Tag: home health care

Difficult Diagnosis
06 Nov

Why Staying Positive After a Difficult Diagnosis Can Positively Affect Health

Have you ever felt yourself ramping up to bubble over with unrestrained laughter, at the most ill-timed moment – in a packed elevator, a hushed waiting room, or a religious service? Although there are, obviously, occasions when we must stamp down the silliness, writer Jane Heller says that, “Humor can keep us balanced, even in […]

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Technology for Seniors - argyle home health care
10 Sep

Technology for Seniors Enables Many to Live at Home with Improved Safety and Wellbeing

Whether you’re looking to tune a guitar, learn a new language, or just add cats’ ears to a selfie, there is an app for that! And for seniors who choose to age in place, technology may very well be a key component in maximizing safety, comfort, and overall well-being. Take Amazon’s Alexa, for instance. Although […]

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Caring for Elderly Parents - elderly care plano
07 Aug

How to Avoid Caregiver Injury Risks When Caring for Elderly Parents

While the ultimate goal is always to increase health and safety for the aging adults they love, family caregivers, regrettably, typically wind up compromising their very own health in the process. Believe it or not, an astounding 94% of caregivers in a recently available research study conducted by Ohio State University reported musculoskeletal pain one […]

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10 Jan

Can Your Family Afford Home Care and Avoid an Assisted Living Facility?

“I am looking forward to moving to an assisted living facility.” This isn’t a phrase you hear often from seniors. That’s because most seniors would prefer to age comfortably at home. However, there are numerous misunderstandings about who pays for care in your own home. Will home care be covered by Medicare or Medicaid or […]

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15 Dec

Senior Home Care Alert: Pill Organizers Hold a Hidden Danger

Because seniors typically take anywhere from 15 to 18 different prescriptions on any given day, it isn’t hard to see how errors and skipped doses can occur, but were you aware of the health risks that happen because of those missed or incorrect doses? As senior home care experts, we know that finding solutions to […]

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13 Oct

Hard Topics in Home Health Care: Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Not a topic to be discussed in most social circles, and with plenty of stigmas attached, mental illness, in one form or another, affects at least tens of millions of Americans today. October is National Mental Health Month, and Heaven at Home Senior Care would like to help break the chains of silence in honor […]

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dallas dementia care
08 Jul

One Easy Way to Help Reverse the Brain’s Aging Process—Help Others

Turns out helping young children grow can actually help seniors grow, too. According to a recent study, seniors who volunteered and mentored kids at public schools were not only helping the overcrowded and understaffed schools, but incredibly, were actually reversing their own brain’s aging process. In the study, participants were given MRI scans of their […]

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01 May

The Heaven at Home Approach for Better Patient Outcomes Through Home Care

As a patient’s needs change, so does his or her care environment. Oftentimes, patients move through the spectrum of care multiple times, transferring from home health services to full service private pay home care and back to home health services as new care needs arise. In order to assure that patients receive an excellent level […]

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