Quick. Think of 3 home health care services. We’re willing to bet the first 3 that came to mind was Personal Care Assistance (PCA), Homemaking (HMK), and Home Health Aide (HHA). We’re not saying there’s anything wrong with thinking of those 3. Between those 3… Read More »The 1 HCBS Service You’re Missing Out On.
You may be familiar already with HealthStar’s 24ECC program. Each month, HealthStar’s offices get together and take a deeper look at one of HealthStar’s Expressions of Company Culture. We also do an activity each month – sometimes independent, and sometimes a group activity. We like… Read More »Thanks, From the Heart!
Personal care services provide assistance and support for people with disabilities, living independently in communities such as Duluth, Minnesota and the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. This includes the elderly as well as others with special health care needs.
Many people experiencing symptoms of Alzheimer’s are still able to live in the comfort of their own home. However, as the person’s symptoms progress, it is necessary to make some safety updates and changes to the home. This ensures the safety of the person and… Read More »Home Safety and Alzheimer’s
As anyone who cares for a person with dementia knows, trying to do it without help can be overwhelming. That’s why HealthStar Home Health offers dementia care across Minnesota, including Duluth, Bemidji and Minneapolis. Our care allows patients to get all of the help they… Read More »Caring For A Loved One With Dementia: It’s Okay To Ask For Help!
Whether you have cared for someone with Alzheimer’s in their Minnesota home for many years or have just learned that a loved one has been diagnosed with the disease, managing their behavior and personality changes can be very challenging. You may have already figured out that, as… Read More »Managing Alzheimer’s Behaviors
For some, the holiday season is “the most wonderful time of the year” but for those with mental health issues, seniors and caregivers, it’s also a time that manifests hopelessness and loss. People often get caught up in the commotion the holidays bring with all the… Read More »Managing Holiday Stress
MPR asked the question: who is making your community better? This year at the State Fair, we provided 2,200 free memory screenings this year at the Minnesota State Fair. People have mixed feelings about taking a memory screen. Fifty percent of the public told us they… Read More »MPR Asked, HealthStar Answered.
People have mixed feelings about taking a memory screen. Fifty percent of the public told us they didn’t want to know even if they do have memory loss related to dementia and the other half that have been affected in some way by Alzheimer’s or… Read More »Memory Screenings – Proof the Public Wants to Know!