5 Signs Your Loved One Needs In-Home Care

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Older adults are often resistant to receiving in-home care, as many feel they are giving up their independence and normal life. However, there are many situations that make home care necessary. Here are 5 signs your loved one needs in-home care: Unexpected Weight Loss or Gain Any sudden weight loss […]

5 Reasons You Should Consider an In-Home Caregiver

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When your aging loved one becomes ill or can no longer fully care for himself or herself independently, decisions about the best way to provide care must be made. Often, families face a choice between hiring in-home care or moving their loved one to an assisted living home or skilled […]

How To Compassionately Care for a Loved One with Dementia

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Dementia affects more than 5 million Americans, according the the Alzheimer’s Association, and that number is expected to rise to 16 million by 2050. If you care for or visit a loved one who has dementia, his or her behavior can often be confusing, aggravating, and even frightening. The most […]

5 Tips for Preventing Falls Among Elderly Loved Ones

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Every year, 2.8 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control. More than 800,000 aging adults are hospitalized each year following a fall, most because of hip fractures or head injuries. Fall injuries cost an estimated $31 billion per year, […]

Home Care Benefits for Veterans

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For many aging veterans and their families, the costs of in-home care seem out of reach. Thanks to the Veterans Affairs Non-Service Connected Pension, also known as the Aid and Attendance Pension, qualified veterans and their surviving spouses can receive grants to help pay for home health support. How do […]

What to Do If Your Elderly Parent Won’t Eat

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Fluctuations in appetite are common at every age, but in the case of the elderly, prolonged periods of appetite loss can be particularly concerning. Adequate nutrition is required to maintain good health and without it a number of issues can arise, including increased bone loss, weight loss, and malabsorption of medications. […]

My Elderly Parent Won’t Accept Help! What Do I Do?

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There comes a point in time when you may realize that your parents need assistance with everyday tasks. But hiring them help isn’t always as simple as finding a reputable company and giving them a call. Sometimes, parents refuse outside help. But if you’re unable to drop what you’re doing […]

We’ve Moved to a New Location!

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Advanced Nursing & Home Support is now located at: 15800 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 205 Rockville, MD 20855

How to Recognize Signs It’s Time for Home Care

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It’s no secret that those who are aging or have severe health issues would prefer to remain in their own home rather than in a clinical facility or hospital. In addition to the emotional benefits associated with a sense of independence, freedom, and dignity, research has shown that a patients’ […]

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