1. When Is It Time For In-Home Care?

    The time following a loved one’s injury or hospitalization is difficult. Trying to get them back up on their feet while also maintaining your own life is a tricky balance. If, after everything seems okay, you start to notice that they aren’t doing as well as they used to, you may start to ask yourself what there is to do. If your family member doesn’t need to be in a nursing facility but the…Read More

  2. Taking Care of Yourself When a Loved One Needs In-Home Care

    Watching a relative age or deal with an injury that requires in-home care is a difficult experience. If you are responsible for taking care of a family member or friend, you’re probably starting to notice how the experience is making you feel. At #1 in Home Care, let us help relieve some of the stress you’re experiencing by providing transportation, cleaning, and meal prep services. Our in-hom…Read More

  3. How a Home Care Aide Might Mean Smaller Medical Bills

    If you have an elderly parent who has recently suffered from a long illness or an injury that has left them unable to fully take care of themselves, you might be uncertain what options they have for care. Of course, they could always go to a nursing home, but the cost of these facilities have ballooned so much over the last few years that the median price for a private room in a nursing facility i…Read More

  4. Home Care Agencies Care About Your Health and Happiness

    When it comes time to find someone to help you or a family member at home because of age or physical impairment, it can seem like you’re facing a very difficult task of finding an agency that provides the type of care you deserve. Luckily, #1 in Home Care is here. If you live in the greater New Orleans area, our caregivers are ready to help you live the kind of life that you are used to living. …Read More

  5. Who Pays for Home Care?

    When a loved one needs help around the house, you might do everything possible to avoid it. Maybe you pretend that their problems aren’t as bad as they seem or that they’re just in a temporary funk and that they’ll come out of it. Maybe you’re more proactive and you find a way to spend more time at their home helping them with everything from cleaning to cooking to bathing. While this can …Read More

  6. One Big Reason Why Home Care is Important

    If you or someone close to you has been having problems making sure that everything around your home has been getting done, including housekeeping, personal hygiene, and meal preparation, you might have wondered what your options are. Of course, you could go to an assisted living facility, but we understand why you would much rather stay in your home and retain your independence, especially if you…Read More

  7. What Services Are Offered by Home Care Agencies?

    The prospect of needing home care for a loved one or for yourself can be slightly scary. If you’ve already been in an accident or suffered some sort of physical setback that has prevented you from being able to take care of yourself in the ways that you’re used to, bringing in another person might feel like just too much change in too short of a time. But when you hire a home care provider fro…Read More

  8. What to Know Before Hiring Home Care: Part Two

    In our last entry we covered the reasons that might make home care necessary for you or a family member. In this blog we will talk about some of the things that Jefferson Parish’s #1 in Home Care can help out with, why those things can help the entire family, and who might need in-home care. If you need home care, please call us. We’re here and ready to help your loved one with compassionate s…Read More

  9. What to Know Before Hiring Home Care: Part One

    It can be very hard to reach out for help, especially when it is for either yourself or a loved one who just can’t take care of themselves as well as they used to. At #1 in Home Care, we understand how difficult it is to admit that things have changed to such a degree that they require outside help, so we try to make this transition as easy as possible. We provide non-medical home care to anyone…Read More

  10. A Home Care Provider Does More Than One Job at a Time

    In the wake of an accident or an illness, trying to find people who can help you or your family member try to resume a normal life can be difficult. If you have been looking for people to help with transportation, cleaning, meal-preparation, and hygiene practices can be very hard. Many agencies or providers offer only one or two of the services you need to get things back to the way they were or, …Read More