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Infographic: Managing Multiple Health Conditions at Home

According to the American Geriatrics Society, more than 80% of older adults are living with multiple health conditions. With each new health problem, things can become exponentially more complicated! A senior might see a number of different doctors, with many appointments to coordinate, and a confusing array of recommendations to follow. Medication management is another challenge. Many seniors take 10 or more medications—a complicated regimen, especially when we consider that a drug prescribed for one health problem could worsen another.

Friends and loved ones are often called upon to help these elders. For many families, professional in-home care is the key to helping loved ones juggle multiple conditions. Here’s a visual reminder of the many ways home care helps.


April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. To learn how professional in-home care supports the well-being and safety of people with Parkinson’s disease, read “ Living at Home With Parkinson’s Disease ” in the Right at Home blog.

Managing Multiple Health Conditions at Home

The older we are, the higher our risk of health challenges such as …

  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • lung disease
  • arthritis
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • COPD
  • stroke
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • sensory loss

8 ways professional in-home caregivers support health management for senior clients:

  1. Help coordinate health care appointments.
  2. Drive and accompany clients to medical appointments.
  3. Pick up prescriptions and provide medication reminders.
  4. Supervise exercise and other recommended activities.
  5. Grocery shop and prepare meals, including special diets.
  6. Provide housekeeping and laundry, and remove fall hazards.
  7. Assist with bathing, dressing, grooming and toileting.
  8. Provide memory care supervision and companionship.

With professional in-home caregivers on their loved one’s health care team, families have greater peace of mind. Contact Right at Home* today and ask for a FREE in-home consultation.

*In-home care services vary by location.

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Right at Home offers in-home care to seniors and adults with disabilities who want to live independently. Most Right at Home offices are independently owned and operated, and directly employ and supervise all caregiving staff.
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