companion care

Angel’s Response to COVID-19: Caring For New York’s Most Vulnerable

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At Angels on Call Homecare, our top priority is, and always has been, the health and safety of our patients. As a local Homecare agency serving Putnam County and the surrounding area, our care providers specialize in the medical and non-medical care of the sick, disabled, and elderly of our community. Our caregivers and companions… read more

5 Barriers to Communicating With the Elderly

When it comes to communicating with the elderly, many people find themselves avoiding it, unless they have to. Caretakers and family members tend to dismiss the elderly as less significant in the conversation as they age and strangers rarely engage with the elderly at all. Think about the last encounter you had with a senior,… read more

5 Tips For Communicating With The Elderly

Some people find communicating with the elderly to be endearing, while others find it frustrating. But, one thing that the majority of people have in common is the belief that communication with the senior population is any different than communicating with peers or children. In today’s post, we are going to review some helpful tips… read more

Interpreting Medical Terminology — Your Complete Home Healthcare Guide

  Is it all Greek to you? Have you found yourself navigating the healthcare world for yourself or a loved one and it seems like the information was written in another language? For the most part, patient information is written in layman’s terms at an eighth-grade comprehension level, however, when the ideas are foreign concepts,… read more

Keeping Your Loved One Engaged When They Are Homebound

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

What to Expect From Your In-Home Companion

For most people, the idea of leaving their home when they are no longer able to completely care for themselves is a terrifying prospect. Not only does it feel like defeat or as though life is suddenly coming to an end. While this is not usually the case, moving out of your home to be… read more