Entries by Physicians Choice

Elderly care: Keeping them healthy

Elderly care: Keeping them healthy With the growing generation of elderly people in the U.S. today, pressure is increasing for their family members to meet their newfound needs due to illness, injury or other factors that take away their independence. This care is often provided first hand by family, a visiting in home care service, […]

What are the the signs of elderly depression?

What are the the signs of elderly depression? Depression is a common problem for elderly people. It’s not always easy to remain optimistic as we face decisions and certainties of aging — retirement, the death of loved ones, increased isolation and declining health. That being so, keep in mind that depression is not inevitable as […]

Elderly care: preventing falls

Elderly care: preventing falls A number of statistics provided by the Center For Disease Control bring to light just how dangerous falls can be for the elderly. Falls can bring a range of consequences from head trauma to fractured hips and even increase the risk of early death. According to CDC statistics compiled for 2008, […]

Welcome to our new blog!

OMAHA’S PREMIER IN HOME ASSISTED LIVING PROVIDER Physicians Choice Private Duty created this blog as a resource for families engaged in the many stages of senior care. We know this life changing journey can be challenging and full of tough decisions, as the needs of every individual are different. Here, we’ll examine real world stories […]