Empowering Elderly Independence: The Importance of Home Care Services

As individuals age, their needs and preferences for care often change. Many seniors prefer to age gracefully in the comfort of their own homes, surrounded by familiar surroundings and cherished memories. Home care services play a vital role in supporting the elderly to maintain their independence while ensuring their safety, well-being, and quality of life. […]

The 5 Truths You Need To Know About Home Health Care

Most seniors would readily choose to remain in their homes as their preferred option, when needing health care which can’t be provided to them by themselves or family members. This could be after surgery which requires rehabilitation, or there could be some other situation which requires occasional or full-time supervision. If you’re considering home health […]

10 Books Caregivers Need To Read

A survey conducted by the National Alliance for Caregiving, in tandem with AARP, discovered that there are nearly 70 million caregivers in the US who are obliged to provide some kind of care for least one individual who is disabled, ill, or elderly. Of course, not all of these are professional caregivers like those at […]

Practical Tips For Finding The Right Doctor For Your Aging Parent

Most people who are young and healthy don’t think it’s much of an issue to find a new doctor when that becomes necessary. However, if you have an aging parent who has been under the care of a particular doctor for years and possibly even decades, it can be a very difficult thing to accomplish. […]

Dealing with Dementia: Do’s and Don’ts

Dementia is a condition which affects a person’s ability to remember things, to communicate effectively, and even to think normally, and as you might expect, that can have an enormous impact on daily life. One of the most common causes of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, which afflicts seniors in greater numbers than any other demographic. […]

10 Tips to Help Seniors Beat the Summer Heat

With the intense heat of the Phoenix, Arizona summer right around the corner, many area seniors will be more at risk for heat stroke and heat exposure, as rising temperatures begin to pose a potential health risk. When temperatures begin soaring past 110 degrees Fahrenheit, seniors’ bodies simply don’t adjust very well to the higher […]

Use This Handy Checklist to Find the Right Caregiver for your Loved One

Most people are aware that the overall population of the U.S. is aging, and that more and more elderly people require partial or full-time care, just to carry out the basic daily necessities of living. The professionals at MD Home Health, as well as Arizona health care workers throughout the state, urge you to take […]

The Best Spring-time Activities in the Phoenix Area

As much as you’ve been looking forward to springtime, there might be an elderly loved one in the family who is even more anxious for the arrival of the season. Of course, Phoenix-area residents aren’t usually obliged to hibernate through winter as people in the Northeast might, but the refreshing cooler atmosphere of spring is […]

Cold and Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

There’s no doubt about it – we’re right in the middle of the cold and flu season, and we still have weeks to go before the season fades away into springtime. Arizona health care professionals tell us that seniors and their caregivers are the most likely groups to be affected by the flu which is […]

Taking Care When a Caregiver Isn’t There

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How Much Help Do Seniors Need to Live Independently? Determining the Right Amount of Support When it comes to the issue of elder care and taking care of our senior parents, we are unfortunately torn between two somewhat extreme decisions—1) they are fine living independently or 2) they require 24/7 support and care. What more […]