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Is Home Care a Safer Option During COVID-19?

For many families, caring for older loved ones has become a major focus during the COVID-19 Pandemic.With nursing homes and assisted living facilities hit hard by the virus, family members are wondering what the best choice is to keep their loved ones safe. Being able to control the environment that your loved one is in is more important than e...

Benefits of Meditation for Seniors

Most of us at one time or another have thought about adding meditation to our daily routine. While we have good intentions, it’s sometimes difficult to find the time to sit still or clear our mind and keep it from racing. Though meditation benefits people of all ages; we compiled a list of benefits for seniors. (more…)...

2020 Flu Season

Flu season is here, and it is important that we not add a significant flu outbreak to the current pandemic outbreak. Because of COVID-19, reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like flu, this fall and winter is more important than ever. The flu is the only respiratory virus that is preventable by vaccination. It can cause mild to severe illn...

Senior Fall Prevention

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older adults. Falls are not only costly in dollars and cents, but also in the quality of life. Through practical lifestyle adjustments, the number of falls among seniors can be reduced substantially.The following tips can minimize the risk of falls for your loved one:Review cu...

Lyme Disease in the Elderly

What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted via the bite of a deer tick. These black-legged ticks usually reside in wooded areas. In most cases, a tick must be attached for more than 36 hours in order to transmit the Lyme disease bacterium. The problem is that these ticks are so tiny that they...

Encouraging Older Adults to Stay Active

The National Council on Aging recently published an article encouraging older adults to stay active during the coronavirus pandemic. The article points out that many seniors are hesitant to engage in their normal exercise routine because they are concerned they may become injured. However, research has shown there is no increased risk of exercising...

In Response to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, our caregivers have received In-Service Training, specifically for the Coronavirus. In addition, they have been instructed to strictly abide by the precautions recommended by the Center for Disease Control and to call the office immediately if a client begins to show any symptoms whatsoever. Currently, we do not have any ch...

Alzheimer’s Dementia Does Not Take Time Off…..and Neither Do We!!!

People suffering from dementia risk losing their independence. By providing the most knowledgeable and compassionate caregivers in the industry, Allcare Home Health Agency allows these clients to live safely and comfortably where they most want to be: in their own homes. With round-the-clock monitoring and care for even the most advanced cases, ou...