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Staying Safe and Healthy During COVID-19

Since the coronavirus pandemic began in early 2020, life hasn’t quite looked the same. We have all had to make adjustments to our routines due to health guidance as well as learn to be flexible as the medical community has learned more about the virus. One thing has remained certain here at Total Care Connections: […]

Starting the Conversation About Home Care Services in Arizona

When you visited your aging loved one over the holiday season, or when you caught up via video call to celebrate, did you find yourself feeling a bit worried or concerned? You aren’t alone. Here at Total Care Connections, we often hear from family members after the holidays who are a bit worried after noticing […]

Helping Seniors Prepare for a Successful Recovery After Hospital Discharge

When someone is discharged from the hospital, it means that their doctor has determined that they have recovered enough to no longer need hospital-level care.  This does not always mean that they are fully recovered.  They may still require extra care for weeks, or even months, after discharge.  This may result in a short stay […]

7 Ways to Introduce In-Home Care to Seniors When They are Resistant to Care

Could your aging loved one use some assistance with their activities of daily living but does not want to admit it? Seniors often will not admit that they need help, even if they are struggling with everyday tasks.  Receiving care can be a very sensitive subject making your loved one resistant to the idea.  Here […]

How To Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes When Hiring A Home Care Company in Arizona

The difficult task of caring for an aging loved one often happens without warning leaving you and your family with not a lot of time to prepare. You ultimately may learn that you can’t do it all!  Here is a newsflash… you and your family are not alone! It may be time to hire a […]

4 Unique Differences Between Home Care & Assisted Living in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona

Have you found that it has become increasingly more difficult for your compromised loved one to be at home alone or that their safety has become an issue?  Maybe now is the time to consider home care or even assisted living placement.  First, I will give you a brief overview of both home care and […]

5 Best (Top) Private Duty In-Home Nursing Services in Paradise Valley and Scottsdale, Arizona

As we enter the second quarter of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are looking for safer alternatives to placing their loved ones in a nursing home facility. The fear of seniors catching the virus in a crowded home, not receiving the attention they need, or just wanting to keep them in a familiar, loving environment are […]

Home Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Why It’s More Important Now Than Ever For Seniors in Arizona to Stay Home

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter our lives, we must consider how to modify existing protocols to adjust to a new way of living. Considering a pandemic of this potential magnitude, an individual would generally be hospitalized until they were deemed ready to go home. With the forecasting of many citizens contracting the disease, […]

Choosing a Home Care Company for Your Elderly Parent in Arizona During the Coronavirus Pandemic: What You Need To Know

2020 will be known as the year of change. Vetting a potential home care agency for your loved ones is always an important step, but in the age of a pandemic, the process is crucial. COVID-19, the name given by the World Health Organization (WHO) on February 11, 2020, for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus […]

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