Category Archives: In-home care

How does In-Home Care compare to Assisted Living Facilities?

Assisted living facilities were created as an alternative to nursing homes and are typically made up of individual condominiums within a larger community that provides meals, housekeeping, occasional nursing visits and activities like bingo or movie night. While these assisted … Continue reading

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Checklist: Is your loved one OK at home alone?

Messy Home: One of the telltale signs that an aging individual needs additional support is an unkempt home or living environment. This can include clutter, odors, piled up garbage, loads of undone or unfolded laundry or stacks of dirty dishes. … Continue reading

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Non-Medical In-Home Care VS. Home Health Care

What is Non-Medical In-Home Care? Non-medical home care can also be identified by the following terms: personal care, companion care, homemaker services, custodial care, unskilled, and non-clinical. It provides valuable social interaction, help with household chores, and assistance with activities … Continue reading

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The Value of Second Opinions

Many patients seek a second opinion or diagnosis confirmation before treatment for a complex condition. In a new study, researchers report that as many as 88 percent of those patients go home with a new or refined diagnosis — changing … Continue reading

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What you Need to Do to Continue Living at Home despite Your Aging Problems

What you Need to Do to Continue Living at Home despite Your Aging Problems Aging is a big problem among the older adults living not just in the U.S. but also around the globe. Because of this natural phenomenon, our … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about Respite Care

As the number one provider of non-medical home care in Rancho Cucamonga CA, Extra Hand In-Home Care is often asked about the services we lay out to clients. One of the services patients ask us is about our Respite Care. … Continue reading

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5 Fun and Healthy Things To Do At Home

Are you advised by your doctor to stay at home? If you are, do you think it’s boring? Well, worry no more. Extra Hand In-Home Care prepared 5 tips on some fun things to do while you’re at home: Do … Continue reading

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Why It’s Better To Age At Home

Let’s face it, we all age right? And we’re not getting any younger anymore. This is the reality. But truth be told, there are so many things to enjoy and be glad about aging. And believe us, aging is much … Continue reading

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Aging & Health Concerns: Understanding the Sleeping Problems

As much as we want to play and avoid afternoon naps in our childhood, we struggle to get enough sleep as we get older. Aside from the normal changes in our sleeping patterns, a lot of factors are still affect … Continue reading

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Breaking the Barriers of Living Your Senior Years Well

Aging may sound terrifying for some people because it is often stigmatized for disability. People are asked about aging and they could refer it to having wrinkles and health problems at retirement. This is one of the reasons why people … Continue reading

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