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By Mark Brownstein, 5:13 pm on September 26, 2012

When old age brings complications with your health and mobility, many families find they must provide care for their senior loved ones. While family caregivers strive to provide the best possible care for their loved one, additional assistance is often required. If you are looking for senior living alternatives, there are many options to consider such as a nursing home, assisted living or in-home care. Unlike other senior living options, in home care Fort Worth allows seniors to remain in the comforts of their own home.  Our friendly and reliable caregivers provide companionship for your loved one.  Their daily or weekly routine visits allow them to create a trusting and genuine relationship with their personal caregiver. Your loved one will also feel at ease in their home, surrounded by their…

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By Mark Brownstein, 5:09 pm on September 26, 2012

As people age, remembering simple facts and events can become challenging.  Previously simple details, such as recalling specific items needed at the grocery store or what a person’s name is, begin to slip their mind on a regular basis.  While medical professionals agree that mild forgetfulness is normal as one grows older, a chronic inability to remember routine things may be an indicator that assistance is necessary.  Scheduled participation with therapists or aides is an option that is particularly helpful for seniors who are starting to be more forgetful. If you are searching for Fort Worth elder care that provides a variety of services for seniors who are experiencing memory loss, Home Care Assistance is here to help. We also offer care specialty care for seniors who are suffering from…

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By Mark Brownstein, 5:07 pm on September 26, 2012

An elderly individual may be admitted into the hospital for a variety of reasons including an illness.  Depending on the severity of the situation, they may be required to stay in a hospital facility for an extended period of time.  Often confined to bed for long hours, they experience decreased mobility and difficulties performing routine tasks. Once discharged, the enormous toll put on their body during the hospital stay is apparent.  In some cases, their weakened state renders them unable to revert to their normal routine before their accident or illness occurred. Fort Worth home care services that are customized for post-hospital rehabilitation, offer the ideal option for recently discharged patients.  There are two types of therapy that can be performed to assist post hospital patients in regaining mobility and…

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By Mark Brownstein, 5:14 pm on June 18, 2012

A house is a four walled structure; a home is the place you know and love, a place where you feel safe and comfortable. At Home Care Assistance in Fort Worth, we believe that an individual should be able to remain living in his or her home despite ailments that hinder their ability to function independently. Surveys show that a vast majority of seniors would prefer to remain in their own home instead of moving into a care facility. The thought of parting with personal belongings, moving away from family and the loss of independence causes tremendous emotional strain and anxiety. Home Care Assistance in Fort Worth understands that a home is a cherished place and provides senior care services which allow seniors to receive care at home. Home care…

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By Mark Brownstein, 5:15 pm on April 17, 2012

Fort Worth Senior Care is proud to invite you to participate in an exciting webinar on Tuesday, May 1st at 1PM Central Time, on the very important topic of Caregiver Burnout.  The Caregiver Burnout and How to Protect Your Health webinar will explore the challenges that family and professional caregivers experience as well as provide practical information and tips that individuals caring for a family member or other loved one can apply to their day-to-day lives to improve their own health and quality of life. The webinar will be presented by prominent psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Hoblyn, Chief Medical Officer of eTherapi and Professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The webinar will not only explore the challenges that family and professional caregivers experience, but will also provide practical information…

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By Mark Brownstein, 5:17 pm on February 14, 2012

Fort Worth Home Care Assistance is EXCITED to share the recent Aid & Attendance Pension.  Many of our Veterans are not receiving the assistance they need in their home.  This program can help pay for those expenses not covered by insurance.  Our Veterans and their families DESERVE to be taken care of with Dignity; in their OWN HOME.  Home Care Assistance of Fort Worth offers the Veteran Professional Advisors in this program. The Aid and Attendance (A&A) Pension provides benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in eating, bathing, dressing and undressing or taking care of the needs of everyday Life Activities. Most of our Veterans are not aware of this benefit.  Home Care Assistance of Fort Worth would love the opportunity to…

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By Mark Brownstein, 5:19 pm on February 13, 2012

In the U.S., heart failure is the most common cause of Medicare hospital readmission’s. Fort Worth Home Care states that one in every four Medicare patients with heart failure is readmitted within 30 days of discharge. Furthermore, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, one in 20 Canadians who has a heart attack is urgently readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged. As part of our Hospital to Home Care Program, we have developed specific patient guides to help families manage care for their loved ones who have suffered recent heart events and more. These patient guides are part of our broader effort to address the leading causes of hospital readmission and are available from Fort Worth Home Care Assistance, 5712 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville TX 76034, 817-349-7599….

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By Mark Brownstein, 5:20 pm on February 2, 2012

Alan and Alistair Young fill niche for in-home senior care services in their Fort Worth community   (Fort Worth, TX – December 27, 2011) – Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of in-home senior care, is excited to announce the opening of its Fort Worth office.  Fort Worth Home Care Assistance, owned by Alan and Alistair Young, is the fifth Home Care Assistance location in Texas. Responding to comments from clients and medical professionals, the couple decided to open a Home Care Assistance franchise to fill a need for a reliable in-home care agency to service the Fort Worth area. The new office is located at 5712 Colleyville Blvd., Suite 120 in Colleyville, Texas.   “With 89% of seniors preferring to remain in the comfort of home, according to a survey…

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