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Apr 01 2020

When choosing the type of care to give your loved ones, every option comes with their pros and cons. This guide will show you the better course to take. read more

Mar 25 2020

Hiring through an agency removes the challenge of finding an in-home caregiver yourself. Use these steps to ensure your loved ones get the best care possible. read more

Mar 24 2020

Choosing an in-home caregiver is an intensely personal choice for seniors and care advocates whose goals are to maintain a standard of living and independence in the home for as long as possible. In-home caregivers provide seniors with a new-found sense of freedom from the burdens of housework and personal care that prevent them from enjoying preferred activities. Relying on others for healing or the activities of daily living, can feel intimidating, impolite, or seem ungrateful to voice objections. Accepting help can also be a sensitive subject for those who are used to being self-reliant. So, how to promote self-advocacy in seniors? read more

Mar 23 2020

Is home health care tax deductible? There are a lot of requirements, conditions, and red tape to get familiar with when preparing your taxes. read more

Mar 18 2020

Parents with medically fragile kids face numerous challenges in their medical services. In-home pediatric care removes the burdens for an easier process. read more

Mar 11 2020

The arrival of the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought significant challenges to our extended communities. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely to ensure that we have the most accurate and latest information on the threat of the virus. The health and well-being of our community is our primary concern. read more

Mar 04 2020

Our infection control and prevention strategy is comprised of three main evidence-based components: Communication, Symptom Surveillance, and Infection Prevention read more

Feb 27 2020

The difference between two types of in-home nursing care for the elderly. While hospice and home health care are similar in nature, there are stark differences between the two and when they're given. read more

Feb 27 2020

Important information to help you remain healthy and help to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the new strain of Coronavirus. read more

Feb 21 2020

Having to care for a loved one isn't easy, but people and services are ready to help. Get to know the types of home healthcare services available. read more

Jan 31 2020

Approximately 80% of seniors suffer from at least one chronic condition and 70% will need some type of long-term care in their lifetime, which makes caregiving an especially important job. But caregivers, especially informal caregivers, are vulnerable to physical and emotional stress because of the shifts in roles and emotions that come with the job. read more

Jan 06 2020

Many caregivers struggle with burnout because you're always at your best when caring for others and it's important to be at the top of your game. But it's also important to have a healthy outlet for the feelings of stress and anxiety that caregiving creates, whether you're a family caregiver or a caregiver for an in-home agency, so you can keep doing what you love for those you love. read more

Dec 31 2019

Up to 70% of Americans over the age of 65 will need some type of long-term care in their lifetime. But it can be tricky to determine when it's the right time to look into in-home care. Often, there are early signs that you or your loved one need assistance in the home. By recognizing these signs, you can make an informed decision about whether or not to begin looking into geriatric care agencies. read more

Dec 06 2019

As your loved one's age, you don't always have time to be there for them. Caregivers are a reliable addition to your support system that can provide everything from health care to companionship to the people that mean the most to you. read more

Dec 05 2019

With fewer friends and family members living close by, it's easy to become more isolated as we age. Chronic health conditions and depression can also keep us from reaching out to our local communities for companionship. But people aren't meant to be isolated. In fact, extreme loneliness can even cause our health to decline even more. read more

Nov 15 2019

This November, Fedelta Home Care celebrates 15 years of continuous operation as the Puget Sound's leading home care provider. Always locally owned and locally operated, Fedelta was created by Steve Meyer in 2004 with the goal of offering a better way for aging people to live at home for as long as possible, in their own way. Fedelta has grown steadily ever since, continually expanding its services and offerings. The company's name honors Steve's grandmother, Theresa, to whom Fedelta is dedicated. read more

Nov 13 2019

Moderate memory loss is a typical sign of aging. But that doesn't mean you and your loved ones can't go out of your way to improve your memory and boost your cognitive skills. Consider the following five exercises you can use to help keep your mind sharp, prevent memory loss, and increase mental activity. read more

Nov 11 2019

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative, progressive brain condition characterized by declines in cognitive functioning such as memory, critical thinking skills, and the ability to perform tasks. Because memory loss is a normal effect of aging, it's often easy to mistake early signs of Alzheimer's for forgetfulness. read more

Oct 28 2019

Recent statistics from the United States Department of Human and Health Services indicate that more than 50,000 individuals are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease each year. Additional information indicates that more than 500,000 people around the country live with this disease. If a loved one shows signs of tremors, insomnia, memory loss, and slow movement, you should take them to the hospital for Parkinson's disease tests. read more

Oct 08 2019

Multiple sclerosis, often shortened to MS, is a disease that causes the immune system to attack the nerves in your body. Over time, the protective coating surrounding the nerve is eaten way, and symptoms such as pain, fatigue, and loss of vision begin to show themselves. This nerve damage is, unfortunately, permanent and affects all areas of the human body. read more

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