Things to Consider When Hiring a Caregiver When you are in need of home healthcare services for yourself or your loved one, the last thing you need to worry about is being exploited or taken advantage of when you are most vulnerable. At United Nursing Services, we understand that allowing a stranger to [...]
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11 Telltale Signs You May Have Caregiver Burnout Taking care of a loved one’s emotional, physical and or mental needs can be both rewarding and exhausting. When a caregiver gets busy taking care of others, their own spiritual, physical, and emotional health can often be neglected, causing them to feel exhausted and overwhelmed. [...]
The Top 10 Most Telling Signs Your Parent Needs Home Care Getting older is hard but asking for help can be even harder. Physical decline, forgetfulness, pain and fatigue can be factors that challenge independence for our parents living alone. Whether it be pride, denial or even the inability to recognize difficulties, seniors [...]
12 Questions You Need to Ask a Home Healthcare Provider Before Hiring Them When you are considering homecare services for yourself or your loved one, knowing the right questions to ask can help ensure that you receive high quality, professional care. A reputable agency expects these questions and are more than happy to [...]
Don’t Let the Flu Get You! The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. Transmission occurs when someone who has the flu coughs, sneezes or talks, spraying droplets onto other people or surfaces. You can get the flu by touching a surface or an object contaminated with the flu [...]
Home Healthcare 101 – Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Homecare Service If you or a loved one is struggling with health problems which are making it difficult to live safely at home, you might think your only choice is to consider a retirement home or nursing home. This can be very [...]
Your Privacy is Important to Us: What is HIPAA Compliance and How Does It Affect Healthcare? What is HIPAA? HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a federal law that came into effect in 1996 and sets a national standard to protect personal information that is collected and stored in medical [...]
United Nursing Services Hurricane Program – Because You Can Never Be Too Prepared Hurricanes are an unfortunate reality of living in Florida. They can be scary for most people, but are particularly frightening for those with physical, cognitive or mental disabilities who may be unable to seek help on their own or don’t [...]
Fear of Falling – The Rising Epidemic in Seniors Today there is a widespread misconception that falling is a normal and inevitable part of aging. Studies show, in fact, as many as 55% of older, community-dwelling adults have a fear of falling, even if they have never had a fall. The truth is, [...]
How Technology Helps Deliver Better Healthcare Advances in technology have modernized healthcare in very exciting ways. Across the United States, home health agencies are using new and improved methods to provide better quality care for clients in a more cost-efficient way. It’s a win-win situation for the clients dependent on homecare and for [...]