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4 Signs You Need a Caregiver

Independence is a critically important element for most of us, and many cannot imagine having to leave home. With the right caregiver, it is entirely possible for you to continue to live life much as ...
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Fun Summer Activities to Do With an Autistic Child

Summertime means warm weather, which creates the perfect opportunity to take fun activities outdoors. This can give your autistic child a chance to enjoy a change of scenery and a way for you to ...
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What Are the Differences Between Alzheimer's and Dementia?

Many are often confused or unclear about the distinction between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. This is understandable, given how inextricably linked the two frequently are. The difference is that ...
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Strategies for Effective Time Management

Do you wish you had a few more hours each day to get tasks done? Are you constantly scrambling at the end of the day to complete the myriad of projects you began that morning? You are certainly not ...
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What Are Some Useful Tools For Language Development?

Speech therapists can play a vital role in a child’s language development, but it is also important for children to be active participants in this process as well. Several studies have shown that ...
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So what do I do as an SLP? Well I'm glad you asked!

"I'm a Speech Therapist." "So you teach people how to talk?"..Yikes! Sit back for a moment and let me tell you what a Speech-Language Pathologist pours their heart into day after day... We help a ...
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Stay Stroke Free: National Stroke Awareness Month

A stroke, sometimes called a brain attack, occurs when something blocks blood supply to part of the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. In either case, parts of the brain become damaged ...
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Stroke Awareness: What You Need to Know

The fourth leading cause of death in the United States is strokes. Strokes can happen to anyone at any time no matter your age or background. May has been made National Stroke Awareness Month to ...
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At Home Healthcare Brings Hope to Families with Autistic Children

Link's Story from Hannah Bacher on Vimeo . At Home Healthcare is committed to helping families with autistic children, giving them the tools they need to work together through compassion, love, and an ...
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What is Autism?

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, is a serious condition affecting thousands of children in the United States. While we continually learn more and more about this condition, there is still much yet ...
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Maximizing Child Playtime with Purposeful Movement

We know that playtime is an excellent way for children to run around, play with their friends, and get exercise. Playground activity such as climbing, running, playing house, playing cops and robbers, ...
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What is Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition known for causing significant problems with memory, thinking, and behavior that become progressively worse over time. It is also the cause ...
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5 In Home Safety Risks for Seniors

Even though our homes are safe and familiar environments, they can still present a number of hazards and safety risks, especially for older adults. In fact, statistics show that millions of adults ...
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5 Winter Activities for Seniors

The winter months can present unique challenges to seniors. From poor weather conditions that may aggravate medical conditions or prevent seniors from spending much time outside to potential dangers ...
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Tips for Teaching Your Child Vowel Sounds

Before your child ever develops the capability to use words, they will first begin to make sounds, babbling their way toward eventual speech. At two months, you will hear the child uttering cooing ...
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How to Diet and Exercise for a Healthier Heart

Most of us know that a healthy diet and exercise can promote heart health, but how many of us truly know what foods are best or how much exercise is enough? Making the right food choices and ...
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How to Eliminate Fall Risks In Your Home

Two of the most common causes of injuries among seniors are falls and motor vehicle accidents. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year one in three adults over 65 ...
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New Year - New Organized and Decluttered Home

Every year, people make a series of resolutions, promising to make life better or to improve themselves. One thing that should make it on your list every time is to organize and declutter your home, ...
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How to Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Every year, the holidays roll around and, with them, the temptation to over indulge in deliciously rich foods. Just because this is a time of celebration and festivity does not mean you have to engage ...
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Keep the Season Merry & Bright With Our Holiday Concierge Services

At Home Support, a division of At Home Healthcare, is helping families this season through our Holiday Concierge Services. At Home Support is focused on keeping you and your family living at home, and ...
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Fall, Football, Friday Night Lights....Know the Risks

As a Pediatric Physical Therapist and a mother of an athletic teenage boy who participates in extreme sports, including football and rodeo, the thought of long term neurological impairments as a ...
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Is It Autism? | Diagnosis and Treatment

Autism is a developmental disorder that begins within the first three years after conception and, according to the U.S. Federal Centers for Disease Control, afflicts 1 in 68 children in the U.S. It ...
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Preparing for Flu Season

It’s that time of year that we all dread: flu season. The thought of getting sick or a loved one coming down with the flu is enough to turn anyone into a germophobe. There are plenty of ways to spread ...
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Handling Caregiver Burnout

This upcoming November is National Family Caregiver month and it’s all about showing appreciation to those who take care of the ones we love. Because of this, we want to make sure caregivers ...
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Tips to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

“No dessert until you eat all your vegetables!” Most parents find themselves saying this to their children at some point. Let’s face it, children can be picky when it comes to their food. In fact, a ...
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