Millions of Americans currently live with a chronic medical disease. While their condition may not prevent them from maintaining a normal lifestyle, they do face challenges every day. No matter your age, simply keeping medications organized and getting to doctors appointments can be a struggle.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 18% of American adults suffer from a mental disability. Even more surprising is that 1 in 5 children (age 13-18) have had a seriously debilitating mental disorder at some point in their life. Over the last two decades, cases of mental disorders have consistently risen in the United States. This growth is expected to continue, especially among children and young adults.
If you or someone you know
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children was identified with an autism spectrum disorder in 2010. The CDC also reported that 11% of children between the ages of 4-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD as of 2011. The number of cases of children with learning disabilities like these has risen sharply over the last decade. This growth is expected to continue as more is learned about these disorders and how to diagnose
Most of us will never understand the challenges those living with a physical disability face. Basic tasks, such as getting dressed or making a meal, can be a daily battle. You can’t help but admire the courage and strength those living with a physical disability bring to each day.
At times, the struggles of living with a physical disability can be overwhelming. This is where physical disability home care comes in. A family member or friend often
Leaving town for the holidays? For seniors or those living with disabilities, the thought of traveling can be overwhelming. Waiting in long lines at the airport or sitting in a cramped car can be enough to make you say, “forget it.”
We here at Best Home Care feel that traveling should be an exciting adventure for everyone. As a personal care assistant or individual receiving home care, getting to enjoy a vacation with family and friends