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Discover a refreshingly positive, proactive, and optimistic approach to care at home with Effraim Home Care.

At Effraim Home Care, we are here to provide a sense of relief and restoration to families seeking the best in-home care solution for a loved one. Our goal is to help each person we serve live the most fruitful, abundant life possible, through exceptional, individualized services. We offer an all-encompassing continuum of care including non-medical personal care, home health care and therapy services, specialized programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease, autism and intellectual disabilities, and more.

Whatever Your Need, We Can Help

Nursing

Founded, owned and operated by a registered nurse, we offer a wide range of nursing care services, such as wound care, IV therapy, vital signs monitoring, medication management, and many others.
Physical therapist assisting client with exercises

Therapy Services

Whether the need is for physical, occupational, or speech therapy, our professional therapists will develop and implement a plan of care, provided right in the comfort of home.
Caregiver with client reading a book

Social Work

Our medical social workers are available to provide in-home assessments, and to facilitate whatever may be needed to improve quality of life, such as medical equipment, counseling, patient education and resources, and more.
Caregiver smiling and posting with senior client

Home Health Aides

From non-medical needs (such as help with housework, meals, and personal care) to skilled health care needs (such as assisting with medication reminders, range of motion exercises, catheter care, ostomy care, and inspection of wound dressings), our expertly trained and experienced home health aides can help.

Hear From Our Clients

Overcoming Loneliness in Seniors

Being human necessitates our existence within a social structure in which we interact with others. We spend time talking, laughing, and occasionally crying together. However, there are moments in life when engagement is reduced to a bare minimum. Everyone feels lonely at some point in their lives, and these feelings normally pass quickly.Loneliness, on the other hand, might play a different function in the lives of the elderly. Whether loneliness is caused by the loss of a loved one, distance from family and friends, or an inactive social circle, it can become a way of life that has a bad impact on the elderly’s general health. This sense of isolation can result in a variety of major health problems, including melancholy, anxiety, heart disease, cognitive decline, a weakened immune system, and even death.It’s critical for seniors to realize the dangers of becoming socially isolated and sedentary as they age. Lack of company, as well as having no one to count on for emotional support, might force seniors to internalize negative emotions rather than confront problems head on. Internalizing these feelings enhances the senior’s experience of loneliness, which increases the likelihood of health problems.There are techniques that have been shown to

How Folic Acid May Impact Aging and Dementia

Folic acid (Vitamin B9) or folate belongs to a group in the vitamin B family. It is most popularly known for the role it plays in the brain function of developing children especially as it is administered to pregnant women but that is not the only role Folic acid plays in our general wellbeing. Folic acid is used in the management of: Anaemia Brain formation Cognitive functions General wellbeing Dementia and rapid aging There are a lot of studies that are beginning to come to light that proves that folic acid helps with aging and dementia in elderly people. Age influences memory and learning processes. “Normal” aging goes hand in hand with a slight decrease in the ability to retain new things and acquire new knowledge and skills. However, the ability to recall memories and recognize things from the past is not impaired. The “normal” brain aging process should therefore not interfere with a person’s daily activities and social functioning. When there is a decrease in memory retention, storage and information reduction, then a bridge in memory has occurred. The so-called “cognitive” symptoms refer to a series of disorders linked to functions performed by the brain such as memory but

Family Caregiver Resolutions for 2022

We’re approaching the start of a new year, and we all know what that means: it’s time to make some new resolutions and get inspired for the coming year!Being a family caregiver is a full-time job that keeps you busy all year. It can be daunting to handle the plethora of responsibilities, which range from medical visits and personal care to weekly food shopping and meal preparation.Caregivers’ New Year’s resolutions can be chances for growth, but they can also feel like punishments. The majority of individuals start a new year with new goals in mind. However, as time passes and a variety of activities come your way, your desire may wane to the point where you lose all motivation to achieve your goals.Making New Year’s resolutions doesn’t have to be a fruitless exercise of trying to lose weight and then consuming chocolate cake afterwards for family caregivers. It can be a serenity prayer, a plea for bravery to alter what they can—their thoughts, for example, when they have to accept loved ones’ physical problems that they can’t change. Caregivers should spend time in December thinking about how they can improve their approach to their responsibilities in order to be motivated