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Senior Care Findlay Ohio: Keeping Seniors Hydrated

Four Ways to Keep Your Senior Better Hydrated

If your senior isn’t drinking enough fluids, she’s at a much greater risk of dehydration. It’s not always easy to convince someone to drink more fluids, but you might be closer to success than you thought you were at first. You need to first get an idea how much she really is drinking and how close to dehydrated she is.  Get an Accurate Count of How Much Fluid Is Enough  Senior Care Findlay Ohio: Keeping Seniors Hydrated There’s a prevailing belief that everyone needs a [...]


3 Things You Should Know Before Signing up for STNA Classes

All That You Wanted to Know About CNA Classes At Med1Care, we offer STNA classes for people interested in jobs as nursing assistants. Individuals who plan to work at a nursing home or hospital, or those looking to provide in-home healthcare at assisted living facilities and adult health centers, love our classes. Basically, an STNA is required wherever there’s a need for personal care. If you’re interested in signing up for STNA classes, here are a few things you must [...]


The Need for In-Home Healthcare

Why Do People Need Transitional In-Home Healthcare Modern medicine and its army of anti-inflammatory drugs, antibiotics, and anti-viral medicines often encourage people to misjudge the time it takes for the body to heal itself. Thanks to the fast-paced times we’re now living in, convalescence seems to be a lost art. To the inexperienced, this refers to the gradual process of recovering from an illness or treatment – the transition from ‘not being sick any longer’ to feeling 100% healthy. But Are [...]


3 Things You’ll Learn During Your Time As A Home Health Aide

The healthcare industry is one of the largest in our country. It is constantly growing and always needs more dedicated and passionate individuals to join in and help out. Home healthcare is a subset of that massive umbrella, and it currently employs about 2.5 million professionals. If you're thinking of joining the ranks and becoming a state tested nursing assistant (STNA), there is a number of things you'll learn during your time training -- and we don't just mean [...]


Why It’s Important to Take CPR Classes This Summer

Accidents are inevitable, yet there are simple ways to prepare for life's worst case scenarios. Knowing CPR can help you save the life of a loved one or total stranger in an unexpected situation. And since it’s summer, there are many great reasons why you should learn how to perform CPR. You don't have to be a lifeguard or teacher to benefit from CPR training. And since modern CPR techniques have changed in recent years, everyone can benefit from this [...]


FAQ: What Are CNAs and How Do You Become One?

Do you want to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (STNA in Ohio) and transition into a career as a full-time home health care aide? Before you can find work in this field, you first need to have the right training and certification. Anyone with a passion for helping others and a work ethic to match can become a Certified Nursing Assistant; however, not everyone knows where to start.   Med1Care provides aspiring healthcare workers with the skills and training they [...]


Why Your Clinic Should Use an STNA Staffing Agency

Regardless if you’re working for a small or large primary or home care clinic, a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) staffing agency can make a world of difference. While you deal with trying to keep up with your patients, it can be hard to keep up with regular business duties. That’s where an STNA staffing agency comes in handy. Want to know a few of their benefits? Let’s take a look. Reduce the Number of Interviews You Need to Conduct As of [...]


How Can You Resolve Family Disputes When Caring For Mom And Dad?

It's no secret the American population is aging. A growing number of baby boomers are retiring and the youngest of the generation has now turned 50. In fact, the number of Americans over the age of 65 will grow by 26% this decade. That means we are living longer, fuller lives. Of course, as our parents age and begin needing help at home, family dynamics can change. Even the most loving families can suffer from arguments and disagreements about caregiving. [...]


Best Practices For Safely Using A Patient Lift

When used correctly, patient lifts can help move patients from one place to another, be it a bed to a bath or from a chair to a stretcher. They are designed to aid nurses and nurse assistants, particularly when dealing with patients who are immobile. They also help nurses avoid injuring themselves while moving patients. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nursing profession ranked in the top five for musculoskeletal disorders. While there are a lot of [...]