Philly Walk to End Alzheimers

Personal Health Care participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s this past Sunday November 9th at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. This was our 3rd year participating and supporting Alzheimer’s but, our first time joining the walk in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia...

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

Losing someone you love can be a very painful and devastating experience. Grief is a natural response to loss and understanding the grieving process can help to ease some of this pain. In 1969, Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross introduced the “five stages of grief,” as seen...

Ways to Identify and Relieve Caregiver Stress

Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but it can also be very stressful. Most people who are primary caregivers for a friend or family member do not even recognize the stress that comes along with this major responsibility. Caregiver stress is the emotional...

Extended Family

As a home care nurse it goes without saying that one of the “perks” of the job is that you can devote all your time and energy to that one patient; ensuring individualized attention and care. As a result of this, it’s easy to see how quickly you become attached to...