Home Care

Stay on Track with Our Medication Reminder Program

2019-10-01T20:35:52+00:00

Cited in a recent study by the “Journal of American Pharmacists Association”, 26% of hospital re-admissions were attributed to medication issues for high risk patients.   At My Family Home Health Care, we assist patients with care plans and medication administration. To prevent our patients readmission to the hospital we encourage patients to comply with [...]

Stay on Track with Our Medication Reminder Program 2019-10-01T20:35:52+00:00

What is a Pediatric Home Health Nurse? Understanding the Role of In-Home Pediatric Nurses

2019-05-29T19:40:58+00:00

There is some misconception that in-home nurses are typically only needed for older adults, seniors or the elderly with chronic conditions or health complications. While a home health nurse can be a huge support for the elderly--especially in cases of recovery after hospitalization, chronic disease or in-depth symptom management or pain control--they can also be [...]

What is a Pediatric Home Health Nurse? Understanding the Role of In-Home Pediatric Nurses 2019-05-29T19:40:58+00:00

Is Home Health Care Covered by Medicare?

2019-04-22T02:39:31+00:00

No matter how well a senior is doing currently, there will likely be a time when your loved one will need extra help or care at home. Whether it’s after recovering from a fall or learning new ways to go about daily routines and intensive therapies after a stroke, receiving care at home is possible. [...]

Is Home Health Care Covered by Medicare? 2019-04-22T02:39:31+00:00

Senior Care Options: Home Health Nurse or Home Health Aide?

2019-04-15T18:34:57+00:00

You may have a home care routine for your elderly loved one that has served you both for years. You’re able to help when needed or have a neighbor check in every now and then, and it works. But now things have changed. Your loved one recently experienced an illness or is showing more signs [...]

Senior Care Options: Home Health Nurse or Home Health Aide? 2019-04-15T18:34:57+00:00

In-Home Social Workers for Seniors: The Role of Social Workers in Elderly Care

2019-02-22T16:42:18+00:00

As seniors age, there are a variety of issues that may arise, including managing medications, needing in-home assistance or dealing with medical claims. It can be difficult for family members or caregivers to navigate each new challenge. For this reason, a home health social worker who specializes in seniors can be a huge support in [...]

In-Home Social Workers for Seniors: The Role of Social Workers in Elderly Care 2019-02-22T16:42:18+00:00

Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Elderly: How In-Home Care Can Help Seniors Combat the Winter Blues

2018-12-21T19:11:21+00:00

Cold, dark winter months can lead to depressive symptoms in seniors who live at home. Even if your elderly loved one hasn’t been diagnosed with clinical depression, less sunlight and shorter days may lead to seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Symptoms of SAD vary greatly, but if you notice your loved one exhibiting the following behaviors [...]

Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Elderly: How In-Home Care Can Help Seniors Combat the Winter Blues 2018-12-21T19:11:21+00:00

Safety First!

2018-02-28T02:14:35+00:00

Living in a safe environment goes hand in hand with living independently. By considering some basic preventative measures, an older adult can prevent injury and stay in his or her home longer. But sometimes it takes an objective evaluation of your home to get some insight on what you might be missing. At My Family [...]

Safety First! 2018-02-28T02:14:35+00:00

Local Home Health Fraud Investigation

2018-02-11T20:06:04+00:00

WKYC Channel 3 in Cleveland, Ohio recently investigated home health care fraud. The below video shows that instead of advocating for their clients, these caregivers took advantage of the trust given by friends and family of an older client. Please take the advice in WKYC's findings and complete your due diligence. Look for an agency [...]

Local Home Health Fraud Investigation 2018-02-11T20:06:04+00:00

What is Home Care?

2018-02-07T21:15:50+00:00

In our industry, home care is supportive services in a person’s house or apartment. The clients’ needs, and requests determine the services. Consider home care for your loved one if he or she is struggling with basic daily living activities or is at risk of social isolation due to living alone. Services like physical therapy [...]

What is Home Care? 2018-02-07T21:15:50+00:00

Why We Opened a Home Care Agency

2018-01-31T18:33:32+00:00

Our grandmother was diagnosed with dementia. She raised her family in Akron, Ohio and had six children. Once diagnosed, and out of concern for her safety, they placed her in a Catholic run assisted living facility in Fairlawn. Her Catholic faith was very important to her, and her new home had daily Mass. She eventually [...]

Why We Opened a Home Care Agency 2018-01-31T18:33:32+00:00