Category Archives: Home Health Care

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…

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…

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…

Relaxation Self-Care

Relaxation and Self care are critical to Caregiver’s physical and mental well-being. Here are a few ways to help improve both: Muscle relaxation – Focus on tensing and then relaxing…

How are Mild Cognitive Impairment and dementia different?

Difference between Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Dementia Question:  What is the difference between “Mild Cognitive Impairment” (MCI) and Dementia? Answer:   The distinction between mild cognitive impairment and dementia can…

Live-in Assistant versus 24-hour Care

There are many factors to consider when seeking around-the-clock assistance for you or a loved one. Some people, or home care agencies, will hire someone to live with the person…

PCI Has Zero Deficiencies on a State Audit

Having your work audited is never easy, but it demonstrates the health of an agency – particularly those in the home health care area.  Our most recent audit came in April…