November is Homecare and Hospice Month

Rich in Tradition, Now a High-Touch, High-Tech Industry November is Homecare and Hospice Month, a time to recognize the hard work and dedication of more...

Ministry of Presence

“In hospice care, spirituality is one of the most important issues in a person’s life,” states Sr. Catherine Higgins, CSJ, LSW, Hospice Social Worker....

Walking Speed: A Vital Sign for Older Adults

By Dr. Tonya Miller, PT DPT Regional Director, Celtic Healthcare There are many vital signs to indicate how your body is performing. Physicians and other health...

Free Home for the Holidays Web Conference Will Help Local Family Caregivers Tune Into...

The holidays are a good time for family caregivers returning home to their loved ones to tune into the signs that an older family...

The 50-50 Rule: Overcoming Family Conflict is in the Best Interests of Aging Parents

By Lucy Novelly, CSA, Franchise Owner/CEO of Home Instead Senior Care serving Washington County and the South Hills area. For more information about the local...

The Top Ten Fears of Elderly Adults

Many of the fears that aging adults experience relate to the biggest challenge they say they face: staying active. According to a recent survey...

Home Helper Could Assist Patients Discharged from Hospital

A recent study has identified an unusual phenomenon. For senior citizens, hospitalizations actually may cause temporary memory loss and difficulty in understanding discharge instructions,...

Hospice is so much more…

By Arnie Burchianti Reprinted with permission from Celtic Healthcare  It saddens me to realize the continued misunderstanding of the true meaning, benefits, and value of hospice...

Checklist for Sibling Family Caregivers

The following checklist can help siblings better manage the care of their senior loved ones. —Identify and list the needs that your senior loved ones...

Celtic Healthcare Announces New Virtual Care Division

Answering the call for accountable care, Celtic Healthcare is helping physicians, hospitals and insurers through our unique Celtic Virtual Care Division and Disease Management...