Blog Posts in 2016

  • Holistic Care Management Allen TX

    Why it’s needed: For instance, imagine this scenario: Mom is admitted to a hospital for a number of reasons. She does well, but the hospital stay taxes her physically and she needs some sort of physical therapy. She might be discharged back home with home health to provide nursing and physical therapy sessions. Or, she might be discharged to a skilled nursing facility for physical therapy. She ...
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  • Caring for Elders After a Heart Attack

    Heart attacks are serious occurrences, which puts the body through extensive trauma. Suffering from such a condition can change an individual’s life. However, for seniors, heart attacks are significantly more dangerous. The heart shuts down because it does not receive oxygenated blood caused by clots in the vessels. This causes adverse effects to the rest of the body. In many cases, heart attacks ...
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  • Can I Use Insurance to Pay for In-Home Senior Care?

    If you wonder whether insurance will cover in-home care services for your loved ones, the answer is yes, at least to a certain degree. The amount and conditions vary depending on the insurance and what type of care your loved one specifically needs. It is important to know the financing options available for you and your loved one. At HomeWell Senior Care, we accept long-term insurance and private ...
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  • 4 Emotional Benefits of Companion Care

    Watching our loved ones age is one of the most difficult things to do. It is hard to reconcile the view of our parents and grandparents as they once were, young and vital, and what age does to them, making them fragile. As they grow older, they will need more specialized care and attention, especially if they have certain medical conditions. And the sad reality of aging is that friends and close ...
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  • What is the Difference Between Companion and Medical Care?

    When it comes to the care for your elderly loved ones, it is important to know the difference between the services offered. Medical caregivers and companion caregivers do not fulfill the same duties. Medical caregivers usually consist of certified nursing assistants and other certified medical personnel. Companion caretakers do not need the same education and do not offer the same services. To ...
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  • How to Know When It’s Time for Senior Care

    One of the most difficult things to do is acknowledge that your elderly loved one may need more help than you can give them. As they age, they require more attention and care, which can be hard to provide when you have a list of other responsibilities you need to handle. You may have thought about assisted living, but do you know when it might be time to acquire additional help? At HomeWell, we ...
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  • Experience the HomeWell Difference

    When a person ages, it can be harder for them to carry on with daily chores and activities. They may not be able to keep up as they once were able. It is particularly hard to see parents and grandparents get older. While you may want to help them with everything, it can be difficult when you have your own duties and responsibilities. That is why senior care services work well. However, how do you ...
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  • Resolve to Take Care of Yourself and Others This New Year

    The New Year is a time to pause and reflect on the past year. It gives you time to see how far you have come and how much more you have to go. It can be exciting, fun, and daunting, all at the same time. However, things might change a little when you have elderly parents or loved ones to care for. In those moments, you cannot focus solely on yourself. It can take a toll on you. This new year, make ...
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