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Tai Chi Is an Outstanding Exercise for Older Adults

—   May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. For many older adults, physical activity can be a challenge, due to a chronic medical condition or recent surgery. But one form of exercise that can get older Americans moving safely is the traditional Chinese martial art of tai chi. Tai chi uses slow movements which,... Read More

Can Your Faith Improve Your Health?

—   Spring ushers in a variety of important religious holidays. On April 19, Jews will celebrate the beginning of Passover or Pesach, which celebrates their liberation from slavery. On April 21, Christians celebrate rebirth and renewal during the Easter holiday. Muslims begin a month of spiritual and physical cleansing beginning at sunset on May 5,... Read More

How Seniors Can Use Nutrition to Promote Healthy Aging

—   March is National Nutrition Month, a time to bring attention to how eating well can help us age well. According to the National Institutes of Health, even if you already have one or more chronic diseases, eating well may help you better manage conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Mediterranean-style... Read More

How to Live Well with Congestive Heart Failure

—   Congestive heart failure (CHF) sounds scarier than it is. While it is a serious condition that needs prompt medical attention, it doesn’t mean that your heart has “failed.” It simply means that the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s optimal needs. This can be because of a leaky valve,... Read More

Protect Yourself Against Cold and Flu

—   We’re in the midst of cold and flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), February tends to be the peak month for flu. One study showed that wintertime increases your risk of getting the flu because cold temperatures and low humidity dramatically increase the transmission of the virus. So... Read More

Creating a Joyful Holiday in the Midst of Alzheimer’s

—   For many, the best part about the holidays is getting together with family and friends. If you’re used to entertaining during the holiday season, you may be reluctant to keep that tradition alive if you’re caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. But it’s important to continue living your life... Read More

Improving Patients’ Quality of Life Through Hospice and Palliative Care

—   November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, which exists to raise awareness of hospice and palliative care and the needs of those living with pain and life-limiting illnesses. Many people are reluctant to enlist the services of hospice or palliative care, because they see it as “giving up.” In truth, hospice/palliative care is... Read More

Pets Provide Powerful Health Benefits

—   October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. In addition to being a humanitarian act that benefits the adopted dog, research shows that owning a dog may provide numerous health benefits for its owner. Many humans can attest about their animal’s ability to provide joy, lift one’s spirits after a hard day and even... Read More

Can Lifestyle Changes Prevent Dementia?

—   September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. And while there is no cure, there are things we can do to mitigate the risks. A team of experts created a bit of a stir last year at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference when they declared that one-third of all cases of dementia could be prevented through... Read More

New Career Opportunities

— Now hiring home health RNs and CNAs. To learn more, please visit our job openings here. We work to create a fast-paced, rewarding work environment that fosters teamwork, compassion and recognizes outstanding customer service. We are always looking to hire highly motivated, service-oriented individuals who want to grow with us. If you’re interested in a meaningful career where you can... Read More