What to Know When Using Supplemental Oxygen

Supplemental oxygen, also known as oxygen therapy, is a form of therapy prescribed by a physician to aid in the treatment of certain medical conditions. Supplemental oxygen can help alleviate the pain and stress that comes with many breathing problems and support vital bodily functions. Here, the home care professionals at Avila Home care discuss…

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What is Memory Care?

When a beloved parent has Alzheimer’s or dementia, they require specialized care from experienced professionals. However, this care does not have to be provided in a nursing home or other elder care facility. Here, the memory care professionals at Avila Home Care discuss how memory care can be provided in the comfort of one’s home.…

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Aging in Place and Owning a Pet

As you age, it can become harder to stay social and active. Decreased mobility and independence can be frustrating for seniors and lead to loneliness, isolation and even depression. However, studies have shown that owning a pet as a senior can provide both mental and physical health benefits. Here, the home care professionals at Avila…

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Transitioning to Using a Wheelchair or Mobility Device

When transitioning to a wheelchair or mobility device, people face a myriad of uncertainties and emotions. For many, the reliance on a wheelchair can bring feelings of inadequacy and inability to participate in tasks they were previously able to do, and brings up the stigma of being visibly disabled. Here, the home care providers at…

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