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Guidelines for Communicating with Persons with Disabilities

Here are some guidelines to follow from the UCPA when communicating with persons with disabilities. Speak directly rather than through a companion or sign language interpreter who may be present….

Choosing the right Home Health Care Company

When choosing a home health care company to care for yourself or a loved one, there are important questions to ask. Here are the answers to some of our frequently…

Why Our Memberships Matter

Our company belongs to several important industry associations. Why should this matter to you? Well, because they help us keep up-to-date on all of the latest rules and regulations governing…

Asthma and the Elderly

According to The Asthma Center, Asthma affects more than 2 million adults over the age of 65. Clinical research indicates that asthma in the elderly is generally under-diagnosed and under-treated….

Staying Safe and Off the Ground

This season has become rife for falls, especially for seniors. We aren’t getting out enough because of the cold and snow and ice only exacerbate the risk of falling for…

Resource Guide for Seniors

Navigating the myriad of resources available to seniors can be challenging. However, seniors are not without help. In the Piedmont Triad alone, there are several agencies designed specifically to meet…

Hunger and the Elderly

The average life expectancy for Americans is now 78.8 years. For women, it’s even greater (81.2 yrs.). As we live longer, it makes sense that we would want to age…

Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Checklist

Understanding your loved one’s needs and abilities on a daily basis can help family members make the decision about In-home Care. Use this list as a tool: ADLs and IADLs…

When is the Right Time for In-home Care?

  Children with elderly parents or loved ones are often caught unprepared when it’s time for their parent/s to receive in-home care. Loved ones often wish to retain their independence…

LGBT Frequently Asked Questions

  LGBT Caregiving: Frequently Asked Questions Government agencies, nonprofit organizations and the media have focused increasing attention on the needs of seniors and those who provide them with support, assistance…