Alzheimer’s disease is the single largest unaddressed public health threat facing the nation today. As many as 5.4 million Americans are living with the disease and nearly 15 million are acting as family caregivers. The baby boomer generation is growing older and age is the greatest risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s.
Houston Long Term Care News
How does someone plan for long term care? In simple terms, long term care planning involves someone deciding and documenting their desires for the end of their life. This would include having a co-decider for healthcare decisions in the event the person cannot make any or all decisions for themselves. (more…)
Houston, TX January 21, 2013 — CareWorks, a Houston senior care provider, is keeping up with the latest elder care methods and techniques to better assist local seniors and their families. They have recently introduced an updated Memory Care Program that offers a higher level of home care and a higher quality of life for individuals suffering from an age-related cognitive disorder like Alzheimer’s Disease or Parkinson’s. (more…)
CareWorks remains current with the most up-to-date home care training and methodologies to better assist clients and their loved ones. We have just introduced our updated Memory Care Program for Houston area residents. There are many reasons to consider this form of specialty care for people suffering from an age related cognitive disorder like Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s Disease. (more…)
Did you know that CareWorks not only provides services to Houston area residents but also provides home care to suburb communities like Tomball, Woodlands, Memorial, Sugar land, Katy, Cypress and Spring ? (more…)
Houston Home Care Tips
One of the most common behaviors our case managers see among the elderly is that they do not drink enough fluids, especially water. When a case manager at CareWorks, a private duty home care agency in Houston, Texas, performs an assessment, one of the questions they ask the family is how much water does your parent drink? Most of the time the answer to the question is I don’t know or not enough. (more…)
Houston Home Care Stories
By Sarah M. Kern
Who is that person in my house? She keeps making suggestions for things for me to do. She keeps reminding of things I need to do. She helps me dress, take a shower and cook my food. I have taken care of myself for the past fifty plus years; I do not need someone to help me now. (more…)
Houston Home Care News
By William Hardy
The new benefit is NOT the Aid and Attendance benefit, but part of the Non-Service Connected Disability Pension Benefit program.