Improve Your In-Home Health and Avoid Heart Attacks this Holiday Season

Home Care for Heart Health

If you’re anything like us at Best Home Care, the holidays are the time of year when we empty our wallets on gifts and decorations, eat more than we should, and make resolutions we likely won’t keep. It is truly the most wonderful time of the year.

However, all this wonder can pose a threat to our cardiovascular health, especially for the elderly. A recent study showed that historically, the year’s highest number of cardiac-related

Give Back and Get Involved with Your Community This Holiday

Donate or Volunteer to Combat Caregiver Stress

December is an exciting time of year. The air is filled with childish wonder as stores stock their shelves with the latest toys and stunning holiday decorations. Friends and family come from all over to celebrate together and plan for the new year ahead. It’s certainly a wonderfully hectic time of year.

The holidays are a time for parties and celebration, but they can also be stressful. This season can be especially difficult for those providing home

Find the Perfect Gift for a Caregiver in Your Life

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With Thanksgiving behind us, we here at Best Home Care are deep in the holiday spirit. It’s fun to plan gift lists and reflect on great presents from past holiday seasons. When you are working on surprises for loved ones, pay special attention to those providing home health care. Five of the best gifts for caregivers this holiday season include:

Caregiver Gift #1: Your Time

Home caregivers are the busiest people we know. Volunteering to

Caring for the Caregiver: The Powerful Benefits of a Helping Hand

Find Support for Caregivers

When you provide a friend, family member, or other loved one with care services, you are helping that person to live a more comfortable, independent live. While that individual’s life becomes easier, the home caregiver’s life often becomes busier. Providing home care is a demanding, if fulfilling, responsibility, and one that may lead to burnout for the caregiver.

Caregiver burnout is one of the most common struggles those providing at-home care will face. According to Web

Caring for the Caregiver: Know Your Resources

Find Caregiver Support Groups

Providing at-home care is a selfless and noble act. However, caregivers often become consumed by this responsibility and forget to take care of themselves. Whether you’re a seasoned home care professional or just getting started, it’s always helpful to have someone to lean on. Below are a few resources that offer support for caregivers and tips to stay healthy in order to provide the best home care possible.

Caregiver Support Groups

Support groups are a great way to