Sylvia Todor, Regional Marketing Director with Kindred at Home, offers advice on signs to look for with elderly loved ones and how personal home care assistance can help. Here, she provides information on understanding why the elderly may have limitations when it comes to keeping their homes clean and odor-free.
As we age, it can become harder to take care of ourselves and our homes. If your parents always kept their home clean and tidy when they were younger, it may be hard to understand why things have changed as they have grown older. There are several factors that can contribute to this and it's important for family members and other loved ones to be aware of the changes and understand why it might be happening. By understanding the challenges your elderly family members and loved ones face, you can help get them the assistance they need to keep their homes clean.
Karen Schulkin, a nurse with Professional Healthcare at Home, an affiliate of Kindred at Home, has been named a Top 10 Finalist for the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award presented by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). Annually, NAHC promotes a nationwide recognition campaign that asks its members, affiliates and the public to help choose a top home care and hospice nurse from every state. NAHC recognizes nurses for providing exceptional care, reducing hospital readmissions and making a difference in patients’ lives. A public vote determines the winning nurse from the top 10 finalists featured on their website.
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