in-home care

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

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

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