The Importance of Physical Therapy After A Stroke

What is a Stroke? A stroke is an event that causes a disruption of either blood flow or oxygen supply to the brain. The symptoms of a stroke can range from mild to severe, and impact a person’s neurological, speech, and physical abilities. Symptoms of Stroke Why is Post-Stroke Care so important? Care Options The […]

Successful Recovery and Rehab – In Home Care with Care Mountain

Orthopedic surgery is used in the treatment of medical issues related to bones, ligaments, and tendons. Spinal procedures, along with hip and knee replacement surgeries are amongst the most performed orthopedic surgeries. Together, they total over a million surgeries performed annually in the United States. The average age of the recipients of these procedures is […]

How to Successfully Transition your Parents to Live-In Care

Seeking Solutions In today’s busy lifestyle, the average adult has so many responsibilities. Juggling the endless work-life balance while trying to carve out time for your family, friends and yourself is a daily struggle. When you add a loved one with a progressive and serious health condition to the mix, the balancing act can soon […]

Lewy Body Dementia: Symptoms, Advice & Next Steps for In Home Care

Lewy Body Dementia is considered the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s. It is a complex condition in which protein deposits of a protein called alpha-synuclein, referred to as Lewy Bodies develop in the brain and cause a progressive decline in physical, cognitive, and behavioral functioning. Dementia experts estimate that LBD accounts for […]

Cognitive Impairment: Symptoms, Support, & Resources for Care

What is Cognitive Impairment? Definition Cognitive Impairment is a condition when a person experiences a noticeable decline in their ability to recall information, process new facts, make decisions, and perform familiar tasks. Unlike a sudden illness, it does not show up with obvious symptoms. It is a more gradual change that affects daily life. Cognitive […]

Dementia In-Home Care – Live-in vs Hourly Caregiver Models

Making decisions for a family member with Dementia can be incredibly difficult. A variety of factors from identifying the stage of Dementia to logistics and affordability need to be taken into consideration. The most challenging aspect can be trying to balance your personal and professional responsibilities whilst supporting the ever-changing needs of your loved-one. This […]

Planning in home care, recovery, and rehabilitation for a stroke patient

The journey to recovery from a stroke is a combination of hard work, faith, and hope. A stroke doesn’t just occur to an individual, it impacts families, friends, and loved ones. Once your loved one leaves the hospital, the reality of the situation typically sinks in during the first few days at home. For the […]

Conversations with Caregivers – Mary

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How to understand and plan home care for a loved one with Dementia – A Layman’s guide

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