1. Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

    It’s human nature – as we age, our immune systems get weaker. So, getting a cold or flu can mean more than just a trip to the pharmacy. While properly treating a cold or flu before it turns into a more serious condition such as bronchitis or pneumonia is important, prevention is key. With the winter season just around the corner, here are some preventive tips to keep in mind. Wash your hands …Read More

  2. Recent Study Links Anxiety Meds To Alzheimer’s

    There are many consequences to the medications we use, many of which can be deadly if not taken properly. That is why it is always important to have frequent doctor’s appointments with your primary care physician. However, when you or your aging parent is getting older and can’t handle medications any long, it is important to have a home health care assistant in Sterling Heights who will ensur…Read More

  3. How To Prevent Falls In The Home

    Why Preventing Falls Is Important Nearly a third of the aged population in America suffers from falls every year, with more than two million older adults being taken to the emergency room due to fall-related injuries, according to the CDC. Unfortunately, as we age, our physical abilities begin to fail, our bones and muscles become weaker, and after the age of 65, our chances of being seriously hur…Read More

  4. Caregiver Awareness: The Link Between Hypertension and Memory

    As a family caregiver for your aging loved one, you might already be vigilant about memory loss worrying about the possibility of your senior developing Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. If you start to notice that your loved one is showing signs of memory loss, such as losing their keys, struggling to remember names, or telling you the same story a couple of times on the same day, …Read More

  5. Healthy Habits to Prevent Illness

    Being a caregiver for senior home care requires having vigilance during cold and flu season to provide a healthy environment for your client. While having germs in our environments can be stimulating to our immune systems, certain germs are not good. Taking steps to prevent illness during cold and flu season will reduce the chances of the flu turning into pneumonia, which is more common in the eld…Read More

  6. Helping your Client Manage RA with Home Health Care

    Rheumatoid Arthritis, sometimes called RA, is a degenerative form of arthritis that can affect someone with RA’s entire health and outlook. It is not an easy condition to diagnose and can look like other illnesses. The symptoms are not consistent for RA and can fade and flare in some people, multiple rounds of testing may need to be done. While X-rays can show evidence of some forms of arthritis…Read More

  7. Considerations for Deciding to Stay Home

    Making a large decision like choosing to move an aging family member or loved one into an assisted living facility or to keep them at home can be a big decision for the family. The story of each person is different as they age, therefore it’s important to examine the decision from all sides to make the best decision possible. Here are some considerations to look at when making this decision. Wha…Read More

  8. Steps to Keep your Senior Family Member Safe at Home

    Safety proofing your home for optimal security with senior adult who may easily hurt themselves can be intimidating and overwhelming. It is not like childproofing with a crawling infant. Adults know how to do things for themselves and are not limited by a few feet off the floor, they can reach much more and deserve the dignity they deserve, while still keeping them safe. There can be so much more …Read More

  9. Exercise for Better Balance

    Balance is important for people of all ages to have mastered, especially if you have home health care in your Sterling Heights home. As a senior adult, it is valuable for you to work on improving your balance through easy exercises so you can limit your accidents and increase your performance. The physical elements of having good balance include having good posture, having strong hips and legs, no…Read More