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In-Home Service, Non-Medical Care - In-Home Service, Non-Medical Care Providers in Allegheny County Even as we grow older and potentially have to deal with challenging healthcare issues, we still want to remain confident and comfortable in our own homes. Private duty home care is a type of non-medical home care service that enables older adults to do just that. In-Home ... Read more...
Home Health Agencies Checklist - Questions to consider when looking for a home health agency: How long has the agency been serving the community? Does the agency have printed brochures describing the services it offers and how much they cost? If so, ask for one. Is the agency an approved Medicare provider? Is the agency’s quality of care certified by ... Read more...
Home Health Agencies - Getting Started Usually, once your doctor refers you for home health services, staff from the home health agency will come to your residence to talk with you about your needs and ask some questions about your health. The home health agency will also talk to your doctor about your care and keep him updated about ... Read more...
Geriatric Care Managers - A private professional geriatric care manager helps to coordinate and manage the care of older adults. This is a fee-based service. Geriatric care managers can: conduct assessments to identify problems and eligibility for assistance-need services; coordinate medical care, including physician contacts, home health and other necessary screenings; monitor in-home help; review financial or legal issues; ... Read more...
Upcoming collections to accept e-waste, household chemicals, pharmaceuticals, materials for reuse and more - Mark your 2017 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from computers and household chemicals to usable building materials and unwanted medications – at upcoming collections sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and its partners. “The Pennsylvania Resources Council provides residents of the commonwealth with numerous options ... Read more...
Caregiving assistance - Let’s face it, caring for our loved ones at home can be stressful if we never have time to care for ourselves, as well. Volunteer assistance and support is offered to caregivers who want to keep loved ones at home despite disabilities or chronic illnesses, yet may not have the funds to arrange for the ... Read more...
Caregiver websites - Caregiving is a big word that brings with it tremendous responsibility. The caregiving community encompasses not just healthcare and social support professionals but family, friends, partners and neighbors. Whether you are caring for a spouse, aging parent, dear friend or others in your community, the following websites can help. They each offer a wealth of ... Read more...
Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) - Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP) Allegheny County Department of Human Services / Area Agency on Aging 2100 Wharton St. Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (412) 350-5460 Alleghenycounty.us/Human-services The FCSP assists the family caregiver who is taking care of an older relative or friend whom wants to remain independent in their own home. The goal of the program is to ... Read more...
Caregiver support and tips - Many of us serve as caregivers at some point in our lives—especially as we grow older. If you unexpectedly find yourself in a caregiver role, please know that there are plenty of services out there to help you. There are many forms of support that can help keep your loved one living independently for as long ... Read more...
Electronics Recycling in the Pittsburgh Area - Want to recycle your old computers and computer accessories but not sure where to take them? Check out these local electronics recycling options for laptops, desktops, tablets, cell phones, TVs, printers, keyboards, speakers and more in the Pittsburgh area! eLoop Phone: 724-519-7646 Address: 2010 Borland Farm Road Export, PA 15632 Website: http://www.eloopllc.com Free recylcing: CPU’s Laptops Game ... Read more...