Entries by Pablo Martinez

Home Health Care Frequently Asked Questions

Is Home Health Care the Same as Home Care No, home health care is very different than home care. While the two services sound similar (both take place at a patient’s home or residence), home health is managed by licensed medical professionals. Further, the type of care encompassed by home health care covers a myriad of ailments and diseases. Including physical […]

The Benefits of Home Health Care During the Holidays

Home health care is a service received by roughly 12 million elderly and disabled individuals each year. These services give a wide range of support from light housekeeping to necessary medical care. Their help is always valuable. It is even more useful to family caregivers during busy times, such as the holiday season. Here are […]

What Aging Parents Want From Their Kids

There’s a fine line between caring and controlling—but older adults and their grown children often disagree on where it is. In a 2004 study, two professors from the State University of New York at Albany, the public-health professor Mary Gallant and the sociologist Glenna Spitze, explored the issue in interviews with focus groups of older adults. Among […]

6 Home Care Services That Should Be Offered

It’s no secret that all home care businesses aren’t created equal. Trying to decide which one is right for you and your family can be a huge challenge. There’s a big difference between private home care and professional home care as well. So how are you supposed to make the right choice? Here are the […]

10 Symptoms of Mental Illness in the Elderly

Elderly behavioral problems can stem from a decline in mental health. In seniors, these issues frequently go undiagnosed or unaddressed. In fact, about 20% of U.S. adults age 55 or older experience some type of mental health concern, but nearly one in three of those seniors do not receive treatment. The statistics on mental illness in […]