When you know it’s time to bring in home care for your loved one, there are many things to think about and decisions to be made. Most families will have little to no experience at all in providing any kind of personal care assistance with activities of daily living. You may want to try to Read More
Category: Home Care
Is Mom left alone too long because of your busy schedule?
Whether you care for aging parents or an elder spouse, as a caregiver, you may have to decide if it is still possible to leave an elderly person in your care alone for an hour, an afternoon or an entire day. Will they be safe? Will they wander off? Will they let strangers into the Read More
Are you correctly monitoring your blood pressure at home?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 American adults (about 70 million people) have high blood pressure. About half have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including: Heart disease Stroke Kidney disease Cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease Worldwide, high blood Read More
Pets can make you healthier and happier
An apple a day keeps the doctor away – but did you know that pets can, too? That’s right; your furry friends at home do much more than just sleep, look cute, and beg for more food. In fact, there are scientifically proven health benefits that occur when you bring home your newly-adopted puppy or Read More
Eat Seasonally for Better Health
Eat Seasonally for Better Health – The sooner you eat fresh foods the more nutritious they are. When you eat seasonally, fresh and ripe fruit and vegetables the food is allowed to ripen fully in the field and brought directly to you- no long distance shipping, no gassing to stimulate the ripening process, no sitting Read More