Respite Care: What It Is & How It Works

Respite care is temporary care of a sick, elderly, or disabled person, which provides relief (breaks) for their primary caregiver or family. Whether it is for an hour, a few days, or several weeks, families can arrange for respite care whenever works best for them. If...

Common Signs You Should Consider Respite Care

The staff at Cherished Hands Home Health understands that as our loved one’s age, we want to be there for them to perform daily tasks they can no longer manage. But caregiving can soon become a full-time job, which can compromise your own health. Your senior...

Polypharmacy Impacts on Elderly Population

What is polypharmacy? It can be explained as the use of multiple medications generally referred to five or more prescribed drugs per day and/or the administration of more medications than are clinically indicated, representing unnecessary/unwanted drug use. [1] World...