Tag: home care assistance

A Parent’s Guide to Pediatric First Aid

It’s a parent’s responsibility to keep a child safe. However, not every parent understands the steps they can take to prevent injuries and medical conditions. This article will serve as a parent’s guide to pediatric first aid. It will provide guidelines parents can follow to keep their children healthy. Prevention is the First Step The […]

Written by on December 23, 2023

Safety Tips for Older Drivers

While some individuals drive safely into their 80s, other problems exist. For example, while eye and hand coordination might be okay, pain in knee joints could impede breaking. So, those in their family (and physicians) should work toward excellent safety.Here at Prestige Home Care, we hear about problems like this regularly. The number of drivers on the road grows […]

Written by on November 13, 2022

Intellectual Disability Services in Philadelphia, PA

What does “intellectual disability” mean? Generally, this condition begins before an individual reaches the age of 22. It places limits on the way a person functions and adapts in daily life. Functionality includes problem-solving, reasoning, conceptual and social skills, communication, and learning. In terms of an IQ test, if a person scores 75 or under […]

Written by on July 18, 2022

Heart Failure Awareness Week

Heart Failure Awareness Week (February 12-20th) focuses on raising awareness about heart failure and finding ways for prevention and treatment. The biggest drive is in the area of education. When your loved one has signs their heart is not performing as it should, or they have an HF experience, you want the best information available […]

Written by on February 16, 2022

A Simple and Easy to Understand Explanation of Residential Habilitation Services

If you don’t understand exactly what the term “residential habilitation services” means, don’t fret. You are not alone. The average person has heard this term yet does not understand its true meaning. Below, our home care providers in Philadelphia explain exactly what residential habilitation services mean and shed light on their importance. The Basics of […]

Written by on September 15, 2021

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month has arrived just in the nick of time. The United States and several other countries are currently attempting to convince people to take the COVID-19 vaccination. There has also been an ongoing battle between anti-vaxxers and the pro-vaccination crowd in regard to vaccinating infants soon after birth.  August is a time […]

Written by on August 12, 2021

July is Healthy Vision Month: Tips for Seniors

We have finally made it to July after a challenging first six months of the year. This is Healthy Vision Month. If you are like most people, you have glasses or contact lenses that help you see clearly. However, even if you use contacts or glasses, it is in your interest to be aware of […]

Written by on July 15, 2021

Top 10 Summertime Activities for Seniors

The weather is finally getting warmer. It is time to head outside and have some fun. However, if you are a senior citizen or challenged with finding a way to get your aging loved one outside this summer, you might be wondering which activities are best. Below, we provide a look at the top 10 […]

Written by on June 21, 2021

Asthma Awareness Month

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has named May to be Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month since 1984. Given that asthma and allergies are sometimes related, we’ll be focusing on asthma below. What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that can affect your airways. It can cause your airways to swell […]

Written by on May 24, 2021