Home Care Charlotte, NC - Affordable HomeCare

Affordable HomeCare of Charlotte, NC provides home care for seniors and their families.

About Ted Nagraba

I am the Owner of Affordable HomeCare of Charlotte, North Carolina. Affordable HomeCare provides an alternative to the traditional solutions of nursing homes or other retirement institutions. Now, even with physical limitations, you can live the most independent and enjoyable life possible. With our personalized live-in or hourly care, you can continue to live in the comfort of your own home.
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Caring for a Parent Following a Heart Attack

A heart attack can be a life altering event, for both better or for worse. It can help one realize the goodness that resides in one’s community and family, and remind someone about the importance of appreciating the beauty of daily life. For some, it begins the development of a “bucket list.” For others, it […]

Are You Actively Engaging Your Loved One in Wellness Activities?

Wellness isn’t something that just happens, especially as your loved one grows older. It takes keeping up with some specific activities and tasks. Here are some that you and your loved one can try together. Work Closely with Her Doctor. Your first step is to work closely with your loved one’s doctor. You’ll want to […]

Caring for Your Aging Parent’s Skin

As people age, their skin goes through a number of changes. It loses pigment-containing cells responsible for producing skin tone. Changes in the production of collagen and elastin reduce the skin’s strength and elasticity. It becomes thinner, dryer and more prone to wrinkles. As blood vessels become increasingly fragile, frequent bruising results. Wounds heal slower […]

What is Aphasia?

Throughout the United States there are approximately 2 million people who are living with a condition called aphasia. Surveys have shown that more than 84 percent of those surveyed had never heard of the term “aphasia”. Only just under 9 percent of those surveyed knew the term and could accurately identify it as a language […]

How Can You Control Your Stress Quickly as a Caregiver and Why Should You?

Stress is one thing that family caregivers are going to encounter consistently throughout their caregiving journeys. The more effectively you can get your stress under control, especially during a stressful incident, the better off you’ll be. Why Manage Stress Quickly? There are a lot of different reasons to manage your own stress levels quickly and […]

Delicious and Healthy Ideas for Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day

Nutrition is important for everyone. Giving your body what it needs every day is critical to warding off illness and infection, maintaining energy, and functioning at your best so that you can make the most of every day. As a family caregiver this can be an especially important concept. As you strive to help your […]

How Can Home Care Help Dementia Sufferers?

Is your aging loved one suffering from dementia? If so, you might be wondering how they can live alone, knowing that they are suffering from symptoms like memory loss, confusion, and wild mood swings. If this is the case, home care could be the solution. Whether your loved one lives alone or in your home […]

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

May brings us Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. Skin cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer in the United States and Melanoma is the most serious of all skin cancers. Skin cancers are increasing in the elderly whose aging skin can make detection more difficult. This month of awareness is a good reminder […]

Prescription Drug Abuse and the Elderly

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, “Persons aged 65 years and older comprise only 13 percent of the population, yet account for more than one-third of total outpatient spending on prescription medications in the United States.” With the easy access to these drugs and the possible chronic pain or anxiety that prompted their […]

Do You Have a Care Team in Place for Your Elderly Loved One?

Having a care team for your elderly loved one may sound a little bit formal, but it gives you the opportunity to evaluate the people you can call on for help. Taking the time to write out the members in your care team can also help you to feel a little bit less alone on […]