Home Care can Benefit Students with ADHD

Autism Home Support Services

Ahh September. Nights are getting cooler, football is back in season, and kids are heading back to school. While the start of school is often a stress reliever for parents, it tends to have the opposite affect on kids suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

ADHD is a type of developmental disorder that affects between 8-12 percent of children and is characterized by behavioral problems such as inattention and hyperactivity. As a result, kids with ADHD find

Preventing Alzheimer’s at Any Age

Meeting the Challenges of Caring For a Loved One with Dementia - caring for dementia patient at home

An exciting announcement was made at the 2014 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference: Over the past 40 years, Alzheimer’s and dementia rates have steadily declined in the U.S. In fact, an American adult age 60 and older today has a 44% less chance of getting Alzheimer’s when compared with a U.S. senior citizen 30 years ago. Researchers largely attribute this reduction to improved cardiovascular risk factors and better health and wellness education among senior citizens.

While

Top Trends in Technology and Home Care

Tech Trends in Home Care
Even a veteran in the home care industry benefits greatly from additional resources and the occasional break. Today, there is a growing industry of supportive technology designed to assist both personal care assistants and the individuals they serve. Sensors Smart sensors are quickly becoming one of the biggest players in home health care technology. Evolving from the classic emergency buttons available to seniors, these sensor systems can now help home care patients track their health, monitor activities, and even alert

The Dos and Don’ts of Being a PCA: Do Be Professional

Choosing the Right Home Health Care for Your Family Member

Personal care assistants and family caregivers are lucky to have such a great job! Home care is a very rewarding career that allows an individual to make a valuable difference in the lives of others. Home caregivers play a very important role in those they provide in home supportive services for. While it may be easy to fall into a day-to-day routine, it’s important to always be at the top of your game and remain professional, especially when

The Dos and Don’ts of Being a PCA: Do Communicate

Ways to Become a More Effective Caregiver - services for independent living

Communication is an essential part of our daily life. When done correctly, it can inspire millions of people to do incredible things. When done incorrectly, it can quickly become a confusing frustration. Though you likely don’t have an audience of millions, effective communication is vital for every profession and home health care is no exception.

At Best Home Care, we understand that being a personal care assistant comes with its challenges and that it can be