Posts made in May, 2015

What Services Do Home Health Care Aides Provide?

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Blog, Health & Medical

When you have an elderly family member that is unable to fully care for herself at home, it can be a very stressful situation. It is not always possible to provide the care your loved one needs if you are also trying to work at your job. Fortunately, there are home health care aides that can help provide the care your family member needs when you are not available. Home health care aides can provide part time or full time care whenever it is needed. These are some of the services home health care aides can give assistance with. Personal Care  If your loved one needs assistance with bathing, getting dressed or performing other personal hygiene, this is a service that is offered by home health aides. They can also help with shampooing and styling the hair. If the patient needs assistance with toileting, this is also a service the home health aides can perform. Housekeeping & Meals  Some patients may be able to manage their own personal care, but preparing meals and housekeeping may be difficult. A home health care can assist with planning, preparing and serving meals to the patient. Housekeeping chores such as laundry, vacuuming, making beds, mopping and dusting are all services the home health...

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3 Illnesses That Can Be Affected By Food

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Blog, Health & Medical

Dealing with food allergies is a very common problem for many people. In fact, about 15 million people in the United States have some sort of food allergy. But what many people don’t understand is that even if you don’t have a food allergy you might still have adverse reactions to foods. There are certain demographics of people who should avoid certain foods to help keep themselves healthy. Here are some things that you need to know about certain food groups affecting people with existing health problems. 1. Shallow Tubes and Frequent Ear Infections If you or your child have constant ear infections, you might be tempted to go to a ear nose and throat doctor (ENT) to have tubes put in or get your tonsils out. This is a great way to care for the problem, but you can also help to manage it with your diet. Many ENTs recommend going off dairy if you have a problem with your throat, ears, and nose. For some reason the protein in dairy can negatively affect children’s ear canals, which is why doctors have now conceded that dairy is link to ear infection. Thus, if you or your child is having frequently problems with their sinuses, you should consider going...

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