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South Texas Home Health Services

APC Home Health Services, Inc was started in 1982 by three families to provide home health services to the under-served aging community in Harlingen. By the late 1980’s, Tere and Frank Painter bought out the other two families and began to grow the business, expanding throughout South Texas.

 

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Alzheimer's Awareness

Alzheimer’s Disease accounts for 60-70% of all dementia, effecting approximately 5.8 million Americans over the age of 65. The CDC predicts this number will reach 14 million by 2060. The National Institute on Aging states that Alzheimer’s is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

 

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WHAT IS HOME HEALTH CARE

You may be wondering if Home Health Care is right for you or your loved one. Do you need Home Health Care or just Home Care? What are the benefits of Home Health Care verses staying in the hospital?

 

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AUGUST IS IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

Many adults know someone disabled by Rubella (German Measles) that their mother contracted while pregnant, or by polio. Today this is less common because of vaccines.

 

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OCTOBER IS NATIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH

As the weather begins to cool down this October, the American Physical Therapy Association wants to remind all of us about the benefits of keeping active.

 

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JUNE IS NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS MONTH

The National Cancer Institute considers someone a cancer survivor “from the time of their diagnosis until the end of their life.” There are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors in America.

 

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April is National Occupational Therapy month

April is National Occupational Therapy month! According to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, there were 131,600 Occupational Therapists in the US in 2020, with expected growth of 17% by 2030.

 

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May Is Arthritis Awareness Month

Are you or your parent one of the 60 million adults with arthritis? According to the Arthritis Foundation, it is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

 

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JUST IN TIME

March is Social Workers month! This year’s theme is “The Time is Right for Social Work.” The idea for the theme comes when the United States is just beginning to settle from the aftermath of the pandemic.

 

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TIPS TO HELP HOME-BOUND LOVED ONES IN 2022

Whether you are a caretaker for an ailing or dependent family member or you have one of our qualified Providers there to assist, there are extra little ways to increase the comfort of your loved one.

 

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National Caregiver Month

November is National Caregiver Month! In 2014, President Obama designated this month to honor and commemorate those who act as supporters and helpers of our country’s sick and elderly.

 

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How do I become a Home Care Provider with APC?

Are you interested in a career as a Home Care Provider (also known as a Home Health Aide) and live in El Paso, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Laredo, Rio Grande City, McAllen, Brownsville, Falfurrias, or Corpus Christi?

 

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2021 Benefits of APC

There are many benefits of choosing APC Home Health to provide care for you or a loved one. We are a comprehensive health care system that is dedicated to serving our customers with the utmost care and compassion..

 

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Home Care Provider

WHAT ARE THE TYPICAL DUTIES OF A HOME CARE PROVIDER?

Are you interested in starting a career as a home care provider? This career can be very rewarding, but it does require hard work. Those interested in becoming a home care provider should be individuals who are knowledgeable and willing to put their patient’s health, safety, and comfort first.

 

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WORK WITH APC HOME HEALTH

Here at APC Home Health Service, we know it takes a special type of person to provide skilled and compassionate home care services. APC staff members often serve as surrogate caregivers and friends when family members or loved ones can’t be present. We are always looking for employees who are caring, understanding, patient and dependable – and have a passion for helping others. But how can you know if this is a right fit for you? Before applying, consider if the following describes a type of position you are interested in.

 

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