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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.

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Cold Weather Safety for Elderly Adults

Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it can produce it, causing a dangerously low body temperature. Normal body temperature is around 98.6 F (37 C). This occurs as your body temperature falls below 95 F (35 C). Elderly persons, 65 years and older, are more susceptible to hypothermia during the winter months and it is very important to know the symptoms to lookout for as well as the necessary precautions to be taken. With advancing age, the body has less fat, a lower rate of metabolism and slower circulation. These factors make elderly adults become more prone to experiencing hypothermia. Diabetes, Parkinson’s, arthritis, dementia and thyroid disorders can also make elder susceptible to hypothermia. Have you ever developed body temperature below 95 degrees coupled with symptoms of shivering, confusion, reduced control of body movements, or weak pulse? If your answer is yes, you might be exposed to a condition called hypothermia. Hypothermia is caused by exposure to extremely cold temperatures for a lengthy period. When the body becomes exposed to freezing temperatures, it tends to lose heat quicker than it generates. The signs and symptoms of hypothermia include: Shivering Cold feet and

The Key to Managing Diabetes at the Holidays

This season of holiday celebrations is an excellent opportunity to spend time with family and close friends, but let’s be honest: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in less-than-healthy meals. With a multitude of rich, fatty, and sugary special treats to pick from at every turn, it’s difficult to stick to a healthy diet, which can result in serious health problems for individuals with diabetes. So, what is the key to managing diabetes during the holidays?

How to Ease Diabetes Management for Older Adults

From sunrise to sunset, every day in the life of those with diabetes is inundated with a number of different requirements to take care of the disease. Between medications, injections of insulin, checking blood sugar levels, physical exercise, and handling nutritional needs, diabetes management for older adults can be stressful.