They say that your golden years are the best years of your life. For most older Americans, that's how it should be - a time to relax, reflect, and live life in a familiar place. After all, senior citizens in the U.S. have worked tirelessly to build a better economy, serve their communities, and raise families.
However, as seniors grow older, sometimes they cannot live independently without someone by their side to provide care. Unfortunately, some older Americans aren't able to rely on their adult children for help. The reality in today's world is that family members do not have the skills or time to dedicate to caring for their parents. That's where Always Best Care Senior Services comes in.
Our in-home care services are for people who prefer to stay at home as they grow older but need ongoing care that family or friends cannot provide. More and more older adults prefer to live in the comforts or their home rather than in an assisted living community. Home care in Leeds, UT is a safe, effective way to give your loved ones the care they need when they need it the most.
Since 1996, Always Best Care has provided non-medical in-home care for seniors to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle as they age. We are proud to have helped tens of thousands of seniors to maintain a higher level of dignity and respect. We focus on providing seniors with the highest level of home care available so that they may live happily and independently.
Unlike some senior care companies, we genuinely want to be included in our clients' lives. We believe that personalized care is always the better option over a "one size fits all" approach. To make sure our senior clients receive the best care possible, we pair them with compassionate caregivers who understand their unique needs.
The Always Best Care difference lies in life's little moments - where compassionate care and trustworthy experience come together to help seniors live a fruitful, healthy life. Whether you are an aging adult that can't quite keep up with life's daily tasks or the child of a senior who needs regular in-home care services in Leeds, UT. Always Best Care is here to help.
Home is where the heart is. While that saying can sound a tad cliche, it's especially true for many seniors living in America. When given a choice, older adults most often prefer to grow older at home. An AARP study found that three out of four adults over the age of 50 want to stay in their homes and communities as they age. When you begin to think about why, it makes sense. Home offers a sense of security, comfort, and familiarity.
The truth is, as we age, we begin to rely on others for help. When a family is too busy or lives too far away to fulfill this role, in-home senior care is often the best solution. Home care services allow seniors to enjoy personal independence while also receiving trustworthy assistance from a trained caregiver.
At Always Best Care, we offer a comprehensive range of home care services to help seniors stay healthy while they get the help they need to remain independent. As your senior loved one ages, giving them the gift of senior care is one of the best ways to show your love, even if you live far away.
To give our senior clients the best care possible, we offer a full spectrum of in-home care services:
If your senior loved one has specific care needs, our personal care services are a great choice to consider. Personal care includes the standard caregiving duties associated with companion care and includes help with tasks such as dressing and grooming. Personal care can also help individuals with chronic conditions like diabetes or Parkinson's or Alzheimer's.
Sometimes, seniors need helpful reminders to maintain a high quality of life at home. If you or your senior has trouble with everyday tasks like cooking, our home helper services will be very beneficial.
Using this kind of care is a fantastic way to make life easier for you or your senior loved one. At Always Best Care, our talented caregivers often fill the role of a companion for seniors. That way, older adults can enjoy their favorite activities and hobbies while also receiving the care they need daily or weekly.
According to AARP, more than 53 million adults living in the U.S. provide care to someone over 50 years old. Unfortunately, these caregivers experience stress, exhaustion, and even depression. Our respite care services help family caregivers address urgent obligations, spend time with their children, and enjoy other activities. Perhaps more importantly, respite care gives family members time to recharge and regroup. Taking personal time to de-stress helps reduce the risks of caregiver burnout.
When it comes to non-medical home care, our goal is to become a valuable part of your senior's daily routine. That way, we may help give them the highest quality of life possible. We know that staying at home is important for your loved one, and we are here to help make sure that is possible. If you have been on the fence about non-medical home care, there has never been a better time than now to give your senior the care, assistance, and companionship they deserve.
Always Best Care in-home services are for older adults who prefer to stay at home but need ongoing care that friends and family cannot provide. In-home care is a safe, effective way for seniors to age gracefully in a familiar place and live independent, non-institutionalized lives. The benefits of non-medical home care are numerous. Here are just a few reasons to consider senior care services from Always Best Care:
While it's true that some seniors have complicated medical needs that prevent them from staying at home, aging in place is often the best arrangement for seniors and their families. With a trusted caregiver, seniors have the opportunity to live with a sense of dignity and do so as they see fit.
In-home care makes it possible for millions of seniors to age in place every year. Rather than moving to a unfamiliar assisted living community, seniors have the chance to stay at home where they feel the happiest and most comfortable.
How much does a senior's home truly mean to them?
A study published by the American Society on Aging found that more than half of seniors say their home's emotional value means more than how much their home is worth in monetary value. It stands to reason, that a senior's home is where they want to grow old. With the help of elderly care in Leeds, UT, seniors don't have to age in a sterilized care facility. Instead, they can age gracefully in the place they want to be most: their home. In contrast, seniors who move to a long-term care facility must adapt to new environments, new people, and new systems that the facility implements. At this stage in life, this kind of drastic change can be more harmful than helpful.
Institutional care facilities like nursing homes often put large groups of people together to live in one location. On any given day, dozens of staff members and caregivers run in and out of these facilities. Being around so many new people in a relatively small living environment can be dangerous for a seniors' health and wellbeing. When you consider that thousands of seniors passed away in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, opting for in-home care is often a safer, healthier choice for seniors. Aging in place has been shown to improve seniors' quality of life, which helps boost physical health and also helps insulate them from viral and bacterial risks found in elderly living facilities.
For many seniors, the ability to live independently with assistance from a caregiver is a priceless option. With in-home care, seniors experience a higher level of independence and freedom - much more so than in other settings like an assisted living community. When a senior has the chance to age in place, they get to live life on their own terms, inside the house that they helped make into a home. More independence means more control over their personal lives, too, which leads to increased levels of fulfillment, happiness, and personal gratification. Over time, these positive feelings can manifest into a healthier, longer life.
More independence, a healthier life, and increased comfort are only a few benefits of aging in place. You have to take into consideration the role of cost and convenience. Simply put, it's usually easier to help seniors age in place than it is to move them into an institutional care facility. In-home care services from Always Best Care, for instance, can be less expensive than long-term solutions, which can cost upwards of six figures per year. To make matters worse, many residential care facilities are reluctant to accept long-term care insurance and other types of payment assistance.
With Always Best Care's home care services, seniors and their families have a greater level of control over their care plans. In-home care in Leeds, UT gives seniors the chance to form a bond with a trusted caregiver and also receive unmatched care that is catered to their needs. In long-term care facilities, seniors and their loved ones have much less control over their care plan and have less of a say in who provides their care.
In-home care is a valuable resource that empowers seniors to age in place on their own terms. However, a big concern for many families and their loved ones is how much in-home care costs. If you're worried that in-home care is too expensive, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that it is one of the most affordable senior care arrangements available.
Typically, hiring an Always Best Care in-home caregiver for a few hours a week is more affordable than sending your loved one to a long-term care facility. This is true even for seniors with more complex care needs.
At Always Best Care, we will work closely with you and your family to develop a Care Plan that not only meets your care needs, but your budget requirements, too. Once we discover the level of care that you or your senior need, we develop an in-home care plan that you can afford.
When you or your senior loved one needs assistance managing daily tasks at home, finding a qualified caregiver can be challenging. It takes a special kind of person to provide reliable care for your senior loved one. However, a caregiver's role involves more than meal preparation and medication reminders. Many seniors rely on their caregivers for companionship, too.
Our companion care services give seniors the chance to socialize in a safe environment and engage in activities at home. These important efforts boost morale and provide much-needed relief from repetitive daily routines. A one-on-one, engaging conversation can sharpen seniors' minds and give them something in which to be excited.
At Always Best Care, we only hire care providers that we would trust to care for our own loved ones. Our senior caregivers in Leeds,UT understand how important it is to listen and communicate with their seniors. A seemingly small interaction, like a short hug goodbye, can make a major difference in a senior's day. Instead of battling against feelings of isolation, seniors begin to look forward to seeing their caregiver each week.
Understanding the nuances of senior care is just one of the reasons why our care providers are so great at their job.
Unlike some senior care companies, our caregivers must undergo extensive training before they work for Always Best Care. In addition, our caregivers receive ongoing training throughout the year. This training ensures that their standard of care matches up to the high standards we've come to expect. During this training, they will brush up on their communication skills, safety awareness, and symptom spotting. That way, your loved one receives the highest level of non-medical home care from day one.
The first step in getting quality in-home care starts with a personal consultation with an experienced Care Coordinator. This initial consultation is crucial for our team to learn more about you or your elderly loved one to discover the level of care required. Topics of this consultation typically include:
An assessment of your senior loved one
An in-depth discussion of the needs of your senior loved one to remain in their own home
Reviewing a detailed Care Plan that will meet your senior loved one's needs
Kieran Trippier will sit out the Arsenal game on Tuesday night.With a busy January schedule, the last thing Eddie Howe needs is to be without any key players.However, this away game at the league leaders sees the Newcastle boss having to bring in a different right-back. Also needing a new on the pitch captain for the first game of 2023.Along with Callum Wilson and Bruno, Kieran Trippier booked in the 0-0 draw with Leeds.That meaning a one match suspension, as it puts the England defender on five yellows....
Kieran Trippier will sit out the Arsenal game on Tuesday night.
With a busy January schedule, the last thing Eddie Howe needs is to be without any key players.
However, this away game at the league leaders sees the Newcastle boss having to bring in a different right-back. Also needing a new on the pitch captain for the first game of 2023.
Along with Callum Wilson and Bruno, Kieran Trippier booked in the 0-0 draw with Leeds.
That meaning a one match suspension, as it puts the England defender on five yellows.
This is how things currently look after 17 Premier League games, with regard to Newcastle United players and yellow cards:
5 Joelinton, Kieran Trippier
4 Fabian Schar
2 Dan Burn, Nick Pope, Jamaal Lascelles, Sean Longstaff, Callum Wilson, Bruno Guimaraes
1 Ryan Fraser, Allan Saint-Maximin, Elliot Anderson
According to the Premier League rules, any player picking up five bookings from their side’s first 19 Premier League matches will serve a one match ban in the same competition.
Joelinton has already served a one match suspension, sitting out the 4-1 win at Southampton.
Kieran Trippier now misses a game, whilst Fabian Schar currently on four yellows, needs to safely navigate these next two Premier League games against Arsenal and Fulham.
Looking beyond that, players who end up with 10 yellow cards in Premier League matches, up to and including their team’s 32nd fixture, will serve a two match suspension in the competition.
Stats from BBC Sport:
Newcastle 0 Leeds 0 – Saturday 31 December 3pm
(Half-time stats in brackets)
Possession was Leeds 41% (49%) Newcastle 59% (51%)
Total shots were Leeds 8 (6) Newcastle 16 (9)
Shots on target were Leeds 1 (0) Newcastle 5 (3)
Corners were Leeds 3 (3) Newcastle 9 (4)
Referee: Simon Hooper
Pope, Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn, Bruno, Longstaff, Willock (Saint-Maximin 64), Almiron (Murphy 84), Joelinton, Wood (Wilson 64)
Darlow, Lascelles, Ritchie, Lewis, Manquillo, Anderson
(Newcastle 0 Leeds 0 – You can’t win them all! – Read HERE)
Reforestation projects could be made more effective with the findings of new research into the constraints on nitrogen fixation among plants.Some trees, such as those from the Fabaceae or legume family, form a symbiotic relationship with bacteria, enabling them to them take in nitrogen from the air. For most plants, nitrogen comes from the soil but some soils, particularly those in newly reforested or disturbed tropical forests, can be low on nitrogen - and this limits tree growth.Nitrogen is a key nutrient needed for photosynt...
Reforestation projects could be made more effective with the findings of new research into the constraints on nitrogen fixation among plants.
Some trees, such as those from the Fabaceae or legume family, form a symbiotic relationship with bacteria, enabling them to them take in nitrogen from the air. For most plants, nitrogen comes from the soil but some soils, particularly those in newly reforested or disturbed tropical forests, can be low on nitrogen - and this limits tree growth.
Nitrogen is a key nutrient needed for photosynthesis.
Using a process known as nitrogen fixation, some plants have adapted to take-up nitrogen from the air using the services of friendly bacteria. This enables trees to grow in habitats where nitrogen levels are low.
Higher levels of nitrogen can result in higher levels of photosynthesis and removal of carbon dioxide, a potent greenhouse gas, from the atmosphere, helping to offset some of the carbon emissions from human activity.
Nitrogen fixation also raises the nitrogen levels in the soil, encouraging non-fixing species to survive. But this apparent win-win situation has drawbacks.
An international team of scientists, led by Will Barker, a doctoral researcher from the School of Geography at Leeds, found that trees with the ability to fix nitrogen attracted insects and other animals that would eat their leaves, a process known as herbivory.
In a scientific paper published in the journal Nature, the researchers report that in a tropical forest in Panama, the nitrogen-fixing trees experienced 26% more herbivory than non-fixing trees.
They found that by being consumed, the nitrogen-fixing trees experienced lower growth and lower rates of survival when compared to non-fixing trees. This would have an impact on the amount of new nitrogen getting into the forest soils and would constrain the role that trees were able to play in taking carbon dioxide out of the environment.
Mr Barker said: “These findings give us new insights into the function of different types of trees in tropical forests and could help inform efforts to reforest tropical regions that have been degraded for logging and agriculture.
“For example, people reforesting sites may consider including a diverse mix of nitrogen-fixing and non-fixing trees so that they have enough to ensure nitrogen fixers can bring in new nitrogen, even when there will be constraints by herbivory.
“They also would not want to plant all nitrogen-fixing trees, however, because then those regenerating forests may disproportionately attract animal pests that could wipe out the nitrogen-fixing trees.”
Dr Sarah Batterman, Associate Professor in the School of Geography at Leeds, who supervised the research, said: “These findings are significant because for decades people have been interested in how abiotic factors like the availability of soil nitrogen or phosphorus or temperature constrain symbiotic nitrogen fixation.
“We’ve found that interactions with animals through herbivory on leaf tissue may be critical for determining how fertile tropical forest soils are in terms of nitrogen.
“We expect the patterns that we found in Panama will hold across a wide variety of ecosystems. We look forward to exploring that further in the future.”
The paper – Widespread herbivory cost in tropical nitrogen-fixing tree species – is published in Nature.
Other institutions taking part in the research were: Yale School of the Environment; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama; Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas; Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, New York.
For more details, please contact David Lewis in the press office at the University of Leeds: [email protected]
Top image credit: Dr Sarah Batterman/University of Leeds.
(All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Saturday, December 31 COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN’S) 12 p.m. ACCN — Virginia at Georgia TechCBS — Louisville at KentuckyCBSSN — Stony Brook at NortheasternFOX — UConn at XavierESPNU — Texas Tech at TCUFS1 — St. John’s at Seton Hall 1 p.m....
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|Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts|
|Saturday, December 31|
|COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN’S)|
ACCN — Virginia at Georgia Tech
CBS — Louisville at Kentucky
CBSSN — Stony Brook at Northeastern
FOX — UConn at Xavier
ESPNU — Texas Tech at TCU
FS1 — St. John’s at Seton Hall
ESPN2 — Florida St. at Duke
ACCN — Boston College at Syracuse
CBS — Oklahoma St. at Kansas
CBSSN — Fresno St. at Utah St.
FOX — Arizona at Arizona St.
ESPNU — Baylor at Iowa St.
FS1 — Marquette at Villanova
CBS — San Diego St. at UNLV
CBSSN — W. Kentucky at Middle Tennessee
FS1 — New Mexico at Wyoming
PAC-12N — Utah at Stanford
PAC-12N — Colorado at California
PAC-12N — Oregon St. at Oregon
|COLLEGE BASKETBALL (WOMEN’S)|
ESPNEWS — Princeton at Harvard
BTN — Michigan at Ohio St.
FOX — Creighton at DePaul
PAC-12N — Arizona at California
ABC — The TransPerfect Music City Bowl: Iowa vs. Kentucky, Nashville, Tenn.
ESPN — The Allstate Sugar Bowl: Alabama vs. Kansas St., New Orleans
SECN — The Allstate Sugar Bowl: Alabama vs. Kansas St., New Orleans (Command Center)
ESPN — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Vrbo Fiesta Bowl: TCU vs. Michigan, Glendale, Ariz.
ESPN2 — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Vrbo Fiesta Bowl: TCU vs. Michigan, Glendale, Ariz. (Field Pass with The Pat McAfee Show)
ESPNEWS — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Vrbo Fiesta Bowl: TCU vs. Michigan, Glendale, Ariz. (SkyCast)
ESPNU — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Vrbo Fiesta Bowl: TCU vs. Michigan, Glendale, Ariz. (Command Center)
ESPN — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Ohio St. vs. Georgia, Glendale, Ariz.
ESPN2 — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Ohio St. vs. Georgia, Glendale, Ariz. (Field Pass with The Pat McAfee Show)
ESPNEWS — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Ohio St. vs. Georgia, Glendale, Ariz. (SkyCast)
ESPNU — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Ohio St. vs. Georgia, Glendale, Ariz. (Command Center)
SECN — College Football Playoff Semifinal: The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Ohio St. vs. Georgia, Glendale, Ariz. (Hometown Call)
FS2 — NYRA: America’s Day at the Races
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NHLN — World Junior Championship Group Stage: Switzerland vs. Slovakia, Group B, Moncton, New Brunswick
NHLN — World Junior Championship Group Stage: Czech Republic vs. Germany, Group A, Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHLN — World Junior Championship Group Stage: U.S. vs. Finland, Group B, Moncton, New Brunswick
NHLN — World Junior Championship Group Stage: Canada vs. Sweden, Group A, Halifax, Nova Scotia
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SHO — Bellator MMA vs. Rizin FF & Rizin 40: From Saitama, Japan
NESN — Buffalo at Boston
USA — Premier League: Manchester United at Wolverhampton
USA — Premier League: Leeds United at Newcastle United
NBC — Premier League: Arsenal at Brighton & Hove Albion
TENNIS — United Cup: Group Stage
TENNIS — United Cup: Group Stage; Adelaide-ATP/WTA Early Rounds
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TENNIS — United Cup: Group Stage; Adelaide-ATP/WTA Early Rounds
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GENEVA — Premier League team Leeds lost a multi-million dollar pandemic-related transfer dispute with German club Leipzig on Friday.The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed an appeal by Leeds against a FIFA ruling that had ordered the English club to pay Leip...
Premier League team Leeds lost a multi-million dollar pandemic-related transfer dispute with German club Leipzig on Friday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed an appeal by Leeds against a FIFA ruling that had ordered the English club to pay Leipzig 6.7 million euros ($6.6 million) for French forward Jean-Kévin Augustin.
CAS said the money was due as the first installment of a 21 million euro ($20.6 million) deal to buy Augustin that was activated after an initial loan move because Leeds won promotion to the Premier League in 2020.
That promotion was achieved after the coronavirus pandemic shut down the 2019-20 season and forced the season to be finished several weeks later than scheduled. Leeds argued the delay nullified the loan contract.
“The club will now review carefully all of its legal options with a view to an immediate appeal,” said Leeds, which is part-owned by the group that owns the San Francisco 49ers.
Leeds was in the second division in January 2020 when it signed the former France under-21 forward on loan from Leipzig. The agreement required Leeds to sign Augustin on July 1, 2020, on a permanent deal if promotion to the Premier League was won.
However, English soccer paused early in March as the COVID-19 outbreak spread and Leeds finished first in the league later in July despite Augustin barely playing.
European soccer contracts typically expire on June 30 and FIFA, which oversees transfer rules, gave emergency advice in the pandemic that “contracts be extended until such time that the season does actually end.”
Leipzig took its case to FIFA when Leeds argued its obligation to buy Augustin lapsed because the loan expired before promotion was clinched.
CAS said “the Purchase Obligation had been triggered at the end of the 2019-2020 season, even though the season had concluded later than expected due to the disruption caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
CAS rulings can be challenged at the Swiss supreme court but only on narrow procedural grounds which rarely succeed.
Leipzig said in its statement there was “no expected argument with which to challenge CAS’s ruling.”
Augustin left Leeds and joined French club Nantes on a free transfer. The 25-year-old player moved on another free transfer this season to join current club Basel in Switzerland.
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LEEDS, England — Arsenal held on for a scrappy 1-0 win over Leeds in an eventful match brimming with controversy on Sunday to stay top of the Premier League and extend its lead over second-place Manchester City.Leeds missed a penalty and had another overturned during a review in a game that was delayed for 40 minutes after an electrical fault at Elland Road led to the players coming off just two minutes in.After it resumed, Bukayo Saka broke the deadlock in the 35th minute when the England winger slammed home an an...
LEEDS, England —
Arsenal held on for a scrappy 1-0 win over Leeds in an eventful match brimming with controversy on Sunday to stay top of the Premier League and extend its lead over second-place Manchester City.
Leeds missed a penalty and had another overturned during a review in a game that was delayed for 40 minutes after an electrical fault at Elland Road led to the players coming off just two minutes in.
After it resumed, Bukayo Saka broke the deadlock in the 35th minute when the England winger slammed home an angled finish into the roof of the net after receiving a pass from captain Martin Odegaard.
Leeds sent on forward Patrick Bamford to start the second half and the change looked to be an inspired one. The Englishman put the ball in the Arsenal goal within minutes only for it to be ruled out for a push on Arsenal defender Gabriel.
With Leeds pressing, Arsenal defender William Saliba gave away a penalty for handling in the area. Bamford stepped up but sent the ball wide.
The home side continued to pressure the league leaders and appeared to have secured another opportunity to equalize when referee Chris Kavanagh sent off Arsenal’s Gabriel for lashing out at Bamford and awarded another penalty in stoppage time.
However, he overturned both the sending off and the penalty award after reviewing footage of the incident at the pitchside monitor.
Arsenal has now won nine of the club’s first 10 league matches. Man City lost 1-0 at Liverpool later Sunday to give the Gunners a four-point lead at the top.
The defeat leaves Leeds 15th but just a point off the relegation zone.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said his side had overcome a tough test.
“We expected some very hectic and chaotic moments,” Arteta said. “The way they play and the atmosphere that this produces in this stadium. I’m really pleased we managed to handle it.”
The game had been delayed shortly after kickoff when the referee and his officials lost contact with VAR and goal-line technology due to a power cut.
Leeds manager Jesse Marsch said he was “disappointed and frustrated” after his side’s winless run was extended to six matches.
“This business is about collecting points and not just about performances, but clearly I think that was a showcase of the way we can play,” Marsch said.
“We’ve had a number of games where we’ve been on top and been the better team and we don’t find ways to get the goals we deserve. We were better on the day, but we’re walking away with nothing. So again, we’ve got to find ways to take the good things and have it add up to results.”
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