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?

Powerchairs vs Scooters  

For anyone considering purchasing a new powerchair or scooter mobility device there is more to know than one might realize.  These devices allow people with physical limitations to go about their daily lives with greater ease and independence. And both can work well in a variety of indoor or outdoor situations and each can be … Continue reading Powerchairs vs Scooters  

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

November is National Caregiver’s Month

     Since at least 2000, presidents have designated November as National Family Caregivers Month to honor the more than 40 million caregivers across the country who support aging parents, ill spouses or other loved ones with disabilities who remain at home.      Adults of all ages are among the ranks of family caregivers, … Continue reading November is National Caregiver’s Month

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)?