Living with Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Throughout my high school years, the dean would typically end the morning announcements with the same reminder: to pursue “in all things, ladies and gentlemen, moderation.” But for young teenagers who smirked at any suggestions of restraint, his message was often lost in translation throughout the course of that very same day. Sometimes we need … Read more

VIDEO: Why Choose A Place at Home? About A Place at Home Our mission is to be an in-home care agency providing Compassionate Care delivered by Passionate Professionals who advocate for the health and wellness of those who want to remain in the comfort of their own home. We believe that seniors are happiest when they are able to remain in the comfort … Read more

What Are My Rights and Responsibilities As A Client?

If you have ever checked in at a hospital for an overnight stay, you may have had to sign some documents related to your “patient’s rights & responsibilities.” Your patient’s rights will include detailed instructions for how the hospital will administer your care. Typically, a hospital will also outline your responsibilities as a patient. While … Read more

Failing Vision Tied to Higher Mortality Rates Among Seniors

While it may seem common for aging adults to experience a decline in eyesight, failing vision can put seniors at a dangerously higher mortality risk by complicating even the most basic parts of their daily routines. In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Ophthalmology, research suggests that the … Read more

Tips to Interpret Your Cholesterol Readings for Seniors

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is an essential substance for growth and development that is produced naturally by the body in your liver. However, when you consume certain foods, you can introduce additional cholesterol into your body that can build up in the arterial walls. When this build up occurs, the cholesterol can harden, making it … Read more

Bets for Vets – Join Us!

A Place at Home along with CHI Health at Home, will host a Casino Night called “Bets for Vets” on Friday, July 28, 2017 at Brighton Gardens, 9220 Western Ave., Omaha.  All proceeds will benefit VA Homeless Outreach Programs. The VA’s specialized programs for homeless Veterans serve hundreds of thousands of homeless and at-risk Veterans … Read more

How We Provide the Best Caregivers In Omaha

What does it take to become an A Place at Home Caregiver? As many home care companies as there are around Omaha, what makes A Place at Home stand out from the rest? Maybe it’s that we’re locally owned; maybe it’s the CARE model (Compassionate, Accountable, Respectful, Ethical); maybe it’s our fabulous clients. Another reason … Read more