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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Budgeting Basics for the Best Aging in Place Experience

Even if you are a senior, it never hurts to be mindful of your finances and stick to a proper budget plan that works for you. These tips are especially helpful if you are retired and no longer have a steady source of income. Here, the home care professionals at Avila Home Care detail simple…

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Fire Safety Tips You Should Know While Aging in Place

As we age, it can become harder to take care of ourselves on our own and protect ourselves from potentially dangerous situations. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), adults over the age of 65 are twice as likely to be injured or killed by home fires than anyone else. When choosing to age…

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An Overview of Caregiver Fatigue

Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout, is a state of chronic physical and mental depletion caused by the persistent responsibility of caring for a loved one in need. Here, the home care providers at Avila Home Care detail common symptoms of caregiver fatigue and how to mitigate these feelings by prioritizing your own health…

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