Becoming a Home Health Aide (HHA) in Missouri

Home health aides (HHAs) provide a service of utmost importance to people of old age and people with illness or disability. In general, HHAs allow beneficiaries to live independently and comfortably. The services that HHAs render to beneficiaries include the following: Coordination with physicians Regulation of medicine intake Meal planning Personal care Exercises and activities … Continue reading

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Who Can Avail of In-Home Care Services?

In-home care services are typically employed for individuals aged 65 and above. These services, however, may be availed for a variety of beneficiaries, the reasons for which include the following: Chronic illness Recovery from illness or accident Post-surgery Disability The common thing about these beneficiaries is the need for assistance with activities of daily living … Continue reading

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Navigating Non-Medical Service Options

Non-medical home care services provide assistance to the elderly and to individuals with injuries or disabilities. As a general overview, non-medical in-home care aids beneficiaries in terms of activities of daily living or ADLs which include housekeeping, trasportation, and companionship. Non-Medical Home Care in Missouri may either be acquired through existing Medicaid programs or through … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Homemaking Services

As early as the 1920s, homemaking services started gaining traction in the United States alone. However, services of a similar non-medical nature have been recorded as far back as 1903. Since then, homemaking services have played a deeply meaningful role in the lives of countless beneficiaries. Homemaking services are catered to individuals in old age, … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Mind Young

The World Alzheimer Report in 2018 stated that there are about 50 million people worldwide living with dementia and this number is expected to continue rising in the coming years. Dementia is one of the most common illnesses that affect our seniors’ brain health. It is a serious cognitive illness that can even manifest in … Continue reading

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Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

Stress is present in our daily lives. While most of the time we seem to be able to cope with it, there are also times when we are overwhelmed by it. Not being able to have a healthy coping mechanism is what pushes some people to engage in unhealthy habits such as smoking or drug … Continue reading

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