Home Care Explained


If you don’t need home care, you’ve probably never heard of it.  People most often ask about home care once a parent experiences physical or mental declines, such as from a fall or dementia.  This is new territory for everyone whose capable and independent parent suddenly needs help with everyday things, like dressing or getting to a doctor’s appointment. It’s important to know what it is and isn’t, how people use it, how much it costs and how you pay for it. A Definition Home care is help with the basic personal tasks of everyday life, known as Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), such as: Bathing Dressing Using the toilet Transferring (to or from bed or chair) Continence (care for incontinence) Eating

Much more info at – Source: Home Care Explained

Lee Nyberg is a Partner in Home Care Assistance of Nebraska, a long-term care company. She educates caregivers on disease specific care and whole-person wellness, co-leads a Parkinson’s support group, and is part of the Alzheimer’s Association Advocate Team which works with U.S. Congressional Members to secure research funds to end Alzheimer’s Disease.

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