We know that transferring can be stressful for the client and physically demanding for the caregiver. While the primary objective is to ensure client safety, caregivers should be taking measures to protect themselves as well. Transferring properly and safely is a challenging task across healthcare. When initiating a transfer keep these four points in mind…

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More than likely if you are reading this, you are concerned about a family member. If you are concerned about a loved one’s well-being, take the time to evaluate how they’re doing in terms of health, safety and quality of life. Any of these five red flags may indicate that your loved one needs more…

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Aging Parents For the majority of our lives, especially childhood, our parents can seem ageless and invulnerable. We forget to stop and think about as we grow older, so do they… They have taken care of us throughout our lives and for many we continue to lean on them for advice and support as adults.…

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You may already have home care for your loved one, or you may not, but the question keeps arising – does Mom (or Dad, or Grandpa, etc.) need to move into assisted living? Now, if you already have a home care provider, especially if it is one from UHCS, talk to them first. They are…

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How do you know if home care is the best solution for your family? Home care, independent living, assisted living, nursing home – what do all of these options mean and how do you determine when the time is right to either move your loved one or bring someone into their home to help? Are…

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