Quality Home Health Care Services Provider in Birmingham

Home Health Care Services
With over 1 million people in Birmingham, our city is one of the most populous cities in the state of Alabama. Like in many other parts of the world, home health care services are in great need by the people of Birmingham. To get home health care in the city, you can trust Home Care Associates. You will get a broad range of home health care services from us. The service is less expensive but often more effective than many other options, like assisted living and nursing home care. Home health services include checking diets, BP, heartbeat, temperature, wound care, monito...

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What is the Difference Between Home Care, Home Health and Hospice?

We at Home Care Associates in Birmingham and Mobile, AL often receive calls asking for home health or hospice services. We take the time necessary to find the appropriate care that the elderly person needs, but this guide and info graphic should help explain the difference between the different services available to seniors who are in-home. Home Health is a service considered to be “medical”. The services typically offered include, but are not limited to: therapy (both physical, occupational and speech therapies), skilled nursing services (including IV therapy, ...

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Long Distance Care Giving: What You Can Do From Afar

If you live an hour or so away from your parents or another loved one who needs to be looked after you may find yourself wondering what you can do from afar. You can start by putting things into perspective and setting up an arrangement for in home care senior care and home health care in Birmingham AL. Following are some helpful tips for long distance care: Form a Network of Support Start by arranging emergency numbers and getting your friends, family and neighbours in the loop about caring for your parents. Let them know to keep an eye out and inform you if something ...

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Challenges Faced When Caring For Your Aged Parents

The aging population of the US is predicted to reach 23% by 2034 compared with 18% aged under 16. There is an increasing need for formal and informal home health care and while it is a task that you must do for your parents, it becomes increasingly demanding and emotionally straining with other life responsibilities such as raising kids and handling your job. You may want to start considering hiring senior care at home in Birmingham AL in order to ease some burden on yourself. These senior home care providers provide assistance in all areas of elder life such as home-hel...

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We’re BBB Accredited

Home Care Associates is very proud to announce its accreditation with the Better Business Bureau of Alabama.  The company prides itself on impeccable customer service and quality home health care for seniors.  Clients may review the BBB listing at http://www.bbb.org/csal/business-reviews/senior-home-care/home-care-associates-in-birmingham-al-90118358   Call us @ (205) 206-9594 for care for a loved one.  Our specialty is providing quality care in a dignified fashion.

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Ten Things to Ask Before Hiring a Home Care Agency

Today's seniors have more options available to them then ever before. One option more and more seniors are turning to when their physical capabilities diminish or while they recover from a short-term disability is to be treated in the comfort of their own homes by a personal nurse's aide or companion. Home care is considered by many to be one of the most desirable options because it allows seniors to maintain their independence while remaining in the one place where they feel most comfortable. However, as in choosing any type of long-term care, there are many pitfalls ...

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Coping With an Alzheimer Parent: Why Elderly Home Care Might Be the Best Solution

When your parent is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or any other form of degenerative disease, it becomes challenging for the whole family to provide care and support. For starters, you will have to educate yourself about the disease as much as you can and learn how to deal with someone with Alzheimer’s. Hiring a senior home care agency in Birmingham AL to assist your parent who has Alzheimer is a good option. Not only are their home service employees trained but also provide professional services. Some reasons to consider a senior home care agency are: 24/7 Assistance ...

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Tough Decisions: Talking To Your Elder Parents about Senior Home Care

It is in your mental note list to talk to your parents about senior assistance services in Birmingham AL this time, but something holds you back. It is a sensitive topic but one that should be addressed as soon as possible. It is a difficult talk because in this age, seniors are emotional and talking about these issues may cause insecurity. However, it is also important to touch upon these issues in order to be able to provide the best care and support for them. With that being said, here are a few tips about talking to your parents about their safety and health issues, ...

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Traits that Every Great Caregiver Should Possess

Your caregiver is the person who will spend a lot of time with your loved one. They are to be completely dependent on this person for their basic tasks such as eating, dressing, bathing, etc. Are you ready to place them into the care of a complete stranger? The answer of course would be a “No”. So what are the characteristics that you should look for when you interview the caregiver? Here are some traits the best caregivers possess: 1.    Should Be Attentive Some elders require some medical attention regularly, and while the doctor may not be available at all ...

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Hiring a Caregiver for your Loved One? Tips to finding the Right One

Is hiring a caregiver the right choice? This is a question that some of us may have to answer at some point. It is no doubt a tough decision to make. What we fail to comprehend is that, once we realize our elderly member needs help, it is not the decision of ‘whether placing them in the hands of a caregiver service is the right choice’; it is rather ‘which caregiver service is the right one?’ When on the lookout for a home care services for your elderly, you want a professional and certified team of caregivers. Here are some tips on finding just that! Check the ...

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