Home Care Services for Macomb County, MI and Surrounding Areas

Is home care right for my loved one or me? It’s natural to want to stay at home as you grow older—most seniors hope to be able to. However, taking a step back to look at the big picture can help you decide whether staying at home for the long…

Accompanying a Loved One to the Doctor’s Office

On October 9, 2013, Posted by , In Home Care, By , , With No Comments

  You may want to accompany your care recipient to doctor’s appointments. This way, you and your care recipient can work together as members of the health care team and ensure that you both understand the recommended medical course of action. This is an especially important role if your care…

Home Care Services in Macomb County, MI

Diabetic Retinopathy Overview Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes mellitus in which long-term exposure to high glucose levels in the blood has damaged retinal blood vessels. This results in new growth of abnormal blood vessels, fluid buildup in the macula (i.e., macular edema), inadequate blood supply to the retina,…

Home Care Services in Macomb County, MI

Problems With the Activities of Daily Living Many older people experience problems in daily living because of chronic illnesses or health-related disabilities. Those difficulties restrict their ability to perform self-care. This inability for self-care is a common reason why older people seek help from outsiders, move to assisted living communities,…

Home Care and Caregiving Services in Macomb County, MI

Home Care: When Extra Help Is Needed Home Care encompasses a broad array of health and social services that are delivered directly to a patient at his or her home. Services are available for people in need of assistance with the essential activities of daily living (ADLs) such as eating,…

Options For Older Adult Care Seriously Limited

There are 50 million family members providing care to older adults in the United States, according to the MetLife Foundation and national caregiving associations. When older adults are hospitalized and discharged, their families face numerous choices about where they will go and how they will receive care. A University of…