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Tips to Help you Avoid Caregiver Burnout

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When someone you love has a chronic, debilitating sickness like cancer or dementia, it is emotionally and physically draining. Being a family caregiver changes everything, often in the blink of an eye...

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart and Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control

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September 29th is World Heart Day and according to the Centers for Disease Control,  heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Not surprisingly, heart disease causes one i...

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An Inside Look At Working with VMT

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VMT Home Health Agency is committed to being your shoulder to lean on during unprecedented times. Our team is fully committed to upholding our values of providing the most consistent and reliable home...

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How to Reduce Stress in Seniors

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Everyone experiences stress now and again, but prolonged stress can have serious health effects.  That said, seniors can be particularly vulnerable to chronic stress. Retiring, losing a spouse...

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What is Respite Care? What You Need to Know

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Caregivers work hard to make sure the person they’re helping lives an enjoyable life — but it’s an around-the-clock job.  These caregivers need a break every so often, and that’s what respite ...

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: How to Care for Patients With Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s is a neurological condition that can lead to cognitive decline and subsequently dementia.  The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that around 6.2 million people in the US have Alzhe...

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Dealing with Parental Resistance to Caregiving

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Being told you need assistance from a caregiver, even subtly, can be hard for anyone. Accepting caregiving services means acknowledging that you’re getting older, and few people enjoy being told they ...

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Important COVID-19 Vaccine Information for our Caregivers at VMT

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The FDA has authorized both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine; The first in line to receive the vaccine are essential workers in the healthcare industry- this includes homecare caregive...

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Black History Month: African American Contributions to Medicine and Caregiving

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February is Black History Month — a time to reflect on the challenges black people have and continue to face, but also a time to celebrate their contributions to society despite these challenges. T...

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How Home Health Care Benefits Seniors

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People face unique health issues as they grow older. Home health care can help them live independently for as long as possible while avoiding disease and injury. Here are some ways it can help. ...