Getting the Right Care at the Right Time!

It is human nature to sometimes think ahead and plan for the future. For example, we plan for school, relationships, births, vacations and retirement. Strategic planning is not all that difficult. It may require that we step back from our day-to-day activities and think a bit about what we want to achieve, and how we wish to achieve it. That being said, too many of us are either embarrassed or uncomfortable planning for our future

Home Care vs. Home Health … What’s the Difference?

For aging and homebound individuals, home is the best place to remain as functional and independent as possible, with the highest degree of security, comfort, and dignity. When individuals hear the words home care and home health, some mistakenly think the two are synonymous, however, home care and home health are distinct types of care. Home care is non-medical assistance emphasizing companionship while home health is a physician-ordered plan of care provided at home. Let’s

Integrated Medical Services: A New Trend in Modern Medicine

It has always been my belief that in order to fully take care of a patient, a comprehensive plan and resources need to be in place. While there are many aspects of good patient care, access to services is vitally important along with those resources communicating with each other to coordinate that care. Having medical services, such as a pharmacy, a medical clinic, and a home health and hospice working jointly together provides a higher

Atomic Workers Benefit from Nuclear Care Partner

The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), first implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in July 2001, provides compensation and medical benefits to former Department of Energy (DOE) employees who became ill as a result of working in the atomic weapons industry. The Program compensates those suffering from more than 20 types of cancers or other ailments including beryllium and asbestos-related ailments and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Uranium miners, millers,

7 Best Kept Secrets For Financing Home Care

Families need to understand their options when it comes to paying for senior care, but first, it’s important to understand the level of care you need. Senior care in the home can range from a couple of hours of help per week to 24-hour skilled nursing care. You may think that Medicare is the only option for long-term care, but Medicare only covers nursing and clinical care for acute conditions, usually following a stay in

Nurse Owned and Operated In-home Care Agency Opens in Sarasota County

Prestige Care Services Home Health Care Agency provides meaningful care for the valuable life because people are at the heart of what they do. They believe that all people are valuable, deserving of honor and respect. Based on this foundational belief, meaningful relationships are established. Their vision is to advocate for people in the health care system, giving honest, reliable support as well as streamlining communication between patients, their family, and their physicians. Prestige Care Services