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
Home Health Care Putnam County
Angels on Call Homecare is a full-service home health care agency that services Putnam and the surrounding counties in New York. Whether you need short-term in-home rehab services, full non-acute medical care, or end of life care in your home, Angels on Call Homecare has the perfect person to watch over you or your loved one.
Tune into our home health care blog to learn everything you need to know about in-home medical or companion care, what services you can receive at home, and how to navigate the home health, medical, and insurance industries. For more information or to schedule your evaluation, contact our knowledgeable staff today!
While some people enjoy some time at home, just hanging out with their loved ones, it never seems so unappealing as when your loved one is unable to leave the house! When illness or injury leaves your loved one homebound, don’t leave them to sit in front of the television or sit in awkward silence.… read more
With some medical conditions, the speech therapist or medical provider may prescribe a modified textured diet when someone has difficulty swallowing food. This may result from an injury, worsening illness, or a stroke. Many times when patients are required to modify the texture of the diet it is to make the foods easier to swallow… read more
Welcome back! In part one, we offered some insight and clarification about hospice services and end of life care. We received such positive feedback and welcomed inquiries that we felt it warranted a second article to continue clarifying what hospice care is and educate the public about the benefits that hospice care can offer terminally… read more
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
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