Types of home care services

Types of in-home services Not all in-home services are the same. Some in-home services provide non-medical help, such as assistance with daily living. Common types of in-home services: Companion services: Help with supervision, recreational activities or visiting. Personal care services: Help with bathing, dressing, toileting,…

Fall Risks and the Elderly

Falls are a marker of frailty, immobility, and acute and chronic health impairment in older persons. Falls in turn diminish function by causing injury, activity limitations, fear of falling, and loss of mobility. Most injuries in the elderly are the result of falls; fractures of…