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COVID-19

Posted on March 31, 2020 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

We want to aaure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, clients, and associates very seriously. We're closely monitoring the developments of the Coronavirus pandemic.

We will maintain all safety precautions and will continue to be available in this difficult time to serve our clients and the community. We are in this together. We will continue to monitor the Covid-19 crisis and follow guidance from public health officials and government agencies.

For more information about COVID-19 and what to do to keep healthy and safe, visit the Center for Disease Control at cdc.gov.

Coronavirius

Posted on March 6, 2020 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

You've likely heard about the Coronavirus (officially called "2019-Novel Coronavirus" or "COVID-19") in the news. While the immediate health risk remains low to Americans and there isn't a vaccine yet, there are still ways that you can help prevent the spread of this virus.

 

 

Some common steps to help prevent the spread of this illness or other illnesses, including the flu:

 

Wash your hands often for at least 20 seonds with soap and water,

If soap and water not available use a 60% Hand sanitizer

Practice good health habits

Sneeze or cough Cover your mouth

Disinfect surfaces around your home and work area.

Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze,

Stay home when you're sick, and

Avoid close contact with people who are sick

See your doctor if you think you're ill.

Home Care Remaining at Home

Posted on March 4, 2020 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Caregiver Tips

Posted on January 28, 2019 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

1. Be well informed always ask a professional questions, and remember to take a notebook and pen to appointments.

2.Keep Positive remember each day will be different do your best.

3.Practice self care make sure to schedule alone time, Schedule medical appointments to maintain your health if your 

   sick you won't be able to help a love one.

4. Stay connected join support groups it can help manage stress, and allow you to communicate with someone who understands your concerns.

5.Use Respite care not just for vacations, use it for a few hours, few days to get a break to rest, recharge. Caring Companions offers Respite care.

6.Seek and Accept help ask friends, neighbors, community resources, to help manage your love ones care. Caring Companions        offers Free  Assessment. We can help with Bathing, Dressing, Personal Care, Meals, and more Call Today.     






















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































 






            









































































































          

Fall Safety

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Tips to Prevent Falls for Seniors

1.Know side effects of medication

2.Have vision checked regularly

3.Look around home for any hazards

4. Make sure pathways are clear

5. Check shoes for non-slip soles

6. Utilize Adaptive equipment

7.Make sure proper lighting

8. Check wheelchair,walker to make sure in good working condition

9. Keep frequently used items in reach

10. Notify MD if change in Gait or Balance

FLU SEASON

Posted on December 25, 2016 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

INFLUENZA VACCINE

 Are recommened for high risks

  • Person with chronic medical conditions
  • Person with weakend immune systems
  • Persons with long term heatlh condition

SYMPTOMS INCLUDE

  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle Ache
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue

PRECAUTIONS

  • Allergic to eggs or any vacine component
  • Guillain-Barr'e syndrome
  • Severly ill

SIDE EFFECTS

  • Soreness at site shot given
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Itching

As precaution check with your doctor before getting vaccine

We at Caring Companions wish you health and happiness if we can assit with any home care needs please call 856-817-6113


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