Our favorite fall prevention resources

Every year one-third of Americans aged 65+ falls. There are many causes and risk factors of falls in older adults such as balance, lack of strength and/or gait. Click the links below in order to learn more about fall prevention techniques. The National Council on Aging has a brief animated video to help you learn more about falls. Read this guide for fall proofing your home from the National Institute for Health shares The National Resource Center for Osteoporosis and Related Bone … [Read more...]

5 tips to help Caregivers assist with ADLs

Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs, are routine activities that people tend to do everyday such as eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, walking and continence. According to the 2015 AARP Caregiving in the US report, almost 60 percent of caregivers assist their loved one with at least one ADL. Helping with an ADL can be challenging and sometimes result in frustration for both the caregiver and the recipient of care. Below are tips you can use to make completing ADLs a little easier. Eating- … [Read more...]

Drewery’s Home Health Story

Drewery received physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services from All Care Home Health. His goal was to recover from the effects of a stroke. He and his wife enjoyed when each therapist visited their home. He says, “We're grateful for all that All Care has done for us!" Pictured at left: Laurie Ann Scearce, MPT, Physical Therapist at All Care Home Health leads Drewery through gait training exercises. … [Read more...]