How to Wash Your Hands to Avoid Getting Sick

12/5/2018 9:55:39 AM

National Hand Washing Awareness Week Dec 3 rd – 9 th Maintaining good hand hygiene is an effective way to help stop the spread of germs and illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hand washing is one of the be... Read More..

Providing Higher Quality Care by Promoting Health Literacy

10/30/2018 2:33:07 PM

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic healthcare information which leads to the ability to make appropriate healthcare decisions. Many people, and not just those with limite... Read More..

5 Fantastic Tips for Falls Prevention

9/20/2018 2:07:09 PM

1. Move to Improve Your best strategy is to keep it moving! Gentle exercise helps to reduce falls because it builds strength and improves coordination and flexibility. When you avoid physical activity because you are afraid of falling, you actu... Read More..

How to Build Your Own Falls Prevention Plan

9/20/2018 2:13:43 PM

The older you get, the more likely you are to take a tumble. It’s one of those unpleasant truths about aging. The likelihood of a fall increases with the physical changes and common healthcare challenges associated with growing older. Consider i... Read More..

Ask Richard - What’s eating up all my cell phone data?

9/4/2018 2:17:14 PM

Dear Richard, What’s eating up all my cell phone data? A: Occasionally we have some folks who struggle with staying under their data cap either on their work phone or personal phone. The number one killer of data is video. Watching on... Read More..

Five Tips for Better Sun Safety

8/22/2018 9:51:22 AM

Summer is winding down but UV rays and heat may still pose a danger for seniors. Below are five precautionary steps seniors can take to improve their safety during the remainder of the warmer temperatures. 1. Stay Hydrated: Drink 6 to 8 glasses... Read More..

Dog Days of Summer

7/13/2018 11:40:24 AM

It’s official! We are now in the midst of the dog days of summer. This year the dog days commence on Sunday, July 22 nd and end on Thursday, August 23 rd . After being cooped up all winter, it’s tempting to spend as much time as possib... Read More..

Understanding the Signs & Symptoms of Senior Dehydration

7/2/2018 9:36:54 AM

Seniors and the elderly are more susceptible to dehydration than their younger selves for a variety of reasons. Aging brings a reduction in our body’s ability to conserve water and also a diminished thirst mechanism. Medical conditions and certain me... Read More..

Transitioning to Assisted Living

5/15/2018 2:39:09 PM

Download our latest Guide Today! Transitioning to Assisted Living: A Guide to Planning the Most Important Move of a Lifetime Read More..

Home Health Care for Parkinson’s Patients

5/15/2018 2:46:22 PM

As we learn more about how beneficial physical, occupational and speech therapies are for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), medical home health care providers are beginning to play a key role in many treatment plans. Physical Therapy for ... Read More..