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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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Senior Mobility: If You Don't Use It, You Lose It

Ever heard the saying use it or lose it ? Turns out, this colloquialism applies to a variety of health topics. Research published in Ohio State University’s Research and Innovation Communications ...
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I'm Worried My Loved One Isn't Safe at Home: What Should I Do?

As anyone with elderly loved ones knows, worries increase with age. Things that once seemed benign, such as stairs and kitchen appliances, can now be the source of serious anxiety for you and your ...
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Getting Your Kids In the Routine of School & Homework

The end of summer is just around the corner. For your children, this means getting back into the routine of waking up early, getting to school, and dealing with daily assignments. As a parent, you ...
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4 Tips for Parents: Making the Most of Life with ADD/ADHD

Attention deficit disorders don’t have to drive a wedge between parents and their children. Here are four simple steps parents can follow to help their children cope with ADD or ADHD. For parents with ...
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Staying Hydrated in the Texas Heat

In the summer months, Texas can become uncomfortable from the high temperatures and heatwaves. Not only can this be difficult to deal with, it can also have an impact on your health when you become ...
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Why is Mom Forgetting Her Keys? Key Signs of Alzheimer's

Watching our loved ones get older is a tough situation as they start to change and things become more difficult for them to do. It’s even worse if they develop a condition such as Alzheimer’s or some ...
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Risks of Falls Around the Home

It’s a difficult task to watch our loved ones age and have trouble walking and moving around the house. After all, these were simple actions that once required very little energy to do. Now it may be ...
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At Home Healthcare Hiring Skilled Professionals

At Home Healthcare has successfully managed 30 years of challenging changes in the healthcare industry and earned the continuing support of our patients, therapists and the medical community. We ...
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Communication Strategies for Individuals with Dementia

When someone has dementia, it may be difficult to communicate with them. This doesn’t mean that it’s impossible, though. It is a situation that is particularly troubling when you are caring for ...
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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in Seniors

Eating habits and appetites naturally change with age. However, when our loved ones grow older, their lack of interest in food and water can be concerning. It can be difficult to ensure your elderly ...
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