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THE HELP Private Care Services, Inc. is locally owned and operated by Sherry Shell Barnes, a Registered Nurse with 20 years of experience working with geriatric patients.

 

When Is The Right Time To Look For Assisted Living?
When Is The Right Time To Look For Assisted Living?

Finding the right elderly care at home is very important. If your parents need assistance doing their daily tasks or it just feels the right time to find someone to provide senior care, then you should totally do that. However, if you don’t feel sure that this is the...

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Protect the Elderly During COVID-19
Protect the Elderly During COVID-19

The elderly are more at risk for complicated secondary illnesses due to the coronavirus. Those who have pre-existing conditions, especially those who have immunocompromised illnesses, are the most vulnerable. Most of the elderly community live at home and are cared...

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5 Home Care Advantages
5 Home Care Advantages

Without knowing all the options, electing the right care service for your loved one can be an overwhelming experience for you and your family. You want what is best for them, their health, and comfort. It is important to gather all the facts about your options to make...

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Know the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s
Know the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association states that once the symptoms of Alzheimer’s have become noticeable, the average person will only live for 8 years depending on their current health status and age. Early detection with Alzheimer’s is key to prolonging your loved one’s...

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Activities for the Elderly
Activities for the Elderly

It is important at any age to engage in activities that stimulate the brain, but it is especially important for senior citizens. Stimulation of the brain keeps the mind sharp and can prolong some of the side effects of Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association...

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Reminding Family to Take Care of Themselves, Too.
Reminding Family to Take Care of Themselves, Too.

A balanced and healthy life for both the elderly loved one and the family caregivers is important. Knowing when to look for help and recognizing self care, along with other care, can make the journey easier for the entire family. Consider professional guidance. Never...

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When Is The Right Time To Look For Assisted Living?
Staying Safe at Home as a Senior

We are a licensed Personal Assistance Service that provides individualized service plans in collaboration with the patient and their family. We specialize in Alzheimer’s care and offer services such as consistent daily care, behavior monitoring, reliable communication...

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Caring for a Loved One With Special Needs
Caring for a Loved One With Special Needs

Mental disabilities affect a person’s independence tremendously. They may require assistance with cooking, transportation, and the development of social skills. The two most common intellectual or developmental disabilities are Down Syndrome and Autism, but traumatic...

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Know the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s
Know the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease is a condition in which a person’s cognitive functions are in decline. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is a chronic and progressive disease that hinders a person’s ability to reason, remember or plan. In the early stages of...

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20 Tips to Better Care for Your Aging Parents
20 Tips to Better Care for Your Aging Parents

  Make sure they are on a consistent schedule- Routines are good. When taking care of a parent, it is important to follow a routine. Routines can often be determined by their medication schedule. Some medications need to be taken twice a day or with food. Make...

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