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With the right care, remaining in one’s own home can be the right choice.

We believe that seniors should live life on their own terms for as long as they are able. To support their success and make life easier for family members, we offer consultation and education to give the families the tools and information they need to help their aging loved one to stay independent for as long as possible.

Care starts with a licensed professional.

Every care plan is based on an initial evaluation, conducted in the home, by a member of our nursing staff. The evaluation may include:

  • Fall risk assessment
  • Head-to-toe physical assessment
  • Pain assessment
  • Environmental safety assessment
  • Medication assessment
  • Mini mental status exam
  • Diet assessment
  • Social assessment

Sometimes all it takes to remain independent is someone coming in a few times a week for a couple hours.

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  • Companion care offers social engagement and mental stimulation
    1. Light housekeeping
    2. Meal preparation
    3. Conversation, games, reading
    4. Walk, or light exercise
    5. Family communication—video/Skype conferencing
  • Personal care promotes personal hygiene and home safety
    1. Bathing and skin check
    2. Dressing assistance
    3. Foot massage
    4. Nail care
    5. Meal preparation
    6. Family communication—video/Skype conferencing
  • Nursing oversight can provide health monitoring and disease management
    1. Vital signs assessment
    2. Mini head-to-toe assessment
    3. Mental status exam
    4. Pain assessment
    5. Environmental assessment

Services for improving day-to-day living.

  • Transportation and client advocacy for visits to the doctor, dentist, or chiropractor
  • Transportation for shopping, visiting, and special events
  • Status updates to family members and/or personal physician
  • Diet evaluation and guidance
  • Meal preparation/meal delivery
  • Medication monitoring and management, including prescription ordering and pick up
  • Site check and personal evaluation during hospitalization
  • Respite care for individuals with dementia or acute physical disabilities
  • Service animal visits

Life stages counseling for clients and their families.

  • Moving from the family home
  • Sharing responsibility for parental care
  • Remaining independent after giving up driving
  • Living alone—safely and securely
  • Considering the move to an assisted living facility
  • Understanding hospice
  • Preparing for loss

Care plans developed around specific conditions or health concerns.

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  • Diabetes
    1. Foot checks
    2. Nail care
    3. Blood glucose test
    4. Nutrition check
    5. Mental status change
  • Congestive heart failure
    1. Blood pressure check
    2. Weight check
    3. Edema check
    4. Skin check
    5. Respiratory check
    6. Oxygen saturation check
    7. Mental status update
  • Dementia
    1. Dementia
    2. Medication set up
    3. Mental status update
    4. Personal appearance/grooming check
    5. Environmental assessment
    6. Home safety check
    7. Home odors check
    8. Food handling check
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