Finding the Right Professional Caregiver for Home Health Care is Important

Finding the right professional caregiver to provide home health care is very important to your loved one’s well being. Not only do you want a licensed professional but someone who is a good personality match as well. Senior care is more complicated because medication needs to be administered and memory loss is a challenge. It requires years of training and experience.

Experts and industry veterans alike will say that going through a licensed agency is your best bet to finding that perfect caregiver. It also protects families from liabilities since agencies are responsible for payroll taxes, workers compensation and the conduct of their employees. Physicians Choice Private Duty knows it’s hard to put a price on peace of mind, but our clients have come to trust us for their senior care needs.

More of Our Thoughts on Keeping Seniors in Their Homes

The Many Benefits of Keeping Your Aging Parents at Home

In the article The Benefits of Aging in Place, this note jumped out at me:

“Almost 90% of people over 65 want to live in their home and community as long as possible”

If that’s the case, why is it so hard for parents to age in place?When we asked Joan Davelis, R.N., the director of Physician’s Choice Private Duty, she had this to say [continue reading]

Keeping Your Parent at Home

Most keeping-parents-at-home articles compare the costs of in home health care vs. assisted living or nursing homes. These articles are filled with gloom and doom detailing how caring for your aging parents, at home or in a care center, spelled financial ruin.

At Physician’s Choice Private Duty, we look at things a different way. We know that it is possible to keep parents in the home without breaking the bank, if that’s your goal.[continue reading]

How Home Care Assistance Benefits All Seniors

Conventional wisdom is that an elderly parent must be ill before you make the call to bring in home care. The truth is, home care offers much more than just medical care and its benefits extend far beyond the physical. [continue reading]

Elderly Care: The Benefits of a Professional Home Healthcare Provider

With a rapidly increasing elderly population who wishes to remain in their own homes for as long as possible, it’s no wonder the home health care industry is booming. What’s more is that this industry surge is helping to make home health care a cheaper alternative to a nursing home or other care facility — and a much more comfortable and preferred option for your elderly parents. [continue reading]

As a person ages, it often becomes more difficult for them to maneuver through their home. The culprit may be stairs, excessive clutter, an outdated bathroom, or kitchen, et al. However, there are basic home improvements that can enhance the quality of an elderly person’s life and allow them to live independently in their home for as long as possible.
In this guide. . .[continue reading]

Your Elderly Parent Has Been Discharged From The Hospital. Now What?

When it comes time for a parent to be discharged from a hospital or rehabilitation center, it helps to know what to expect. Before the big day comes, Joan Davelis, RN, of Physician’s Choice Private Duty, recommends adult children ask themselves the following questions: [continue reading]

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