If you are considering a career in healthcare, you may want to think about elderly care. Elderly care is one of the fastest-growing fields, and we believe working with geriatrics is incredibly fulfilling. Learn why a career in elderly care may be the ideal profession for you. Your Skills Will Be in Demand As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the percentage of elderly Americans … [Read more...] about How to Know If You Are Right for a Career in Elderly Care
Maybe you have always enjoyed helping those in need. Perhaps you come from a long family tradition of healthcare workers. Whatever your reasons are, beginning as an LPN is an excellent way to break into the healthcare world. You can get valuable experience working in a rapidly growing healthcare field, without years of education to begin. Today, the Phoenix Home Care team will discuss the steps … [Read more...] about How to Start Your Health Care Career As an LPN
Social work as a field continues to grow every year. While it is true that social work can be emotionally challenging, those in the field will tell you that the rewards are worth it. Social workers strive to lift people up, and a career in social work will allow you to make real, meaningful change in your community. If you are considering a social work career, read on to learn the many benefits of … [Read more...] about Why Social Work Is Such a Rewarding Career
A little bit of preparation to get your home ready before your surgery can help to ease the transition to home care and make a significant difference in your recovery. Today, the Phoenix Home Care experts share a few tips and helpful hints that you can use around the house before you undergo surgery. Prepare Your Home for Surgery Recovery Since you will be spending the majority of your recovery at … [Read more...] about Elderly Care: How to Prepare Your Home for Surgery Recovery
Millions of families across America struggle to balance the demands of work, home and family while caring for a loved one in need. Caring for someone who is ill, disabled or aging can be extremely demanding — and at times, overwhelming. You don’t have to do it on your own. In-home services, home care, and private duty nursing are just a phone call away. Learn about the many benefits of … [Read more...] about The Many Benefits of In-Home Services
Students who are nearing graduation are often nervous about starting their first LPN job. This is normal; everyone gets new job butterflies. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t things you can do to prepare for your new career. Today, the Phoenix Home Care team will share a few tips from our experienced nursing team that will help you get ready for your first week as an LPN. Take Advantage of … [Read more...] about How Graduates Should Prepare for a New LPN Job
If you’re thinking about a career in the medical field, you may want to consider being a registered nurse, also known as an RN. Not only is it a financially rewarding profession, but it’s also an emotionally fulfilling one. Phoenix Home Care explains five benefits of being a registered nurse in the medical field. 1) There’s Always a Demand for Nurses Each and every day, people become injured … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of Being a Registered Nurse
If a loved one is in need of additional help, you may want to consider a private duty nurse. A private duty nurse can be an important part of many different types of care, whether for an elderly family member or someone who is disabled. In today’s blog, Phoenix Home Care describes what a private nurse is and what kinds of services they provide. What Is Private Duty Nursing? Private duty … [Read more...] about What Is Private Duty Nursing?
As a parent or loved one ages and begins having health issues, it may be time to consider additional care. If your loved one is dealing with chronic health problems or struggling with daily activities, you may be wondering what sort of solutions would be best. Two important options are elder care and hospice care, but what are the differences? Phoenix Home Health is here to discuss the benefits of … [Read more...] about In-Home Healthcare: Elder Care or Hospice Care?
Hip replacement is one of the most common surgeries performed on seniors, with over 300,000 performed per year. However, if you are experiencing it for the first time, hip replacement can be a scary situation. The best thing you can do to prepare for the procedure is to take steps to have a comfortable and healthy recovery. Today, the experts at Phoenix Home Care share a few tips you can follow to … [Read more...] about Home Health Care: Tips for Recovering from Hip Surgery
At its heart, hospice care is firmly focused on the quality of a person's life. It's about comfort, and spending time with family and friends can be a tremendous source of comfort for everyone involved. However, many people are reluctant to arrive for a visit empty-handed. While pleasant time together is often the best gift you can give, the urge to bring something physical can be strong. Are you … [Read more...] about Gifts from the Heart: Ideas to Bless a Person on Hospice
We owe a lot to our veterans. These heroic men and women have risked their lives for our safety and freedom. For that reason, we’re proud to partner with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make sure our veterans receive the best care possible during their golden years. From home health care benefits to caretaker respite, we’re passionate about educating veterans and their … [Read more...] about VA Home Health Care
The late stages of Alzheimer's can be challenging for patients and their loved ones. Oftentimes caregivers face serious health issues that have resulted from the amount of care required to care for a family member with Alzheimer’s. As sleep patterns change, dementia increases and other common behaviors such as wandering and increased paranoia surface, caregivers find themselves physically and … [Read more...] about Hospice and Alzheimer’s
The benefits of hospice care are substantial. Quality hospice care delivered by compassionate professionals can make a difficult time significantly easier and allow individuals diagnosed with terminal conditions to make the most of the time that they have left. … [Read more...] about Benefits of Hospice Care
Although people often use the terms hospice care and palliative care as if they were interchangeable, they are differences. Understanding the difference between hospice and palliative care will help you choose the form of care that is best suited to your or your loved one's needs. … [Read more...] about Difference Between Hospice and Palliative Care