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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...

Adjusting to Home Care

Having loved ones that are apprehensive of home care is understandable. In addition to the challenges your loved one’s medical situation presents, now they need to adjust to a new medical routine with a new set of individuals. Getting use to home care requires an adjustment period for everyone involved; patient and family alike. Here...

Why A Private Nurse Makes Sense

When you or a loved one needs prolonged care, there are many options available to you. One of those options is private nursing. Private nursing offers personalized one on one solutions to a variety of medical issues. From specialized pediatric patients to Alzheimer’s and geriatric care; private nursing focuses on patient-centric solutions to long or...

The Role of Caregivers in Philadelphia

Deciding to enlist the services of a home caregiver may be one of the most important choices you make for the care of your loved one. Given the serious conditions this choice is often made under, choosing the proper caregiver is essential to the well-being of your family member and your own peace of mind....

Pediatric Home Care in Philadelphia

When people hear the term “Home Care” there is a natural tendency to picture nurses and aides dutifully assisting the elderly with a variety of at-home activities. While this certainly is the “go to” image of home care, it isn’t always the case. Home care workers have a long track record of providing services to...

Home Care or Nursing Home Care?

When you’re faced with choosing a care solution for your loved one, there are a few options for you to consider. For many in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, the decision often comes down to two choices: home care or nursing home care. Nursing home care in Philadelphia is the traditional care option that many...

Avoiding Senior Citizen Scams

Sadly, when it comes to scam activity perhaps no group is more susceptible than the elderly. Often vulnerable, senior citizens lose approximately $2.9 billion a year to scams and fraudulent activity. Education is the first step towards addressing the problem. Knowing what to look for, and how to react when presented with a suspected scam...

Nursing Homes vs In Home Care in Philadelphia and Southeastern PA

Many seniors want to “age in place,” enjoying their later years in the comfort of their own homes. Most dread the outdated concept of Philadelphia nursing homes. Luckily, today’s senior can enjoy a wide range of choices in what his or her life will look like in the years to come. Both nursing homes and...

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