in-home care

How to Prevent In-Home Falls, Part 2

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Fall statistics for the aging population are not pleasant to read. One-fourth of seniors who fracture a hip when they fall will die within six months of that injury. Two-thirds of seniors who fall will do so again within six months. And, many seniors who fall may lose the ability to stay home, which can… read more

How to Prevent In-Home Falls, Part 1

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Falling is one of the most dangerous hazards as we age. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9,500 deaths are caused every year by falls in older Americans. Falls can cause not only severe injuries, but also can cost you a lot of money in medical care and rehabilitative needs. Angels… read more

5 Things That Contribute to In-Home Falls

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Most of us know that falling is a common problem as we age and can lead to many injuries and hospitalizations. In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Americans over the age of 65 fall every year; falls are the leading cause of fatalities and the most… read more

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