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25 07, 2014

What Should You Know Before Hiring Health Care at Home?

By | July 25th, 2014|Blog, Home Care Blog|0 Comments

After weeks or months of caring for a family member, you may have come to your breaking point. This is common and most of the time, families need help with health care at home. Here are a few things to consider before hiring in-home care. Signs Your Loved One Needs Help Understanding the signs that [...]

24 07, 2014

What are the Main Benefits of Health Care at Home?

By | July 24th, 2014|Blog, Home Care Blog|0 Comments

When the time comes and you begin thinking about hiring an in-home health care professional, it is helpful to understand the benefits. This is usually a difficult decision for families because you are entrusting an outside source to care for a loved one. However, having the right health care professional at home is extremely beneficial for everyone involved. Here are [...]

24 07, 2014

What’s the Difference between Assisted Living and in Home Health Care Companies in Ventura County?

By | July 24th, 2014|Blog, Home Care Blog|0 Comments

Finding the right care for a loved one is very important. Whether they just need medical care or they need full care including housekeeping and companionship, it's important to find the right type. Here's a look at the differences between assisted living and in-home health care companies in Ventura County. Four Basic Types of Elderly [...]

23 07, 2014

How to Find the Right in Home Health Care Company in Pasadena

By | July 23rd, 2014|Blog, Home Care Blog, Pasadena|0 Comments

Finding the right heath care for your family member isn't always easy. It can be very difficult to trust somebody with the care of a parent, grandparent, child or other family member. When you know you need help caring for your loved one, you need to know how to find the right in home health [...]

22 07, 2014

Caregiver Spotlight: Donna Eko

By | July 22nd, 2014|Pasadena|0 Comments

Donna Eko is a veteran caregiver who works with our Pasadena, California offices. Prior to coming to work with us three years ago, Donna worked in administrative care and for the California school district, where she helped train disabled adults. Donna has been working with the elderly and disabled for 10 years! Impressive. We reached Donna [...]

22 07, 2014

Senior Driving Expert Matt Gurwell Helping Aging Drivers and Their Families

By | July 22nd, 2014|Home Care Blog|0 Comments

Maintaining safety for seniors behind the wheel--and everyone else on the road with them--is an ongoing goal. Select Home Care recently spoke with Matt Gurwell, formerly of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. After a successful 24-year-long career, he followed his passion for keeping the roads safe and developed the Enhanced Self-Assessmant Program for the organization [...]

22 07, 2014

Adaptive Clothing: Make Dressing Simple

By | July 22nd, 2014|Caring For Others|0 Comments

Whether it’s an issue of mobility or a difficulty using buttons and zippers, a common challenge for many seniors and people with disabilities is dressing. While caregivers can offer to make the process easier, many people prefer to perform this private task by themselves. What can people do to help make clothing themselves as simple [...]

16 06, 2014

5 Alzheimer’s Memoirs You Need to Read

By | June 16th, 2014|Home Care Blog|0 Comments

As a caregiver, you need all of the support, information, and encouragement you can get. Here are five recommended memoirs to give you even greater insight into dementia, those suffering, and those who selflessly offer care. 1.) Inside the Dementia Epidemic: A Daughter's Memoir Why you should read it: It was voted one of Alzheimers.net's Top [...]

9 06, 2014

Bring Awareness to Home Accidents Amongst Seniors

By | June 9th, 2014|Home Care Blog|0 Comments

According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. In fact, one out of three falls each and every year. The bad news is how common this is. The good news is that it's preventable. Yearly inspections (or even more frequent than that) of the home can [...]

28 05, 2014

Happy Senior Health & Fitness Day!

By | May 28th, 2014|Home Care Blog|0 Comments

Today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day! It's always held the last Wednesday of May as part of Older Americans Month. Thousands of people across the country will participate in local events to promote healthy living and what their communities are doing to contribute. Select Home Care is committed to encouraging a healthy lifestyle [...]