Finding Quality Home Care in Yorktown is Easier Than You Think!
Between the demands of family, work and household chores, it can be hard to find the answers and information you need to provide the quality care your loved ones deserve. The good news is you’re not alone! From exploring your long-term care options and choosing the right caregiver, to the latest research in senior care and medical alert systems, Home Helpers & Direct Link has got you covered!
Home Helpers, ranked #1 Senior Care Franchise and “Best of the Best” by Entrepreneur magazine for five straight years, continues to lead the way in the senior care industry. Also, our office in Yorktown is the proud recipient of the 2011 President's Award. We take pride in the job that we do, in the services that we offer and in our staff that delivers those services . Our care advantage begins with our visiting angels who are dedicated to the client's well-being, health and happiness and they make it possible for our clients to remain in the comfort of their home instead of going into facilities.
From understanding your options & hiring the right caregiver to preventing burnout, this toolbox of tips will keep you at your best.
Understand your loved one’s diagnosis & learn the best approach to providing the most support & comfort.
Stress less with Direct Link’s 24-hour Personal Emergency Response System & Automated Med Dispenser.
"An older adult is treated in an emergency room for a fall every 15 seconds, according to the CDC. “Stand Together to Prevent Falls,” is the theme of this year’s Falls Prevention Awareness Day. One out of three adults aged 65 and older falls each year, according to the CDC. The chances of falling and being seriously injured in a fall increase with age; in 2009, the rate of fall injuries for adults aged 85 and older was almost four times greater than for adults aged 65 to 74. "
"Certain health warning signs are well known -- like chest pain (heart attack), fever (infection), yellow eyes (jaundice), and irregular moles (skin cancer). But other concerning symptoms often get overlooked. Though they're common indicators of important health problems, people find them easier to dismiss or ignore." Read the rest of this article at Caring.com
hospital bed for use at home -- at least once they get past the idea of a "hospital" bed and actually try it out.
"Ooh, my aching . . . " When gripped by chronic pain, reach beyond the medicine chest -- for the right foods at the grocery store. What you eat can directly and indirectly help reduce pain.
We've all read the signs of a heart attack listed on posters in the hospital waiting room. But what if there were other, earlier signs that could alert you ahead of time that your heart was in trouble?
Eyesight tends to disappear more gradually than suddenly. However, certain warning signs of vision loss can be seen right under -- er, over our noses.
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While we did not meet our goal for signatures, the efforts we put forth did not go un-noticed and our voice was heard with the Senate.
Help us keep Homecare affordable for Seniors and Disabled Adults. The department of labor is trying to remove exemptions in place that will remove our ability to provide our most affordable options. Help us maintain the ability to offer these rates by signing the petition for the U.S. Department of Labor