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Monthly Archives - April 2019

Activities of Daily Living We Can Help You Manage

Home health aides from Med1Care’s in-home healthcare agency work with a plurality of individuals, including people recovering from a surgery or illness as well as people who’ve been diagnosed with a chronic health condition. Our services range from providing specialized nursing care to helping with simple everyday activities. While registered nurses help with the medical needs of recovering patients—assessing blood pressure, medication education, diabetes education, IV therapy, etc.—home health aides offer non-medical assistance to help people go on with [...]

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3 Tips Caregivers Can Use to Avoid Stress

A 2015 article published by Harvard Medical School found that around 43.5 million people in the United States provide long-term care for older adult family members who’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness. These caregivers are neither trained for the job, nor do they have any idea about coping with the stress that comes with longtime care. As a result, one in three caregivers burn out while providing care to a loved one. A burnout can manifest through physical [...]

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Homecare Sylvania OH - What Anxiety Might Look Like for Your Senior

What Anxiety Might Look Like for Your Senior

Anxiety might not have been a problem for your senior in the past, but many aging adults do develop issues with anxiety. Understanding a little about anxiety and what it looks like can help you to be there for your senior as she deals with it. Homecare Sylvania OH - What Anxiety Might Look Like for Your Senior There Doesn’t Have to Be a “Reason” One of the biggest misconceptions about anxiety in general is that there needs to be a reason [...]

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Home Health Care Maumee OH - How the Flu Affects Staffing Concerns

How the Flu Affects Staffing Concerns

The flu has a massive impact on so many people, especially when it’s as widespread as recent versions of the flu have been. One area that can experience the full effect of a flu outbreak is any facility in which many patients live and recuperate together. How nursing staff is able to respond to increased flu cases can be a vital part of keeping everyone as healthy as possible. In some cases, staffing agencies are a huge help. Home Health [...]

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Home Health Care Perrysburg OH - Learn How to Become a CNA

Learn How to Become a CNA

Becoming a certified nursing assistant, also called a CNA, is a rewarding career path. But if you don’t know anyone who has done this, you might not be sure just how to become a CNA yourself. Home Health Care Perrysburg OH - Learn How to Become a CNA The Basics of Being a Certified Nursing Assistant Certified nursing assistants interact with patients a great deal. You might find that your duties as a CNA range from helping a patient with a sponge [...]

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Elderly Care Marion OH - April is Move More Month!

April is Move More Month!

Spring has Sprung so let’s shake those winter blues! April is move more month, and as many people suffer from seasonal depression make sure to take advantage of the warm weather and sunshine. With April being move more month encourage your patients to also get out and take a walk around the block. When you’re feeling a little under the weather sometimes all it takes is a little sunshine. And who doesn’t love to look at all of the blooming [...]

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Caregiver Findlay OH - April Incentive

April Incentive

It’s not too late to try and win April’s incentive to be Med1Care’s employee of the month! Any caregiver to pick up a weekend shift will be entered in a drawing to win a gift card! For every shift picked up over the weekends through the month of April your name will be entered in to the drawing! Caregiver Findlay OH - April Incentive If you or a loved-one are considering Caregiver Services in Findlay OH, please contact the caring staff at Med1Care.  Located [...]

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Elder Care Toledo OH - National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

April 7-13 is National Volunteer Week. Take this week and see where you can help with those around you. Reach out to your local homeless shelter, see where they could use your help! See if the neighbor down the street could use some extra hands doing yard work, there are people in need all around us, so this week take an extra moment to see where you are needed! Elder Care Toledo OH - National Volunteer Week If you or a [...]

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Home Care Services Upper Sandusky OH - April is Occupational Therapy Month

April is Occupational Therapy Month

April is Occupational Therapy month, being able to provide occupational therapy to our patients is a key component on their road to recovery. We want to thank all of Med1Care’s awesome Occupational Therapy staff for providing and continuing to provide 5 star service! Also, don’t forget our Occupational Therapist Kelly will be at the instructor Club FIT at the Wood County Senior center the first Tuesday in May! Home Care Services Upper Home Care Services Upper Sandusky OH - April is [...]

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Home Care Sandusky OH - What Happens When Your Baby Is Discharged from the NICU?

What Happens When Your Baby Is Discharged from the NICU?

If you've been waiting for your baby to get discharged from the NICU finally, you might be both excited and terrified to have a date for that event. Understanding what you're about to experience and feel can help you quite a bit. Home Care Sandusky OH - What Happens When Your Baby Is Discharged from the NICU? You're Going to Get a Lot of Information No matter how long your baby has been in the NICU and how much you've learned during [...]

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