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  • Summer Activities for All

    June 6, 2022

    Many of us will experience extreme temperatures and unpredictable weather in the coming months. It can make planning events and gatherings tricky. The goal is to entertain guests in a comfortable environment without having to go through too much trouble to put it all together. Let’s look at a few ideas for summer activities that can help you brainstorm your next event.

  • How To Settle Into a New Routine

    May 3, 2022

    Settling into a new routine can be a difficult challenge. We all get used to our daily rituals and sometimes change has to take place that affects our habits. Whether it’s a new living situation, medical equipment, schedule, or whatever the case may be, there are ways to help get back in the swing of things. You are not alone and it is natural to have strong feelings when major changes occur. Everyone goes through these shifts in life one way or another. Let’s look at a few helpful tips for you or your loved ones that can help through these transitions. 

  • Spring Activities for All

    April 7, 2022

    Spring is in the air! It’s finally time to start soaking up the warm sun as we crawl out of Winter. Have you planned any Spring activities? Let’s look at some fun, inclusive, and flexible activities that are fun for all to enjoy.

  • Basics: How To Prepare for Home Care

    March 7, 2022

    Have you or a loved one planned for home care? As we age there are many natural changes that impact our daily lives. When someone needs assistance for activities of daily living they may not have anyone around to help out. This can be a shocking revelation for many who have not prepared for long-term aging at home. Here are a few tips for preparing for in-home care.

  • Cultural Competency and Caregiving

    February 18, 2022

    There are a lot of cultural elements to learn about from traditions, food, music, beliefs, clothing, and more. When a caregiver provides services for a client it is important to remember that the caregiver is a guest in the client’s home. A guest respects and honors the client’s wishes and understands that their cultural beliefs and values may be different from their own. Let’s take a look at some scenarios and definitions to further our understanding of the importance of cultural awareness. 

  • Staying Fit Throughout The New Year

    February 11, 2022

    The start of the New Year is always full of fresh starts and resolutions. A resolution on the top of many people’s list is “getting fit”. This resolution becomes more important as we age. Keeping our brains and bodies moving is imperative to prolonged health and life. The more fun that can be incorporated into a fitness plan, the longer it will last! Also, starting with small steps ensures longer term success.

  • Healthy Aging Tips for Older Adults

    January 10, 2022

    What does “healthy aging” look like? Everyone is different and a lifestyle is not one size fits all. It’s not as simple as a miracle drug or lucky genetics. However, small changes in habits can lead to big improvements for the body and mind. Let’s take a look at a few areas where you may consider lifestyle changes as you age.

  • Winter Safety Tips

    December 6, 2021

    Are you prepared for severe weather and other emergencies? It may seem overboard but it’s wise to be prepared and have a safety plan for any event. Older adults who have mobility limitations, rely on special equipment, or live alone could be at greater risk when disasters strike. These safety tips are valid during any season however, many of these are much easier and important to accomplish before winter weather hits.

  • The Power of Music

    November 2, 2021

    Music is a beautiful expression of emotions, stories, and deep cultural history. The power of music can make us feel different ways and even have various health benefits. In 1945, the United States War Department started music therapy to aid troops in the hospitals. Think about how music makes you feel and why you enjoy listening to it as we look at some of the many benefits of music.

  • Sharpening Your Social Skills

    October 1, 2021

    We exercise our social skills in daily interactions with others through verbal and non-verbal communication. It never hurts to brush up on our social skills for building relationships and effective communication

  • Handling Caregiver Burnout

    September 1, 2021

  • Simple Arts and Crafts Ideas for All Ages

    August 2, 2021

    Arts and crafts are a great way to spend time with friends and family, unwind, and create something beautiful that you can be proud of. 

  • Fitness Tips for Older Adults

    July 6, 2021

    It can be a challenge to find the right exercise plan. Between keeping a busy schedule, a lack of motivation, or expensive gym memberships, it’s easy to give up and fall out of our routines. 

  • A Day in the Life of a Caregiver

    June 4, 2021

    What is a caregiver? What do they do? These are common questions for many who are unfamiliar with home health services and could even have some experience as a caregiver themselves. A caregiver is simply a person who provides care for another.

  • Reasons to Choose Home Care Services

    May 13, 2021

    If you are looking for care options for yourself or a loved one there are many options when you browse the internet. Home care services are unique because they have many different benefits than assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

  • 5 Simple Spring Cleaning Tips

    April 12, 2021

    Springtime is here and that means it’s finally time to start Spring cleaning!

  • 5 Tips for Healthy Eating

    March 29, 2021

    We have all heard about new fad diets, miracle supplements, and expensive meal plans. Eating healthy should not be difficult or expensive. Whether you are trying to lose, gain, or maintain weight, everyone can benefit from a healthy balanced diet. There are many easy lifestyle adjustments that you might not even realize could make a big difference to your overall health. Here are 5 tips to help you get started!

  • 5 Misconceptions About Home Care Services

    February 22, 2021

    When you are looking for care for yourself or a loved one the starting point and variety of options can be daunting. There are many misconceptions about what home care is and how it works.

  • What are the Differences of Health Care Services? (Weighing Your Options)

    January 10, 2021

    Sometimes asking for help is not an easy task. As we age, there are many natural changes and challenges we face. These changes may be emotional or physical and present unique obstacles to daily activities. When it is time to start researching solutions, finding help may look daunting. It is easy to get overwhelmed with information and it is important to understand your options to find the best fit for your unique needs. You may have heard of the terms nursing homes, assisted living, and home care before. Let’s dive into the differences of each one to better understand what they are!

  • Brainstorm the Perfect New Year's Resolution for 2021

    December 8, 2020

    The New Year is right around the corner and people are often brainstorming their next resolution. In order to achieve your next goal, it is wise to choose something that can be easily tracked as you work towards it.

  • Check in on Your Senior Loved Ones this Holiday Season

    November 12, 2020

  • Visitation Resumes for Long-Term Care Facilities

    October 20, 2020

    Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic it has been an uphill battle for families who have loved ones being cared for in living facilities. Many facilities were directly impacted by the virus or located in highly affected area and visits came to a halt.

  • Continuing Education Courses Research-based Approach To Stay Home Safe

    October 29, 2018

    As Nurses or Social Workers working with patients on the road to recovery from the hospital or rehab, or working with seniors trying to maintain as much independence as possible at home, you understand better than anyone that the transition home is far more complex than your patients or families understand.