Help is truly only a phone call way

 A local man and a Florida woman, living 1,400 miles apart, each have peace of mind, caring for their loved one at home. Peter & Louise Anderson have been married over 30 years and live in Wilmington MA. In 1986, at age 36, Louise was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. “The disease progressed gradually,” said Peter. “The first five years were almost symptom free. In 1991 Louise began using a cane; eventually she needed a wheelchair. One time, transferring Louise out of the chair, I fell and broke two ribs. Still, I continued to care for her on my own.” By 2004, Peter is still working full-time, caring for Louise, doing the daily tasks of cooking and housekeeping, and coming home for lunch knowing that Louise could not manage on her own. “It became evident that I needed support when I ended up in the hospital with COPD complications,” said Peter. “Louise required a higher level of in-home care than I could provide myself.” It was then that Peter's physician referred him to All Care Resources, the private care affiliate of All Care. “From the start,” said Peter, “All Care Resources has been wonderful. They improved our lives ten-times over.” Nine times a week, ACR home health aides come to the Anderson's home to help Louise with mobility, bathing and dressing. They assist Peter with housekeeping and laundry. “They're here for both of us,” said Peter. “They do more in one hour than I can do in four. They've changed our lives for the better. It's hard to imagine how we ever got along without them.” “All Care Resources gives...