We have a variety of compassionate and experienced nurses and caregivers that are dedicated to helping you or your loved one thrive at home. Our team includes; Care Managers, Registered Nurses (RN)Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Caregivers, Homemakers, (Companion Care and Personal Care), Certified Nurse assistants (CNA), Certified Medication Technicians (CMT), and Home Health Aides (HHA). We offer visiting nurses and private duty nursing for patients who require skilled nursing care or prefer personalized care from their very own private nurse. It can be challenging to manage illness, injury, or chronic disease at home. The personal attention of a home health nurse can make a big difference.
Care at Home offers both short and long visits, frequent or infrequent visits, and short-term or long-term care. Our areas of focus include; Skilled Nursing Care (as directed by your physician), Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care at Home, ALS and Parkinson’s Home Care, 24-hour and Live-in Home Care, and Veteran’s Care. We offer Care Management services and will assist in Senior Moving or Downsizing. You’ll love our flexibility and affordability. Choosing the right home care agency is key to optimum health outcomes. With Care at Home, what matters the most is your well-being and achieving your optimal health.
Do you or a loved one have ALS or Parkinson’s disease and need some extra help taking care of your daily needs? ALS and Parkinson’s care at home can be an excellent solution to help you stay in your home despite having mobility issues.
What is Parkinson’s and ALS care at home? How long can a person with mobility issues live at home? How can I find the right home care company for myself or my loved one?
We have the answers you need to help you or your loved age in place despite any mobility issues you may have.
There are many things you or a caregiver can do to help a loved one with mobility problems, from modifying the home to assisting with safe transfers between a bed, wheelchair, and toilet or commode to helping them get the exercise that is appropriate for their condition. Some specific ways to help someone with mobility problems include:
Although emotional care is the last item on the list, it’s far from the least important, especially since people with mobility issues may be less likely to go out and socialize, resulting in feelings of loneliness and social isolation. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says :
ALS and Parkinson’s care at home involves assisting people with personal care activities that have become too difficult to do independently as a result of mobility issues caused by their disease.
Examples of Parkinson’s and ALS care at home include:
Beyond those who have ALS or Parkinson’s disease, others who may benefit from neurological care at home include people with:
ALS is short for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and it is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord . Over time, a person’s brain loses connection with their muscles. As the disease advances and voluntary muscle action is progressively affected, people may lose the ability to move, eat, speak, and breathe.
While research into what causes ALS is continuing, there is not yet a treatment or cure to stop the progression of ALS.
Symptoms of Parkinson’s may include:
Your loved one may resist in-home care, so it’s important for you to know what to look for and when to seek out Parkinson’s or ALS care at home. Here are some signs that your loved one may benefit from mobility care at home:
A person with ALS, Parkinson’s, or another degenerative mobility disease may be able to live at home for the rest of their lives with the right kind and amount of assistance.
Finding a home care agency for ALS and Parkinson’s care at home may seem like a daunting task, but we’ve provided you with some questions to ask as you interview potential home care agencies :