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In-home assistance after hospital stay or surgery

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When you live in Sarasota, Fla., you can contact Right Accord Home Health Care to hire a companion or caregiver after you have an extended hospital stay or surgery. It is never a good idea to live alone after having a health problem, but an assisted living consultant can find the perfect person to help you during your recovery. Our goal is to provide professional elder care services inside a client’s home. In order to choose the correct person to help you, we talk to your physician, evaluate your health and visit your home.

Providing Home Health Care Employees

Your physician may not want you to stay home by yourself after undergoing a procedure or recovering from an illness, but you may not have relatives who can help with your care. If you don’t want to live in a nursing home for a few weeks, then call us for help. Fortunately, Right Accord Home Health Care maintains a list of trained and responsible employees. In order to provide the best senior c

Safety and personal care for your loved ones

When you need someone to provide elder care for a family member, then consider the services of Right Accord Home Health Care. We are a company that will provide the safety and personal care that is needed so that you can rest and spend time with your family. An assisted living consultant will discuss the options that you have if you feel that the person isn’t able to stay at home any longer. Senior care often involves making sure medications are taken, baths are given and meals are prepared. Our assistants and nurses will also make sure the vital signs are normal and contact doctors if there are any concerns. Contact us today and let us help you in make the right decisions for your loved one.

Elder care for a family member in Sarasota, Bradenton and Venice area

If you need elder care for a family member in Sarasota, you can rely on the services that are offered by Right Accord Home Health Care. Our nurses and assistants provide senior care so that your loved one is safe while at home. Each assisted living consultant who helps in a facility or in the home helps with bathing, feeding, changing clothes and making sure the client can safely get around the home. If needed, the assistant can help with medications or can help with getting the client to doctor’s appointments, the grocery store or other places that the person desires to visit.

Right Accord carefully screens every new employee

At Right Accord Home Health Care, we know that finding quality, in-home senior care in Sarasota, Florida can be quite a challenge. That is why we carefully screen every new employee for the professional skills and personal qualities that will make them a joy for your elderly relative to have in their home. We also provide each family with a qualified assisted living consultant to help them navigate the frequently challenging journey of securing a high-quality homecare worker / companion and adjusting to changing elder care needs. If you are searching for a trusted home companion, call us today. Our many satisfied families are proof that we have helped other senior citizens continue to successfully live in their own homes. We would be glad to help you do the same.

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.
https://www.glaucoma.org/news/glaucoma-awareness-month.php

Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase.

Glaucoma is called “the sneak thief of sight” since there are no symptoms and once vision is lost, it’s permanent. As much as 40% of vision can be lost without a person noticing.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness. Moreover, among African American and Latino populations, glaucoma is more prevalent. Glaucoma is 6 to 8 times more common in African Americans than Caucasians.

Over 3 million Americans, and over 60 million people worldwide, have glaucoma. Experts estimate that half of them don’t know they have it. Combined with our aging population, we can see an epidemic of blindness looming if we don’t raise awarene

Celebrate in December

December brings with it several observations throughout the month. We love a reason to celebrate at anytime of the year but this month offers us the official days to celebrate these causes:

All Month Long Celebration of:
Safe Toys & Gifts Month
PreventBlindness.org dedicates the month of December to encouraging consumers to choose age- appropriate and safe toys.

December 6 – 12
National Influenza Vaccination Week
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination.

Recognition Days
December 1
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is held annually on December 1 and focuses global attention on the continuing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The day is designed to encourage each of us to take action to expand our collective response to the epidemic.

December 3
International Day of Persons with Disabilities Over 1billion people, or approximately 15 percent of the world’s population, live w

SMELL AND MEMORY LOSS

THE LINK BETWEEN LOSS OF SMELL AND MEMORY LOSS Several research studies are now showing there is a link between the loss of smell and Alzheimer’s disease.  For example, a three-year study at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota Phone: 941.366.0801

9 Tips for Healthy Aging Physically, Mentally, and Financially

The month of September brings a welcome relief from the hot summer days. Cool breezes and colorful foliage appearing on the trees entice one to walk and bask in healthy fresh air. Phone: 941.366.0801

5 Simple Strategies In Keeping Your Memory Sharp

People with some forgetfulness can use a variety of techniques that may help them stay healthy and maintain their memory and mental skills. Here are 5 simple tips that can help: Phone: 941.366.0801

10 Tips to Keep in Mind When Caring for Aging Family

Senior Citizen’s Day is today, and as we acknowledge our elders, RIGHT ACCORD would like to also acknowledge our aging loved ones. Phone: 941.366.0801

May is American Stroke Month

The nation will commemorate National Social Work Month this month, and the National Association of Social Workers will celebrate its 60th anniversary as well. Phone: 941.366.0801

RIGHT ACCORD Private Duty-Home Health Care awarded Home Care Accreditation from the Joint Commission 2014

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