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Adapting the Home to “Age In Place”

Posted on: January 04 2024

 As we age, many of us want to be able to stay in our own home, maintain our independence, make our own choices, and conserve our savings. Around the Clock Home Care has the experience helping people age safely at home with the right combination of individualized care to meet the unique needs…

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Honoring Independence When Care at Home Is Needed

Posted on: May 22 2023

While many older adults adapt quickly when a new caregiver comes into the home, and begin to thrive and enjoy a higher quality of life, there are some seniors who may still feel threatened. At Around the Clock Home Care, we’re sensitive to honoring senior independence and are experienced in…

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Chickasha Dementia Home Care Leaders

Posted on: January 31 2023

Dementia, especially in the late stages, is a major cause of disability. Veterans who are diagnosed with dementia will eventually require assistance with personal care activities. Dementia care provides veterans, spouses, and family members with invaluable support as they pass through the stages of…

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Home Care vs. Home Health Care

Posted on: November 02 2022

People often think home health and home care are the same thing. Many agencies use the terms interchangeably, depending on the state you’re in. The terms sound similar and both types of care are delivered in the home. But there are important differences between home care and home health care.…

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2022

Posted on: September 18 2022

​ Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for older Americans. Falls threaten seniors’ safety and independence, and generate enormous economic and personal costs. However, falling is not an inevitable result of aging. Through practical lifestyle adjustments, evidence-based…

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Seniors Prefer Home

Posted on: April 04 2022

92% of Seniors Want to Age in Place According to a new “Importance of Home” survey released by American Advisors Group (AAG), the leading reverse mortgage lender in the United States based on industry endorsement data. In addition to the desire to remain in their homes as they age, 73% of…

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Signs To Look For During Holiday Visits With Aging Loved Ones

Posted on: November 19 2021

Will your loved one need Home Care after your holiday visit? As you visit family and friends over the upcoming holidays, this can be an opportunity to see any changes that need to be addressed in person. While video calls and regular check-ins can help, spending time together in person and seeing…

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Home Care Services for Veterans

Posted on: October 07 2021

​ Home Care Services for Veterans Around the Clock Home Care is a contracted VA Provider within the VA Community Care Network. Home Care Aide Services is for Veterans who need personal care services and help with activities of daily living. This program is also for Veterans who are isolated, or…

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FREE In-Home Care Assessment

Posted on: August 05 2021

FREE In-Home Care Assessment Before, Around the Clock Home Care starts any home care services with a new client, a care assessment is scheduled and done. The care assessment is done to get a view of your current and future care needs. During our care assessment, examples we document are health…

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Senior Home Safety is a Key Factor in…

Posted on: July 15 2021

Senior Home Safety is a key factor in seniors maintaining an independent lifestyle. If you or a loved one is living at home, especially alone, it is important to make safety a priority. It is important to recognize that one of the most common dangers seniors face is falling. Research indicates that…

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The Advantages of Home Care

Posted on: May 18 2021

The Advantages of Home Care In contrast to other types of long-term care, home care is more affordable, flexible, and can be customized to suit your senior loved one’s needs. Home care can empower older adults to age in place in the comfort and safety of home, rather than uprooting their lives in…

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Aging in America | Senior Care

Posted on: April 30 2021

Aging in America Senior Care: Home Care Services 72% of all Americans will need home care as they age. As older adults begin to experience declines in physical, sensory, and memory capabilities, they will need products and services that help them maintain their lifestyles and activities. Home Care…

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Home Care for Veterans

Posted on: April 01 2021

​More than one third of Americans over 65 are either wartime veterans or the spouse of a wartime veteran. A veteran or the spouse may qualify for a pension program through the Department of Veteran Affairs* (VA), commonly referred to as “Aid & Attendance”. Yet, only a small fraction of…

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Tips for Communicating with People with Dementia

Posted on: March 15 2021

We communicate in some way with everyone around us all day. It is easy to think of communication as spoken words, but we also communicate with writing, signs, gestures, expressions, intonation, volume, colors, sounds, and even our clothing. Impaired or diminished memory, attention and concentration,…

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Staying Safe During Cold Weather

Posted on: February 12 2021

All of us get cold in the winter, but seniors are even more prone to being unable to warm up easily during those cold months. Seniors really can get dangerously sick just from being cold. Why is that? Read on… Seniors lose body heat very quickly. Even faster than children do! As we age, it can…

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Ways to Prevent a Hospitalization for Your Senior Loved One

Posted on: December 09 2020

​ Ways to Prevent a Hospitalization for Your Senior Loved One For the average American, a hospital admission can be a stressful time for both the patient and caretaker, whether due to coronavirus (COVID-19) or something else. But recent studies indicate that for seniors, the real danger of the…

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In-Home Care Eases The Hospital-to-Home Transitions for Seniors

Posted on: November 18 2020

In-Home Care Eases The Hospital-to-Home Transitions for Seniors Hospital stays, whether short term or long term, can cause stress and anxiety for seniors and family caregivers alike. While the entire family is eager for a loved one to return home, recover and resume their normal routines, many do…

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Diabetes and Home Care

Posted on: October 06 2020

Diabetes Care Within The Security And Comforts Of Home A life-threatening disease like diabetes needs continual management to avoid diminishing an older adult’s quality of life. Diabetes complications can make it difficult for older adults to care for themselves and do daily household tasks. At…

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Falls Prevention Week

Posted on: September 23 2020

Falls Prevention Awareness Week, September 21-25, 2020 Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls are costly—in dollars and in quality of life. However, falling is not an inevitable…

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Fall Prevention & Home Care

Posted on: August 31 2020

The fear of falling should never prevent a senior from living an independent and full life at home. Around the Clock Home Care can provide a thorough home care and fall risk assessment for you or a loved one. We can address any personal care needs and potential fall hazards in the home. Contact us…

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TIPS FOR SAFE MEDICATION MANAGEMENT FOR SENIORS

Posted on: August 19 2020

Safely managing medications is essential for senior health Home Care Medication Management Most seniors take multiple medications throughout the day and it can be easy for a mix-up to happen. Studies show that 87% of seniors take one prescription drug, 36% take 5 or more, and 38% use…

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STARTING THE HOME CARE CONVERSATION

Posted on: July 31 2020

Reduce worry and prevent accidents. The topic of needing home care can be sensitive. It’s a tricky conversation to have with a loved one, but if they need care the conversation will be a big step towards reducing worry, preventing an accident and potentially saving a relationship. Before you…

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Home Care Assistance After A Hospital or Rehab Stay

Posted on: June 25 2020

Recovering from a hospital stay takes time—and the older the patient is, the longer it can take them to get back to normal. It may be a relief to go home, but there’s no nurse available to help them at the push of a button. During the recovery period, a relative or spouse might not be available…

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Dementia & Home Care

Posted on: June 09 2020

​Contact us for more information on our dementia care services or schedule a home care assessment at no cost to you.

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Advantages of Home Care

Posted on: May 14 2020

Today, statistics demonstrate that the majority of the aged population in the United States plan to stay at home for as long as possible, despite changes in health, mobility, or cognition. Home care providers have stepped up to the challenge, providing more opportunities for care and assistance at…

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SENIORS COPING WITH LOSS OF INDEPENDENCE

Posted on: March 11 2020

independence Help Seniors Cope with the Loss of Independence A loss of independence is a fear many seniors have. When this fear is realized, there are several ways caregivers need to help. According to an AARP study conducted in 2012, 57% of seniors over age 70 do not find it easy to live alone and…

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Protect Senior Heart Health During American Heart Month

Posted on: February 12 2020

Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, especially among seniors, it is important for caregivers to know the facts. 17.3 million deaths each year are caused by heart disease. Seniors are especially prone to cardiovascular complications. Learn about heart health to…

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Hospital to Home Care

Posted on: February 05 2020

Whether you or a loved one is transitioning directly home after a hospitalization or moving through the care continuum via a rehabilitation or medical care facility, one-on-one home care is crucial for a safe and successful recovery. The first 72 hours following a procedure or hospital stay…

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