Home Healthcare Blog

Common Home Medication Errors and How You Can Avoid Them

When you visit your medical provider and are given a prescription, you provider should review exactly what the medication is, why it is being prescribed to you, exactly how and when you should take it, and potential side effect, among other need-to-know items. More often than not, patients leave their doctor’s office feeling a little… read more

Understanding Respite Care

  Respite care is a unique, very important, kind of care that is offered to unpaid caretakers for emergency or planned breaks. It is estimated that 75 percent of care that is provided to the elderly or disabled is provided by their family members. Approximately 44 million American caregivers provide more than 37 billion hours… read more

Transportation With a Purpose: Why Driving the Home Bound Patient Matters

There are few jobs that are as understated, undervalued, and overly appreciated as a driver for the homebound. You have probably not given this job much thought yourself and may have even scoffed at the idea. Call it an elderly uber or a taxi for the handicap, whatever you call it, it is important. For… read more