A stroke is a sudden interruption of the blood supply in the brain. A stroke can either be caused by a blockage in the blood vessels in the brain — ischemic — or can be caused by the blood vessels in the brain, bleeding into the brain — hemorrhagic. Strokes cause damage to the part… 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.
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It should come as no surprise that the majority of Americans have no desire to ever live in a retirement community, assisted living facility, or nursing home. However, it is also true that in their middle-ages, most Americans can not fathom experiencing physical or mental decline that would require them to need around-the-clock care. These… read more
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
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
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