Are Veterans Eligible for Homecare Services?

February 22, 2019By BestHomeCareBlog

If your elderly parent, grandparent, sibling, or relative served in the U.S. military, he or she may qualify for homecare services! Years ago, the Veterans Administration (VA) had offered monthly reimbursements to family members caring for a disabled veteran. This stipend also applied to friends of the individual, as well as personal care assistants (PCA) … Read More

Are There Tax Breaks for Caregivers?

February 16, 2019By BestHomeCareBlog

Beginning a career in caregiving is incredibly rewarding, but at times, it can be tricky understanding all the benefits you may be entitled to. Or more specifically, the type of tax deductions you may qualify for in order to reduce your annual tax bill.

Caring for Someone Living with Depression

February 8, 2019By BestHomeCareBlog

As Minnesotans brace themselves for another cold winter, you may begin to experience symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This typically occurs around the same time of year, when our exposure to Vitamin C and physical activity becomes limited, and we spend the majority of our day indoors. Though a common disorder that usually lasts … Read More

Finding Adult Home Care for Your Child

January 21, 2019By BestHomeCareBlog

The amazing benefits of professional homecare services are not just reserved for clients but also for their family members, too. In fact, there is nothing more wonderful than the peace of mind that comes from knowing your loved ones are being cared for and are in good hands, when you’re not around. Many people associate … Read More

Which Homecare Options Are Right for Me?

January 18, 2019By BestHomeCareBlog, Senior Home Care

After the holiday, it’s not uncommon for people to want to learn more about in-home care and assisted living facilities. Maybe the stress of the holidays made you realize that some extra help around the house is necessary from time to time, or maybe you’ve realized that a family member is having trouble living independently … Read More

4 In-Home Care Tips for First-Time Caregivers

December 28, 2018By BestHomeCareBlog

Homecare agency Best Home Care is committed to helping those in need of support find quality homecare services for themselves and loved ones. In addition, we help family caregivers and Personal Care Assistants (PCA) find the support, education, training, and resources they need to provide the absolute best care possible. From helping you obtain proper … Read More

How Body Language and Caregiving are Linked

September 14, 2018By BestHomeCareBlog

As September represents World Alzheimer’s Month, Best Home Care will continue to focus on topics that relate to people living with Alzheimer’s  and their caregivers. This week, we will approach the subject of body language and how certain gestures may read to a person who is living with Alzheimer’s. Here are some important ways on … Read More

Fun Craft Ideas for Seniors and Caregivers

June 7, 2018By BestHomeCareBlog, Senior Home Care

Best Home Care believes that there is more to quality homecare services then just the basics. Home nurses, personal care assistants, and home caregivers often serve as a companion for those in need of home healthcare. That is why we thought it would be fun to list a few simple yet exciting craft ideas that … Read More