Home care vs nursing home: The Definitive Guide

home care vs nursing home

It is hard to realize that your elderly parents or relatives are not able to take care of themselves any longer and require regular assistance. At a time like this, you are to decide what would be the best option for your loved ones – “age in place” with home care services support or move from their own home to a nursing facility. And this is not an easy decision to make.

How do you know what’s right for the senior you love so much?

Transportation help for seniors

caregiver helps a senior with transportation

When our parents or other relatives get older, they may need some help with transportation. Of course, you can provide them with your own assistance if you have the time, but what if your loved one needs to go to the doctor or somewhere else and you are just too busy?

Какие развивающие игры для пожилых людей полезны для здоровья?

Люди в возрасте тоже любят повеселиться! Они могут провести целый день за новой игрой или новым занятием. Даже при ограничениях в передвижении, есть много вариантов для интересного отдыха!

What educational games for the elderly are good for health?

People under the age also love to have fun! They can spend the whole day for a new game or a new occupation. Even with the travel restrictions, there are many options for interesting holiday!

Learn more about what kind of training – the most favorite among the elderly, and use them in their work.

Fun activities for seniors 

two seniors having fun activities

Seniors love to have fun, too! Their day can be “made” by introducing a new game or activity. Even if your senior has limited mobility, there are plenty of options out there for a good time!

How Alexa helps to take care of elderly people

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Rebecca, a 78-year-old who doesn’t use a computer and gave up her landline for a cellphone long ago. So when her HHA gave her an Amazon Echo Dot to try, she mostly refused.

But soon she became a real fan. If I fall, I can just push on that button, she said, pointing to the medical alert pendant she wears around her neck. With Alexa they come asap.

100th Birthday of our patient Yevgenya

yevgeniya and all heart homecare team group photo

This Friday, December 7th, 2018 was very special for All Heart Homecare Agency. Our team visited one of our dearest clients, Yevgenya V., to celebrate her 100th Birthday.

Physical activity for the elderly

elderly man doing excercises

Everybody needs a bit of exercise. It has been scientifically proven, over and over, that somewhat strenuous movement can lead to all sorts of different benefits for your overall health. Benefits ranging from improved cardiovascular health to improved hormonal profiles and cholesterol levels, to decreased levels of body fat, and increased muscle mass. But the question that some people have is the following: do all people have the exact same needs regarding exercise?

Diet tips for the elderly

caregiver gives a glass of water to the elderly woman

The diet is a really important part of every person’s life. For a long time in human history, humans were practically forced to eat only healthy foods – it’s all that they had. But nowadays we have certain man-made “foods” that are really tasty to eat, but they are not as necessarily as healthy.