In a perfect world, healthcare would revolve around you and your personal preferences, sticking to your specific needs and wishes – fitting within your agenda and routine, unhindered by problems like an unwavering healthcare professional who views health care choices in black and white. The truth is far from perfect,Read More
North River Home Care has completed and received its Home Care Pulse Certification. This certification program is dedicated to the measurement of client and employee satisfaction scores, North River Home Care is now officially certified in home care quality.
“We know that sometimes it is difficult to make care decisions when you don’t have specific experience with an agency.Read More
I had to stop by and see this with my own eyes today.
Sylvia Carlson is back in her own home in Quincy after successfully completing rehab for a broken hip at Hancock Park Rehab & Nursing Center.
She just got back home yesterday and spent much of today being interviewed by the North River Home Care agency staff who are staying with her and helping her.Read More
Below is a cute video put out by The Joint Commission about reducing the risk of falling.
Roughly 1 of every 3 people age 65 and older is injured from a fall every year. Reducing the risk of a fall can help seniors live healthier and longer lives.Read More
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We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Sandwich, MA.
We can be found at: 449 Route 130, Suite 20, Sandwich.
We were recently highlighted in print and radio for our Pet Therapy program. It’s a great service for our seniors who may no longer be able to have a dog of their own.Read More
Posted in: Norwell Home Care News, South Boston Home Care | Tags: Allerton House, assisted living facilities, dogs, Massachusetts, north river home care, Pet Therapy, Pet Therapy for Seniors, rehab hospitals, Senior Citizens, Seniors, South Shore
If you have an elder that is one of the 23 percent of folks with some degree of hearing loss, you may want to try these top ten tips when trying to communicate with them. There are many things that can frustrate an elder, but not being able to understand what someone is saying to them due to hearing loss is right at the top of the list.Read More
Are you concerned that mom or dad should no longer be driving?
There is a new workbook available for families.
As a way of providing an additional tool for families working with an older driver, Keeping Us Safe has developed the “Beyond Driving with Dignity” workbook.Read More
As an elder care provider in the Boston area, we are concerned about the flu. It’s that time of year again. We’ve had many home care clients, caregivers, and families asking us how to prevent and avoid the flu.
There are some great ideas on the CDC website: CDC Flu Website
and on the Health and Human Services website: Health and Human Services Flu.Gov
Here’s another approach to avoiding the flu (video is from the Dept.Read More
As a caregiver you have to find a doctor that you can trust and develop a rapport with, this can be challenging at best. Finding a qualified doctor can be especially challenging for a caregiver of the the elderly population because many doctors are not specially trained in geriatric medicine.Read More