Home Health Care: Tips for Recovering from Hip Surgery

Hip replacement is one of the most common surgeries performed on seniors, with over 300,000 performed per year. However, if you are experiencing it for the first time, hip replacement can be a scary situation. The best thing you can do to prepare for the procedure is to take steps to have a comfortable and … Continue reading Home Health Care: Tips for Recovering from Hip Surgery

In-Home Healthcare: Elder Care or Hospice Care?

As a parent or loved one ages and begins having health issues, it may be time to consider additional care. If your loved one is dealing with chronic health problems or struggling with daily activities, you may be wondering what sort of solutions would be best. Two important options are elder care and hospice care, … Continue reading In-Home Healthcare: Elder Care or Hospice Care?

Preparing a Loved One for Hospice Care

As a family member or loved one is nearing the end of their life, it may be time to consider care options. Hospice care may be something you’re looking at to give comfort to your loved one through this difficult time. Phoenix Home Care discusses how to prepare a family member or loved one for … Continue reading Preparing a Loved One for Hospice Care

Considering Hospice for late-stage Alzheimer’s

The late stages of Alzheimer’s can be challenging for patients and their loved ones. Oftentimes caregivers face serious health issues that have resulted from the amount of care required to care for a family member with Alzheimer’s. As sleep patterns change, dementia increases and other common behaviors such as wandering and increased paranoia surface, caregivers … Continue reading Considering Hospice for late-stage Alzheimer’s

What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?

A Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM) program, like the one offered at Phoenix Home Care & Hospice, focuses on providing patients with palliative care and relief from symptoms, pain, and stress caused by serious illness, in addition to assisting them with completing advanced directives and discussing extended health care goals. This care can be provided alongside … Continue reading What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?

What is an Advanced Directive? And Why Should I Have One?

It’s no secret, the healthcare field can be tricky to navigate. There are so many different things that encompass the different routes and roads that you have to take to make sure you or your loved one is taken care of. If the healthcare field were a map- one of the main roads would be … Continue reading What is an Advanced Directive? And Why Should I Have One?