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Depression in Seniors: Coping with Lifelessness in the Elderly, Sacramento CA

By patrick / April 21, 2014 / Comments Off on Depression in Seniors: Coping with Lifelessness in the Elderly, Sacramento CA

The most important thing to do when you suspect an aging loved one is depressed is to fully understand what is going on with them. Depression is triggered by loss. As we grow older the number of losses we experience mount up. After all, life is a series of losses: losing our youth, a love,…

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Introducing 2 new staff members to the Harmony Home Health, now BrightStar Care-Sacramento Home Care Team

By patrick / April 8, 2014 / Comments Off on Introducing 2 new staff members to the Harmony Home Health, now BrightStar Care-Sacramento Home Care Team

First we welcome Tymphani Schwall as our new Office Manager and Care Coordinator. As our “Director of First Impressions” Tymphani is fully trained and qualified to get you the information you need about nursing supervised home care quickly and efficiently. She is the one to talk to if you have questions about the care services…

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Harmony Home Health, now BrightStar Care Receives BRN Certified Education Provider Status!

By patrick / April 1, 2014 / Comments Off on Harmony Home Health, now BrightStar Care Receives BRN Certified Education Provider Status!

We are delighted to share that Harmony Home Health,now BrightStar Care-Home Care Sacramento has received certification to provide Continuing Education Units by the California Board of Registered Nurses! The Board’s decision was based on the qualifications of our two principal owners. Our Director of Nursing, Jennifer Jarrett RN LAc OMD, has been a registered nurse…

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Dementia Home Care

By patrick / March 5, 2014 / Comments Off on Dementia Home Care

Things to Consider When Hiring Home Care Services near Sacramento, CA for a Loved One with Dementia or Alzheimer’s! March 5, 2014 by Patrick Philbrick Dementia is a progressive loss of cognitive function and short term memory. There are many causes of dementia, Alzheimer’s being just one of them. Some dementia can be brought on…

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Reducing Readmissions

By patrick / February 9, 2014 / Comments Off on Reducing Readmissions

HOME CARE SERVICES REDUCE HOSPITAL READMISSION RATES IN SACRAMENTO, EL DORADO, AND PLACER COUNTIES AREA. When it Comes to Decreasing Hospital Readmission Rates – Are You Working with the Right Home Care Provider? Section 3025 of the Affordable Care Act added section 1886(q) to the Social Security Act created the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program This…

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In Home Care for the Sacramento Area.

By patrick / February 7, 2014 / Comments Off on In Home Care for the Sacramento Area.

Serving El Dorado Hills, Folsom, Fair Oaks, Granite Bay, Roseville, Placerville, Cameron Park, Sacramento, and the greater Sacramento Area. We specialize in transitional care for elderly being discharged from Hospitals and Nursing homes. If your loved one has fallen, had a stroke, suffers from Congestive Heart Failure, Orthopedic problems such as Hips, Knees or Ankles…our…

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In Home Care Sacramento-Will my insurance pay for Home Care?

By patrick / January 21, 2014 / Comments Off on In Home Care Sacramento-Will my insurance pay for Home Care?

In Home Care Sacramento-Will my insurance pay for Home Care? Senior caregiver services are not covered by standard healthcare and Medicare. In some cases, long term care insurance and Veterans benefits will cover services. In those case we will be glad to help you bill the appropriate agencies. Some people find that a reverse mortgage…

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Sacramento HomeCare: Some facts about alternative treatments in the care of Dementia Patients.

By patrick / January 19, 2014 / Comments Off on Sacramento HomeCare: Some facts about alternative treatments in the care of Dementia Patients.

Sacramento HomeCare: Some facts about alternative treatments in the care of Dementia Patients. (Excerpts from the National Institute of Health) 1) To date there is no convincing evidence from a large body of research that any dietary supplement can prevent worsening of cognitive impairment associated with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This includes studies of ginkgo,…

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6 Strategies to Deal with the Stress of Home Care

By patrick / December 24, 2013 / Comments Off on 6 Strategies to Deal with the Stress of Home Care

Caring for an elderly person can sometimes be demanding to the point of taking us to the breaking point. Those of you who care for seniors at home, or in care facilities know how this feels. It is essential that we take time out to care for ourselves or we too will become sick. Think…

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Santa Comes to Gramercy Court Skilled Care

By patrick / December 24, 2013 / Comments Off on Santa Comes to Gramercy Court Skilled Care

Santa got a lot more than he gave. We met some very special and grateful “boys and girls” that day

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