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Health care has always been a challenge even in the best of circumstances, but when caring for a loved one has become more than you can physically, medically or emotionally handle there are options available to the patient and their family or care giver that will enhance your loved one’s life and well being, without ever having to place them in a skilled nursing facility. Home health care is an emerging field of patient care that can mean the difference, literally, between life and death.

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Health care has always been a challenge even in the best of circumstances, but when caring for a loved one has become more than you can physically, medically or emotionally handle there are options available to the patient and their family or care giver that will enhance your loved one’s life and well being, without ever having to place them in a skilled nursing facility. Home health care is an emerging field of patient care that can mean the difference, literally, between life and death.

Ten Things Caregivers Need to Know about Home Care

Published: 11/09/2012 by Carrie Steckl, Ph.D. in Home Health Care

Here are ten things caregivers should know about home care so that they can choose the best type of help for their loved ones.

Reducing Fall Risks

Published: 10/14/2011 by Carrie Steckl, Ph.D. in Caregiving

Falling is the leading cause of injury for Americans age 65 and older according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Every year approximately 35 to 40 percent of older adult Americans fall at least once. Over 50% of these falls occur on the home.