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Compassion in Home Care in Baltimore

Compassion in Home Care in Baltimore Compassion in home care in Baltimore is the most important element that contributes to a senior's quality of life.  Unfortunately, there comes a time where everyone must depend on another for the activities of daily living and to maintain quality of life.  Many times, professional [...]

What is In-Home Care in Baltimore and Who Needs it

What Is In-Home Care and Who Needs It? As we grow older, our sense of identity and wellbeing is often tied to the place we live.  Therefore, it is no surprise that most seniors prefer to live and age at home, surrounded by the people and things they love.  Unfortunately, [...]

What Is an Environmental Assessment?

What Is an Environmental Assessment? As we grow older, most people would like to remain in the place that they are most comfortable.  And for the majority of us in Central Maryland, this is in our own homes and communities, where we can be close to our loved ones and [...]

What is Caregiver Fatigue?

What is Caregiver Fatigue? Caring for your parents was never your plan, but since your mother’s hospitalization, she’s moved in.  As a result, caring for her has become a second job. You feel physically, mentally, and emotionally drained all the time. While caring for your parents can be rewarding, it [...]

Evaluating Your Loved One For Senior Care

How to Evaluate Your Loved One for Senior Care Sometimes your loved one’s need for help is sudden; one day, they wake up, and they seem confused and may not know where they are. However, most of the time, your loved one’s change is gradual.  They slowly forget to pay [...]

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Baltimore

Help with Polypharmacy in Seniors Baltimore, MD Experts refer to polypharmacy as the practice of taking five or more prescription medications a day. It is a condition that primarily affects the elderly. Because this demographic typically manages chronic diseases, the increase in drugs isn’t a surprise. Therefore, it’s essential to [...]

What is Private Duty Home Care in Baltimore?

What is "Private Duty Home Care"? Many people believe that taking care of loved ones is solely the responsibility of family members. However, this task can be overwhelming, especially for those with careers or children. For those who may not be able to provide the caregiver services their loved one [...]

Can Veterans Get Home Care Benefits?

Can Veterans Get Home Care Benefits? One of the questions we routinely receive is, "are there home care benefits for Veterans?"  Actually, the Veterans Administration ("VA") has a program that pays for home care benefits for Veterans to allow them to remain safe and independent at home.  This program [...]

Does My Loved One Need a Personal Emergency Response System?

Does My Loved One Need a Personal Emergency Response System? Ancillary services, such as a personal emergency response system, complement other health care services doctors offer to their patients.  Many people are confused by the term and often ask, “Does my loved one need any ancillary services?”  It’s essential first [...]

Signs Your Loved One Needs Senior Care

Signs Your Loved One Needs Senior Care There are several signs your loved one needs senior care. If you recognize these signs, you may need to have a delicate conversation with your loved one. There are several signs to watch out for that can indicate a senior loved one might [...]

Does My Loved One Need Transitional Care?

Does My Loved One Need Transitional Care? Upon discharge from the hospital, your mom or dad might not be ready to resume normal daily activities because of illness or surgery. Transitional care is a form of rehabilitation that helps to bridge the gap. Many people have faced the question: Does [...]

Hero Pay Bonus Announcement

Hero Pay Bonus Announcement On Friday, June 12th, HomeCentris announced it was paying its personal care caregivers a “Hero Pay Bonus” for continuing to serve its clients during the COVID pandemic.  This has been a confusing and trying time for everyone.  However, since mid-March, our caregivers have repeatedly stepped up [...]

Letter to our Clients on COVID-19

Letter to our Clients on COVID-19 To all HomeCentris Patients, Clients, and Family Members, HomeCentris is taking the COVID-19 crisis very seriously.  We continue to update our practices to follow the CDC Guidelines as they are updated.  The following letter was mailed to all of our clients and patients during [...]

COVID-19 Update for our Clients

March 11, 2020 Dear HomeCentris Patient, As your healthcare provider, we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and family members. From the beginning of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, we’ve been working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other [...]

Selecting the Best Home Care Agency in Baltimore

Selecting the Best Home Care Agency in Baltimore REFINING YOUR SEARCH The first step to finding the best home care in Baltimore is understanding what level of care is needed. There are three main types of in-home healthcare services: Skilled Home Health.  Skilled home health [...]

How Much Does Home Care Cost in Baltimore?

How Much Does Home Care Cost in Baltimore? In nearly every article, it’s shown that nearly 90% of all adults want to stay home and age in place.  However, for Baltimore families researching how to make this happen, the process can be stressful and overwhelming. [...]

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