7Nov, 2016

Best IOT Devices of 2016 for Seniors and their Families

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No one will argue that the Internet of Things is a handy thing. No one will argue that extending this coverage to health monitoring for the elderly is a good thing. Seniors are embracing technology gleefully.  Social media, instant access to news and weather as well as information at their fingertips regarding their hobbies or how to can fruits and veggies keep seniors from feeling isolated with its resultant depression. The Internet of Things aids seniors in aging in place by automating things they can no longer wrap their hands […]

4Feb, 2015

How ActiveCare Home Care Hires Home Care Aides

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The ultimate goal of ActiveCare Home Care is to become the leading service agency for home care in Chicago are and its surrounding suburbs. ActiveCare  strives to provide families with the best possible care. That care starts with the hiring of the best possible healthcare aids. Therefore, it is essential for ActiveCare Home Care to take the hiring process seriously, to take their client’s needs seriously, and to do their due diligence throughout the entire process. This process does not end with the offering of the job, it continues throughout […]

23Jan, 2015

How Home Health Aides Help in Diabetes Care

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 Home health aides can be one of the main resources for daily care and treatment of diabetes for patients who need outside help. The personal assistance provided by home heath care workers can mean the difference between patients staying in their own homes or having to move to assisted living. Special Needs of Diabetes Patients Diabetes patients need to monitor their blood sugar levels daily. It is essential that they maintain a healthy diet and get enough exercise to stay healthy. If they are living alone, this can be hard […]

17Jan, 2015

Caring of Alzheimer Patients Living In Home

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Alzheimer’s Disease affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. It is important that people understand how to take care of Alzheimer patients when they are living in the home. The reason for this is because many times people that are in the early stages of the disease may not want to leave their home for professional care. They may not need to have much help other than having reminders posted around the home. Loved ones may not wish to allow their family member to spend their last days in a crowded […]