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Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses in Seniors

The summer months may be coming to an end, but soaring high temperatures can lead to heat-related illnesses, especially in seniors. As we age, our bodies do not respond to hot temperatures as well as they did in the past. This can lead to some dangerous scenarios for seniors that caregivers should watch out for. Read on to learn about some of the m...

Anxiety and Its Effect On Seniors

Everyone has experienced a sense of anxiety at some point in their life. It is a feeling of fear, uneasiness, and dread and can cause a variety of symptoms such as sweating, restlessness, and a rapid heartbeat. In-home healthcare is beneficial in these situations as many times clients will express their feelings to their caregiver before telling a ...

Two-Day Hiring Event in the Home Health Care Industry

Attention all home health care professionals! Allcare Home Health Agency, Inc is hosting a two-day virtual hiring event Tuesday, June 22nd and Wednesday, June 23rd. For information about the specific jobs we are currently seeking to fill, please visit our Home Health Care Careers page. We look forward to meeting you during one of the following virt...

The Benefits of Aging In Place

As one gets older, and experiences declining health, their families start weighing the options of going for facility care or remaining in their own home as they age. Statistics by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) indicate that 90 percent of aging individuals over the age of 65 prefer staying at home rather than moving to facility ...

Reducing Conflict: Siblings Dealing with an Aging Parent

Caring for an aging parent is extremely challenging for one person, but when there are multiple decision-makers involved, it can be not only a challenge but a nightmare. In one regard multiple siblings can provide a level of support that can relieve some of the pressure on an individual caregiver. On the other hand, the group dynamic can become str...