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

The Most Important Vaccinations for Seniors

  August is National Immunization Awareness Month and with flu season just a few months away, now is a good time to review essential vaccinations for seniors. Research tells us that many seniors aren’t getting the vaccinations they should and yet, they are one of the age groups where vaccines are most important. As we... Read More

Declare Your Independence from Chronic Pain

  Our country recently celebrated Independence Day. Freedom to live our lives the way we choose is part of the American dream. But for those living with a chronic disease – and according to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), almost half of all adults have a chronic disease or condition – freeing... Read More

Summertime Provides More Opportunities for Human Connection

Now that summer is here (or, officially, nearly here), many of us will come out of hibernation and start engaging with others more frequently – summer BBQs, family reunions and warmer weather all create opportunities to connect with family and friends. And this is a good thing. As human beings, we are, by nature, social... Read More

Exercise Is a Key Component to Aging Well

  The famous centenarian George Burns once quipped, “If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself!” More and more, taking care of oneself isn’t about extending the length of one’s life – it’s about continuing to live well as we age. One of the most... Read More