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What is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Many people (incorrectly) believe dementia and Alzheimer’s disease describe the same condition. In fact, you may even hear these terms used interchangeably. While there are important similarities, dementia and Alzheimer’s are different. If your elderly family member or aging loved one is currently suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s, or any other similar condition, it is crucial...

Announcing Personal Health Care’s Home Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ®

Person Health Care is pleased to announce we have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations like Personal Health Care measure, assess and improve performance. The Commission’s Gold...

Holiday Pediatric Home Care

The holidays can be a stressful time under the most ideal circumstances. However, if you are charged with caring for a child with special needs, the pressure can mount. With holiday shopping, travel, and other events to plan; it can seem overwhelming. Consider the following if you are struggling to keep up this holiday season....

Home Care For Alzheimer’s

“I believe there is a solution.” That was what Bill Gates said in a recent interview with CNN. He was talking about Alzheimer’s, and what’s more; he put money on it. The software magnate made headlines recently when he announced a $50 million personal investment he is making to The Dementia Discovery Fund. The fund...

Senior Care During The Holidays

The holiday season is filled with laughter, joy, family, and hopefully fun. It can also be a time of stress, packed schedules, last-minute shopping, cooking, hectic travel plans, and more. For seniors, the holidays can also be a source of happiness as well as depression. Holidays may conjure a wealth of emotions for anyone. For...

Consider a Nursing Career In Home Care

A career in nursing is incredibly rewarding on many fronts. However, many nurses are employed in hospital or private doctor’s offices. While these are fine avenues, there are other opportunities that are available to both Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN). For nurses looking to escape the long hours of hospital work or...

Long Distance Caregiving

Caring for a loved one can be a full-time job under the most ideal of circumstances. But what happens when the afflicted family member isn’t close by? Years ago, it was common for family members not to stray too far from where they were born and raised. In today’s world, new job opportunities and the...

Dementia Care in Philadelphia

Dealing with a loved one afflicted with dementia is an emotional ordeal. At Personal Health Care, we have experience in caring for patients with dementia, including its most common form; Alzheimer’s. We approach each case with individual care and attention to the specific needs of not only our patient, but their family as well. Dementia...

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