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Always Learning: Anyone Who Keeps Learning Stays Young

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.  The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." - Henry Ford You can never stop learning, getting better and broadening your knowledge. Continuing your education benefits you in a variety of ways and the [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:37:29+00:00October 23, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Quality of Life|

It’s All in the Details

Client care goes so much deeper than "customer service" When caregivers are engaged with clients in their homes, relationships are built on trust, time and care.  There are many things a home care agency must do, as required by state regulations, but real client care comes when we reach beyond regulations and build real relationships. [...]

By |2018-05-09T05:37:19+00:00May 9, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness|

Mental Health for Seniors

Addressing mental health concerns in our senior community is so important.  Mental health issues have become prevalent in our senior population and are directly correlated with a decrease in quality of life and overall wellness. One of the biggest mental health problems in our senior population is depression.  Depression is a concern across all ages, [...]

By |2018-03-28T08:18:11+00:00March 28, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness|

Mental Health and How You Can Help – Lunch and Learn

HomeChoice Home Care Solutions attended a lunch and learn presented by Silver Linings and hosted by Preston Pointe. The lunch and learn was titled "Mental Health and How You Can Help". Mental health is often thought of as a secondary or "lessor" illness, but mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, OCD, and bipolar disorder [...]

By |2018-03-28T08:16:31+00:00March 27, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, HomeChoice Home Care News|Tags: |

How to Help a Senior Manage Their Eczema

Caregiver in Wake Forest NC Eczema occurs when the skin loses lipids, resulting in extreme dryness. Lipids are defined as insoluble fatty compounds that are used to retain water around the cells. Without the lipids, the skin begins to produce inflammation and patches. This is a very treatable condition, but will require a proper diagnosis [...]

By |2017-12-11T06:55:14+00:00January 26, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: |

Is Your Loved One with COPD Resisting Pulmonary Therapy and Rehab?

Home Care in Garner NC Loved ones who have been diagnosed with COPD may also have something called pulmonary therapy or pulmonary rehab prescribed by their doctor. Some loved ones resist this type of program, however, and opt not to take advantage of it. What Pulmonary Rehabilitation Does Pulmonary rehabilitation or therapy helps your loved [...]

By |2017-12-15T14:55:24+00:00August 10, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Senior Care Advice|Tags: , |

Celebrating National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Senior Care in Raleigh, NC This year, National Senior Health & Fitness Day falls on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. This is an excellent opportunity for families and their aging loved ones to get together and get fit. This is especially important for those who are receiving in home care and need an opportunity for social [...]

By |2017-12-11T06:46:15+00:00May 12, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Health & Wellness|Tags: |

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