Personal Care Aides vs. Home Health Aides

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When it comes to finding care for your loved one, you may feel overwhelmed. There are certain levels of care that can be chosen depending on the needs of your loved one. With so many different types of professionals in the medical field, it’s often hard to determine what services are necessary and appropriate. Two… Read more »

Keeping the Elderly Active While at Home

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Tips from Our Senior Home Care Experts As people age, it’s natural to spend more time at home alone. Unfortunately, this is not the best thing for the physical and mental health of most senior citizens. It can be easy for them to grow lackadaisical and start to let their mind and body deteriorate. For… Read more »

The Rewards of Caregiving

Taking care of an aging loved one who is losing their mental faculties or physical independence is a challenging job. It requires a lot of your time, energy, and compassion and may often feel unrewarding. This can be especially true if the person you’re caring for isn’t receptive to the situation. Since it can be… Read more »

A Survival Guide to Spring Allergy Season

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Allergy season is coming and allergy sufferers will be experiencing itchy eyes and stuffy noses. Here is a Spring allergy guide, with strategies to help you get through it. If you have allergy signs, like sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes, go to your doctor. Your doctor may order medications to help you feel better…. Read more »

Winter Safety Tips

During the winter months, ice, snow, and cold temperatures can make life challenging for everyone. Slippery sidewalks and cold weather can cause a wide range of injuries and illnesses, especially for seniors. Below is some helpful advice for preventing common winter dangers that the elderly population faces. Avoid Slipping on Ice Falls are a common… Read more »

Thanksgiving – Turkey Basics

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Turkey Basics: Safely Thaw, Prepare, Stuff, and Cook When preparing a turkey, be aware of the four main safety issues: thawing, preparing, stuffing, and cooking to the adequate temperature. Safe Thawing Refrigerator Thawing Times A thawed turkey can remain in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 days before cooking. 4 to 12 pounds — 1… Read more »

Seasonal Affective Disorder

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you’re like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making… Read more »

Help Your Children Get Healthy Habits

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HELPING CHILDREN HAVE HEALTHY HABITS Encourage them to think about making good choices, for food they eat and exercises. Be a good role model: none of us are prefect, and we don’t have to be prefect all the time, but if our children see us trying to eat right and getting good physical activity-you’ll send… Read more »

Healthy Living: 10 Health Tips for Senior’s

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Written By Nicole Babington Healthy Living: 10 Health Tips for Senior’s Just because you’re getting older, doesn’t mean you can’t still look and feel great! In fact, these days there are so many things you can do to keep yourself healthy, even into your later years. This day in age there are more people living… Read more »

Levels of Care

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Levels of Care There are numerous levels of care and services that are available. Hospitals, Long Term Acute Care Facilities A hospital is an institution for the treatment, care, and cure of the sick and wounded, for the study of disease, and is usually for a very short length of stay 3-5 days. Long term… Read more »

A & T Healthcare offers services for patients of all ages—from newborns to the elderly. Our pediatric & senior home care services are welcome alternatives to long hospital confinements or nursing homes. When an individual receives health care from A & T in the home setting, they gain a sense of privacy, independence, and control over their lives, while also being met with a high standard of treatment.

Being at home surrounded by familiar people and objects is often the most conducive place to recover. Home health care helps to relieve some of the concerns that can overwhelm a patient and family when they opt to receive treatment outside of the home.

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