I am pleased to announce Expert Home Care is expanding home health care services in Morristown, Morris County, NJ. We have a strong presence in the area but demand for home care is increasing. Therefore, our agency is expanding in response to the market needs.
New Jersey Home Health Care News
It’s become rather obvious that mom (or dad) could benefit from having a NJ home health care aide. Yet, anything that upsets the so-called apple cart is not easy to do – as many elderly seniors will fight against bringing a stranger into their homes and many adult children, as a result, will hesitate to press the issue.
New Jersey Home Care Stories
THE ELDERLY DEPEND ON HOME CARE TO KEEP THEM OUT OF THE HOSPITAL
Home care plays a big role in keeping New Jersey seniors out of the hospital. Take the care of Ann, an 89-year-old woman who had been in and out of the hospital with congestive heart failure (CHF). While CHF is life threatening, the condition can be kept under control through lifestyle changes and medication.
New Jersey Home Health Care Stories
Sally lives three states and about six hours away from her elderly parents, who remain in the New Jersey home she and her brother grew up in. This is much closer than her brother, who lives with his family halfway across the country. As long distance caregivers traveling to New Jersey, they recently found themselves in a predicament when their 80-something parents suffered health scares at about the same time. Their mother was in the hospital recovering from a mild heart attack, when her father fell at home and broke his shoulder.
Once the commotion over the situation subsided, while both parents were still in rehab, Sally had some decisions to make. She flew home for a week to see her parents and sort out her options which, as she saw, included the following:
Home Care Bill of Rights & Responsibilities
As a consumer of our NJ home care services, you have the right to:
1) Receive considerate and respectful care in your home at all times; have your property treated with respect; and receive service free of discrimination.
2) Participate in the development of your plan of care, including an explanation of any services proposed and of alternative services that may be available in the community when appropriate, and receive a copy of your Plan of Care.
One constant about home care is that it’s usually not something New Jersey families prepare for. All too often, the crisis is already waiting at the door. And while there may have long been an understanding that an elderly loved one may eventually require home care, it’s always been viewed as something that could be dealt with in the future.
New Jersey Home Care News
Joan and her mother always had a difficult relationship, dating back to when she was a teenager. Yet, following the death of her father, Joan felt she had no choice but to invite her mother to live with her and her family. After all, her mother lived nearly 90 minutes away, and Joan’s busy life — a 50-hour work week and a family that included two young children — made checking up regularly on the welfare of her mother impossible.
New Jersey Home Health Care News Walking is an excellent and easy way to exercise, particularly for aging senior loved ones. Walking offers: Improvement of cardiovascular function and possibly a reduction in the chances of having a heart attack Potential…
Watch Frank Esposito explain how to select a home care agency.