All Care provides home care patients can trust

By Meaghan Casey The Connector Summer 2011 As a wife, mother, teacher and social worker, Virginia Morgan has dedicated her life to caring for others.  Now, at 92, it is finally time for someone to step in and take care of her.  'The energy that was driving me for so long just isn't there anymore,' she said. 'I need people to do things for me.' That's where All Care Resources comes in. All Care's award-winning, private-duty nurses, home health aides and homemakers are available to help clients like Virginia remain happy, healthy and safe in their own homes. Whether a person needs assistance with personal care, housekeeping, meal preparation, companionship,  medication management or case management, All Care can provide a customized elder care package to help each client live his or her life to the fullest. Virginia and her husband, Dick, 90, enrolled with All Care Resources a few months ago. Virginia is medicated for atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia. Dick suffers from retinal degeneration and is hard of hearing. He also had an appendectomy six months ago, and All Care VNA nurses were sent in to help with the recovery process.  'That's when I started realizing all of the things All Care could do for us,' said Virginia. The couple now utilizes housekeeping and meal preparation through All Care Resources. A homemaker comes in once a week to help strip the bed, and a home health aide prepares meals every night. 'It's a terrible burden when you're responsible for everything in the house,' said Virginia. 'I used to have someone come in once a month to...