WHO PAYS FOR NURSING HOME?

Most people who enter nursing homes begin by paying for their care themselves (out-of-pocket), and this can prove devastating to some.  As you use your resources (like bank accounts and stocks) over a period of time, you may eventually become eligible for Medicaid because you will have used up most of your assets and will be [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“I need help with mom!”

Many people today are faced with finding healthcare solutions for their parents.  For example, Beth is 47 years old and her parents are aging.  She recently called us because her mom, Anne, had a change in prescription medications and kept getting confused about dosages.  Beth was wondering if a nurse could come out to the [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL HOME CARE & HOSPICE MONTH

This is taken directly from the National Association of for Home Care & Hospice website, but I thought it was worth duplicating to call attention to the fact that November is National Home Care & Hospice Month. "During November the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons to Work in Home Healthcare

“Sunday Blues” is a term psychologists coined to describe the dread and anxiety that many people feel on the eve before the work week. In a July 2012 poll, four out of ten adults said they get the “Sunday Blues”. The cure lies in finding something you love to do. “I work seven days a [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

San Angelo – Highly Respected Home Health Agency

Why San Angelo Home Health is one of the most highly respected home health agencies in the area: Patient-centered. The founders of this locally-owned agency have always put the patient and his/her needs and goals first, and foremost, when developing their care plans.  Quality patient care is at the very core of every business decision [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who Is Eligible for Home Health Care?

According to Medicare guidelines, who is eligible for Home Health Care? Medicare tries their hardest to make it easy to understand what they will, or won’t, pay for when home health care is ordered. Unfortunately, there are still way too many “guidelines” to follow but we are going to offer the following in an attempt [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choosing Appropriate Care

Understanding your options for choosing appropriate care for you or a loved one is no small task.  It is important to understand the differences in care, and to match the situation with appropriate care.  Here is a short summary of your options: Private Duty Home Care (care for which services are paid directly) can be [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Know Your Health

Know your Health…… What does that mean anyway??  Good question. Let me give you an example- Are you taking any prescribed medications?  Do you know what they are for? Are you taking them correctly? Are they to be taken forever or are they just short term?  Are there side effects? Are there parameters when you [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prescribed drugs are 4th leading cause of death in U.S.A.

<div id="google_translate_element"></div><script type="text/javascript"> function googleTranslateElementInit() { new google.translate.TranslateElement({pageLanguage: 'en', includedLanguages: 'es', layout: google.translate.TranslateElement.InlineLayout.SIMPLE}, 'google_translate_element'); } </script><script type="text/javascript" src="//translate.google.com/translate_a/element.js?cb=googleTranslateElementInit"></script>   Todays newspaper had an article in the “health” section that really was worthy of front page news. But, because of whatever reason, in this small town in west Texas, the article was buried in section D, [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments