Home Healthcare Blog

6 Things You Should Know About Hospice Care

Hospice care is end of life care, designed to help patients and their families make the transition to death. Hospice care is intended to help terminally ill patients feel more comfortable and to tend to their emotional and spiritual needs. It is a support system that focuses on the quality of life rather than the… read more

Caring For Your Aging Loved One: Options For Caregivers

If you are like the one in six Americans that have an aging loved one that you are the primary caregiver for, no matter how much you love them, it can be overwhelming at times. Whether they live in your home or you take care of them in their home, when you become a caregiver… read more

How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Home Healthcare

It should come as no surprise that most of the population prefers to live at home as long as possible. However, it has been estimated that nearly 70 percent of those who live beyond 65 years will eventually need long-term care. Typically, this means home health care or a move to an assisted living facility… read more

Preventing Caregiver Fatigue With Angels on Call Homecare

Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout, is a serious concern for those who care for sick or aging loved ones. The stress of caring for another person can lead to physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion. This is a concern for the mental health of the caregiver as well as the safety and wellbeing of… read more

The Role of the LPN in Home Health

The licensed practical nurse (LPN) is an important part of the interdisciplinary team in the home healthcare setting. The LPN serves in a direct patient care role, interacting with and caring for the patient directly. If you are an LPN searching for a meaningful career, in-home care may be the right calling for you. If… read more

Signs Your Family Member Needs In Home Care

Someone to Watch Over Your Loved One As family members age, it is often a period of great transition. As health declines and cognitive impairment becomes more readily apparent, many elderly people are not willing to sacrifice their independence — nor should they have to! At Angels on Call Home Care, we believe that, for… read more