Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury in the Workplace

ReMed's marketing and communications director Ann Periera-Ogan speaks about understanding traumatic brain injury in the workplace.

Healthy Aging: Heart Healthy Tips for Everyone

In honor of American Heart Month, we have a few tips we hope you take to heart.

7 Tips for Keeping Your Heart Healthy as You Age

There’s a lot you can do to keep your heart healthy no matter how old you are. Here are just a few tips!

Benefits Help Veterans Live Safely at Home with Comfort, Independence, and Dignity

Assistive care services paid through his veterans’ benefits has helped Mr. Watson remain living safely at home.

The Veterans Aid and Attendance Program: Do You Qualify?

If you’re a veteran, you may be eligible for in-home personal care assistance. Here’s what you need to know.

Spotlight on BAYADA’s Mentorship and Partnership Program (MaPP)

BAYADA's Mentorship and Partnership Program (MaPP) was developed to provide ongoing support and guidance for those who are advancing on their career path.

Veteran's Day - A Lesson in History From One Soldier To Another

Read this compelling story of BAYADA Hospice client and World War II Veteran Stewart recalling his time in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

An Ordinary Family, Extraordinary Challenges

BAYADA Pediatrics nurses allow Adeline to live safely at home with her Mom and Dad, where she is thriving at her Tinkerbell themed second birthday party.

Keeping Seniors Safe and Engaged During the Holidays

The holidays can be fun, festive, and magical. They can also be hectic, stressful, and challenging for those caring for aging loved ones.

Medicaid Home Waiver Fulfills Simple Wish

The Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP-DA) can help pay for in-home care for people who are at risk of going into an institution.

Be Aware of These 10 Common Signs and Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Although the damage, symptoms, and progression vary greatly for each individual, MS is a chronic condition that must be managed for a lifetime.

Early Stage Dementia: How You Can Help Your Loved One

Learn practical tips for living with dementia, social activity tips, and long-term considerations for you or your loved one. Remember, you are not alone.

Government Programs That Support Home Care

Several government-run waiver programs help pay for in-home assistive care for those who are at risk of going to an institution.

Rehab Solutions: Specialized care. Better outcomes.

BAYADAbility Rehab Solutions is the first and only specialized in-home rehabilitation nursing program of its kind for people in many situations.

A Picture Perfect Surprise

Lori and Luke, along with other care stories displayed on the walls at our new buildings in Pennsauken, remind us of the commitment to The BAYADA Way.

Virginia Steelman Becomes an Advocate for Foster Children

As an advocate for children in the foster care system, Virginia taps into her extensive pediatric management experience and compassion as a nurse.

Home Safety After a Traumatic Brain Injury

When someone returns home after a brain injury, creating a safe home environment is an important first step.


Newly Diagnosed with ALS? 8 Things You Can Do Today

If you or someone you love has been recently diagnosed with ALS, there are things you do can today to enjoy the highest quality of life possible.

Teen with Cerebral Palsy Gets a New Adaptive Bike

About five years ago, Mat decided to switch from working with adults in a hospital cardiology unit to working full-time for BAYADA Pediatrics.

Parents Advocate for the Special Needs Community

These parents not only go above and beyond to provide care for their son but help other families who have loved ones with special medical needs.

Balancing a Caregiver into Your Parent’s Life

You could use some extra help caring for your parent. First, take a deep breath; then read on for some helpful tips to navigate senior home care.

What You Should Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to the Brain Injury Association, 2.5 million people sustain a brain injury each year. Learn more about this topic in our latest blog post.

Catastrophic Care: Helping Clients Regain Their Lives

My choice to become a nurse was confirmed in my heart and mind by the time I was in the 6th grade. Learn why nursing was the best option for her.

Woman with TBI Relies on Specialized Care

Life changed in an instant for Kathy Pollack in 2002 when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Read more about her story here.

The Importance of a Living Will and Health Care Proxy

Learn more about advance directives—such as a living will and health care proxy—and other key legal documents as you age.

What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

Rothamel Bratton Attorney Charles “Chris” Bratton breaks down Medicare vs Medicaid for readers in this post.

What Are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?

It is estimated that 3 to 4 million Americans have glaucoma, but only about half know that they have it.

Senior Nutrition: Why Our Diets Should Change as We Age

Seniors may have to adapt their eating habits to ensure they are getting adequate nutrition to meet their evolving needs as they age.

How to Talk to Your Parents About Long-term Care

Your parents are getting older and you know, slowly but surely, life is changing for them. Our blog post is here to help with those questions and more.

Senior Dating: A New World of Fun

Dating among the senior citizen crowd is more common than ever. Here are a few tips!

Valentine’s Day for Seniors: Celebrate Love at Any Age

Valentine’s Day is our cultural reminder to enjoy a loving state of mind at any age.

Living Well with Heart Failure: Six Things You Can Do Today!

Have you been diagnosed with congestive heart failure? You are not alone. This blog post provides tips on helping you live a heart healthy life.

Top Experts Give Advice to the Sandwich Generation

We asked experts within the senior planning industry a question; What should the sandwich generation be doing as their parents start to age in their home?

Mike Pollock: Husband, Caregiver, Advocate, Champion

Mike Pollock serves as a caregiver to his wife with traumatic brain injury and as an advocate for the home care industry.

Man with Asperger Syndrome Wins Local Election

Read this incredible story of what happens when a BAYADA client announces his candidacy for a seat on the Board of Education of Lincoln County, NC.

Play a Round: Golf Has Many Health Benefits for Seniors

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated”- Arnold Palmer. Learn about the surprising health benefits for seniors!

Tips for Making Home Safer for Your Parent

There’s a lot you can do to help your parent stay safe and independent living at home. Get the tips you need here.

Walking: A Simple Exercise with Multiple Benefits

Many people, especially seniors, feel that it might be too late to start an exercise program. Learn more about the importance and benefits here.

What You Need to Know About The Flu

The flu is a very contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus. Unlike a cold, the flu comes on suddenly and includes symptoms that make you feel ill.

A Parent’s Survival Guide to Pediatric Home Care

Welcoming nurses into your home to care for your child may not be something you ever imagined doing. We discuss important topics before starting care.

How Aging Life Care Professionals Can Help Your Family

Many families feel overwhelmed when an aging loved one needs care. Have you considered an aging care professional?

Pediatric Home Health Care Keeps Families Together

As a parent of a medically fragile child, you no doubt cope with a myriad of challenges. But you don’t have to go at it alone.

Incontinence Keeping you From Enjoying Life? There is Help

Millions of senior Americans are living with urinary incontinence. Did you know there are four major types of incontinence? Read more here.

7 Great Resources for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Here is a list of groups that can provide you with the support and guidance you need to help you, your child, and your family navigate this new world.

Why Are Falls So Dangerous for the Elderly?

There are many reasons why seniors are at increased risk of falling. Learn how you can prevent them today!

Getting to Know Your Parent’s Caregiver

That question—how do you match the caregiver to the client?—is one of the most important. Get the tips you need here!

Mom Champions Needs of Her Daughter and Her Patients

While caring for her 8-year-old daughter, Jaymie advocates for reimbursements and regulations that meet the needs of all families receiving home care.


How to Live in Comfort and Care if You Have ALS

Although nursing and personal care are the most common home care services for people with ALS, services such as therapy and hospice are available as well.

Strokes: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

When a stroke happens, multiple abilities are lost. How a person is affected and to what degree depends on where and how much damage occurs in the brain.

Eating Healthy with Diabetes

Managing diabetes can be challenging, particularly for older adults, but with care and planning, you can help keep your blood sugar at healthy levels.

Could I Have Parkinson’s Disease? Common Signs and Symptoms

The following symptoms could indicate a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. It is important to talk to your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Child Thrives at Home with Respiratory Complications

Unlike most other parents, the Stickles need a full-time nurse in their home because their twins were born prematurely.

What You Can do to Help Your Loved One’s Dementia Behaviors

When a loved one has dementia, managing their changing behaviors can be very challenging. Understanding each level of behavior is critical.

Things to Consider if You Need an Elder Law Attorney

Planning for the senior years can be confusing without the correct information. It is important to know your rights and seek counseling when needed.

Respite Care: Because Caregivers Need Some TLC, Too

Have you considered Respite Care? Learn more about the benefits and services that it can provide to you and your family.

Think Home Care is Just for When You’re Home? Think Again

Home care is more than just care in your residence. It provides freedom to explore social activities, shopping trips, medical appointments and more.

Care Management Resources for Seniors

One of the most important decisions Seniors will need to make is how to plan and manage their own care to help pay and arrange for services.

Understanding the Stages and Symptoms of Dementia

Becoming familiar with the stages of dementia can help guide your expectations and help you decide what kind of care is needed and when to seek assistance.

How Do I Know if My Spouse Needs Home Care?

How do you know when it's time for a home health care company to help your loved one? It's important to think of the following questions when considering.

Tips for Keeping COPD Under Control

If you or someone you care for has COPD, it’s vital to manage the disease. Read through our important tips to keep it under control.

Stay Cool! Summer Safety Tips for Older Adults

The summer can be a time of great joy if elders follow these simple tips from private home care specialist, Michael Ferraina.

10 Tips for Strength Training Exercises for Seniors

Trying to stay in shape is especially important for seniors. Read our top tips to staying healthy and fit!

Smoothing the Way: Preparing for an In-home Caregiver

Although you may be anxious about someone new in your home, there are things you can do to make the transition smoother for yourself and family.

How to Choose the Right Home Health Care Provider for You

How do you know which healthcare provider is right for your needs? This blog post dives into important concepts, questions, and processes.

Help for Veterans—at Home and in the Community

There are a variety of government and charitable organizations dedicated to helping veteran's receive the care they deserve in the comfort of their home.

With Live-in Care, You’re Never Alone

Considering Private Duty Home Care for you or a loved one? Our blog post dives into important topics and questions surrounding live-in care.

Is it Still Okay for Mom to Live Alone? Things to Consider

It is not easy when you have to consider if your mother has to live at home alone. Learn to assess the situation, get support, and have the discussion.

Couple Celebrates 65th Anniversary with Help of BAYADA Team

Tom and Gladys Stanley celebrated their 65th anniversary with dinner, donated flowers, and a serenade by BAYADA Hospice Medical Director John Saroyan.

Does Your Child Qualify for Home Health Care?

Caring for a child with complex medical needs is an enormous responsibility. Read on for answers to common myths.

Here's How You can Pay for Home Health Care

This blog article describes the different programs that can help pay for home health care.

What are My Care Options for an Aging Parent?

This blog article summarizes the different care options for a senior citizen.

Training to Help People with Dementia and their Families

A care professional specifically trained in dementia care can make all the difference in quality of life for the person with dementia and their family.

Home Care and Veterans: What You Need to Know

This blog post provides information for US Veterans interested in the Veterans Health Administration. Learn about how the VA can help you!

Nurses Help Child with Rare Disease Be a Typical Little Boy

Young boy with CCHS thrives with the help of home care. Read his heartwarming story!

Summer Safety for Children with Special Needs

Summertime can put children with special needs at an increased risk of injury or other health complications. Here are tips to avoid those complications.

Electronic Simulation in Pediatric Home Care

Learn what makes the electronic simulation training in pediatric home care such a breakthrough. Click to read more.

Jack Freedman: The Greatest Gift is Just Being Jack

Jack Freedman, BAYADA Home Health Care client, lives his life as normal as possible despite the challenges he faces every day.

BAYADA Client with Quadriplegia Participates in Marathon

BAYADA Client with Quadriplegia battles the odds to participate in a marathon. Read about her journey and relationship with her BAYADA Caregiver.

Organizing Pediatric Home Care for Your Child

Here are the top 10 essential tasks to complete each year for your child with complex needs.

If Your Child Needs a Feeding Tube: What You Should Know

If your child has been prescribed a feeding tube, there is information that you need to know and questions you should be prepared to ask.

Kasey D. - Thriving at Home

BAYADA Pediatrics client, Kasey D. is a beloved client and is thriving at home thanks to her BAYADA nurses!

Nursing Care at School for Children with Special Needs

BAYADA can travel outside the home and provide nursing care at school for your child.

Vaccinations: The First Defense Against Preventable Diseases

Vaccinations are a huge discussion in today's news. Read here to learn about the importance of vaccinations.

Why are Case Manager's Important for Your Child

Read on to learn how critical a well-trained and professional case manager is to your child's home care.

Jessie’s Story: A View into the Life of a BAYADA Habilitation Client

Read to learn how Jessie lives life with the assistance of BAYADA Habilitation.

Amy’s Story: Living Independently with a Little Help

Read now to learn how BAYADA Habilitation allows life to be livable even after a traumatic injury.

10 Essential Requirements for Safe Pediatric Home Care

Read to learn how to prepare your home and family for when your child transitions from hospital care to pediatric home care.

How to Care for Your Parent from a Distance

Caring for a loved one when you do not live with them can be difficult. Read further for some insight on how to make it a bit easier.

Coping With the Holidays When Experiencing Grief

Acknowledgement of change during the holidays can be hard. Receive tips on how to cope with the holidays when experiencing grief.

The Flu - What You Need To Know

Learn about what the flu is and what can be done to prevent it this season.

Safe and Warm: A Senior’s Guide to Combating Winter

Some helpful advice for staying a safe step ahead of winter.

How to Choose a Hospice

Learn more about what questions to ask when choosing a hospice provider for you or your loved one.

Five Books You Need To Read on Pediatric Home Care

Here is a comprehensive guide on five pediatric home care books you should read if you are a parent or nurse interested in pediatric care.

Speaking to Parents of Children with Special Needs

Here are a few pointers to help you speak confidently to parents of children with special needs.

Healthy Aging: Preventing Falls, One Step at a Time

A personalized risk assessment by a home health care professional can help you pinpoint potential dangers of slips and falls.

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults

These facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help raise awareness and prevent traumatic brain injury (TBI) in older adults.

Healthy Aging: 10 Tips for Getting Fit

Personal or self-care assistance can help you maintain basic exercise to prevent or reduce the risk of many health conditions.

Home Health Care Helps People Manage Heart Conditions

Heart failure is a leading cause of hospitalization for seniors. Home health care can help people manage heart conditions in the comfort of their own home.

Healthy Aging: Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy aging begins with healthy habits. The following post provides tips on how to change bad habits to live a heart healthy lifestyle.

What to Discuss with your Child's Home Care Nurse

Having a pediatric nurse in your home to help care for your child can provide top-notch medical care for your child.

Caring from a Distance: 10 Tips for Family Caregivers

Long-distance caregiving comes with a unique set of challenges. With the right planning, you can prepare to provide aging parents with the care they need.

Home Health Care for a Loved One with Dementia

Preserving independence is a primary concern as we age. Home health care can keep your loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia safe in the comfort of home.

Healthy Aging: Safe driving tips

As we age our driving skills can become affected. Here are some tips and resources to help you stay safe behind the wheel.

Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Feelings of isolation are common when raising a child with special needs. Here are eight support groups that can provide you the community and fellowship you need.

Caring for a Child with Complex Medical Needs

Caring for children with complex medical needs can be challenging but very rewarding. In many cases, home health care can help.

Ten Facts About Caregiving

There are currently more than 34 million people providing care to someone 18 or older who is ill or disabled. Here are 10 more facts about caregiving.

Understanding Your Home Care Options

Home health care offers a variety of services, safely, in the comfort of your home. Learn more about the Home Care options we provide in this article.

Healthy Aging: Long-term Care Costs and Medicare

Many caregivers have taken care of family members with no means to pay for their long-term care. Learn about long-term care costs and Medicare.

Recovering from Surgery with Home Health Care

With advances in monitoring and telemedicine, the care received at home can approach that delivered in a hospital or facility setting.

Home Health Care Can Help with Multiple Chronic Conditions

The benefits of treating the chronically ill at home are significant, here are 8 ways home health care improves their outcomes.

Habilitation Services: Clearly Defined

Habilitation refers to services that assist those who may not have developed certain skills. Learn more about how BAYADA defines Habilitation Services.

Five Reasons Why Caregivers Need Home Care

Often, caregivers spend so much time and effort caring for a loved one they neglect to care for themselves.

Healthy Aging: Stay Safe and Keep Fit

Exercise is a critical part of healthy aging. But how can you stay safe while exercising?

Healthy Aging: Caring for your Aging Parents

A guide to caring for aging parents. Assessing the needs of older adults and resources for caregiver support.

Pediatric Home Care: Transitioning Your Child from Hospital to Home

In Pediatric care, Transitional care refers to the transition of a child from hospital to home. Here is a survival guide for parents.

Healthy Aging with Assistive Care: Is It Right for You?

Nothing is better than the comfort of home, but sometimes, a health issue can make it hard to manage everyday activities of daily living on your own.

The Benefits of Respite Care

For many caregivers, home health care providers can be the “friends” who help you get by. Learn more about the benefits of respite care.

10 Benefits of Home Health Care

If you are caring for your aging parents, home health care can help. Here are 10 benefits of in-home care for your aging parents.

Pediatric Home Health Care for Children with Special Needs

Parents of medically fragile children cope with a myriad of challenges. It’s helpful to know that high quality pediatric home care is available.

Eight Facts About Down Syndrome Awareness

Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21. Read eight facts about Down syndrome.

Hospice Care: End-of-Life Planning

End of Life planning can be extremely difficult for all involved, including family and friends. Read on for additional research and options for hospice and palliative care.

Get the Facts on High Blood Pressure

About 1 in 3 Adults in the United States has High Blood Pressure so chances are, you know someone who has it.