Newly Diagnosed with ALS? 8 Things You Can Do Today

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

5/12/17 10:39 AM


There’s no easy way to hear, “You have ALS,” but approximately 15 Americans1 hear those exact words each day.  If you or someone you love has been recently diagnosed with ALS, know that there are things you do can today and along the way to enjoy the highest quality of life possible.

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Teen with Cerebral Palsy Gets a New Adaptive Bike Thanks to his BAYADA Home Care Nurse

Posted by Lisa Weinstein

4/11/17 10:08 AM

Peds-Matt-Dom-2000x700.jpgWhen you’re a teenager, your bicycle equals freedom. Independence. Fun. And it helps you get out your extra energy.

BAYADA Pediatrics client Dominic, 15, his family, and his nurse, Mat Gunkel, RN understand this all too well.

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From the Basketball Court to the State House: Parents Advocate for the Special Needs Community

Posted by Rick Hynick

4/6/17 2:54 PM

Inspired-to-help-others-2000x700.jpgHigh school student Gabe DaCosta’s parents watch from the sidelines of the gymnasium during most basketball games as their son slaps hands with each of the starting players. Gabe loves basketball and helps his dad, head coach Tony DaCosta, motivate the team by giving them “five” as they head onto the court.

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Adjusting to the New Normal: Balancing a Caregiver into Your Parent’s Life

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

4/6/17 10:57 AM

Balancing-Caregiver-into-Parents-Life-2000x700.jpgWhile it wasn’t an easy decision, you finally came to the conclusion that you could use some extra help caring for your parent. But now you feel overwhelmed again with all the “what ifs.” Where do you go from here? First, take a deep breath; then read on for some helpful tips to navigate senior home care.

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Topics: Assistive Care

8 Qualities of a Great Nurse

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

4/6/17 9:35 AM

8-qualities-of-great-nurses-2000x700.jpgNursing is much more than a career; it truly is a calling. It takes a special kind of compassionate personality, calm head, and intestinal fortitude to care for people in their times of need. 

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Topics: Careers