primarily of basements and walls when thinking of mold, those places are only the beginning. Mold spores can hide in many places, including in the seasonal items you have in storage and in various places inside your home.   Read More...

3 Ways To Keep Your Aging Parent's Safe At Home

If your parent is fully capable of taking care of their own needs but is struggling with age-related difficulties, you may be wondering how you can help to keep them safe and healthy in their home. Below are three simple ways you can help your aging parent while still giving them the space to live the life they love. Get Friendly with Your Parent's Neighbors While you'd love to be available for your parent 24/7, for many people, that isn't possible.   Read More...