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.
November is National Family Caregivers Month and as you navigate the inevitable challenges many individuals are faced with as caregivers to parents, spouses, and other loved ones diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other difficult conditions, it is important to remember to take care of yourself… Read More »Tips for the Family Caregiver to Prioritize Self Care
Practicing healthy nutrition and eating habits should be a priority at any age, but as we get older our body and lifestyle changes significantly. A slowing metabolism, changing calorie requirements, and chronic medical conditions can make meeting nutritional needs a challenge. Finding a good balance… Read More »Tips for Eating Healthy as You Age Including an Ingredient That is Often Missed
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 1 in 4 older American adults aged 65+ falls each year. But falling is not a normal part of the aging process, and steps can be taken to prevent them. Whether or not an injury… Read More »Action Items That Reduce the Risk of Falling
The terms Alzheimer’s and dementia are often used interchangeably, when in fact “dementia” is an umbrella term for symptoms that cause a disruption in brain function, such as memory loss and changes in cognitive abilities. Alzheimer’s disease is just one type of dementia. As the… Read More »Understanding the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Checking her list Turn the computer on, then check in with “the boss,” Deb Allen in Twin Cities Skilled. Another check-in with “the other boss,” Donna Smith in HR. Pull up Outlook and check Tim’s schedule. Check Barb’s schedule. Make sure there’s enough paper, water,… Read More »Spotlight: Cristina Hernandez, TC Skilled
A caregiver is someone who helps another individual with activities of daily living (ALDs). ALDs are considered daily basic self-care tasks, such as getting dressed, grooming, eating, and transferring. Working as a caregiver can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Do… Read More »Do You Want to Make a Difference in a Senior’s Life? Join Our Team!
HealthStar Home Health helps the populations we serve by identifying and focusing on prevalent health conditions such as high rates of heart disease or diabetes in specific communities. Responding to requests from people in diverse communities, HealthStar develops culturally-relevant services while identifying barriers to care,… Read More »Circle of Life Home Care
HealthStar Home Health is a Medicare Certified Home Health Agency offering a wide range of home health care services including home health care, mental health services, homemaking, and skilled nursing. Our goal is to maximize the client’s ability to function in their own home by… Read More »Veterans’ Services
HealthStar Home Health helps the populations we serve by identifying and focusing on prevalent health conditions such as high rates of heart disease or diabetes in specific communities. Responding to requests from people in diverse communities, HealthStar develops culturally-relevant services while identifying barriers to care,… Read More »Sagrado Corazón Salud en el Hogar