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When Parents Can't Drive Themselves Anymore

Caring for Elderly Parents Who Can No Longer Drive Sometimes the responsibility to care for your aging parent sneaks up on you. Even if your parent does not live with you or directly rely on you for ...
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Olivia Williams Attendant of the Month March 2018

I have been in healthcare since 1975. When I received my Nurse Aide license I began in home health services and haven't looked back. I have been in home health for 17 years now because I love working ...
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Alex McNertney Attendant of the Month February 2018

My passion is to take care of people. I believe God placed me here to help and take care of others to provide for my family. I have 2 amazing children (Kaysen,5 and Keslyn,4 months) When im not ...
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Alzheimer's or Aging? Why Knowing the Difference Is Crucial

As your loved one begins to go gray, their hair color isn’t the only thing that changes. Small mental, physical, and cognitive changes slowly take place as they age. If a family member or friend is ...
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What Alzheimer's Caregivers Need to Know About Sundowning

How to Help Your Aging Loved One Cope with Sleep Issues Sleep disturbances (known as “sundowning”) are common among people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. This can look like agitation and anxiety ...
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How to Dementia-Proof Your Home

Implementing Safety Measures and Devices in Your Home Can Be Crucial to Your Senior’s Wellbeing. Ever heard of baby-proofing? In the same way you might need to eliminate hazards and implement special ...
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How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Their Driving

As your loved ones age, you may begin to feel more personally responsible for their safety and wellbeing. As family member, your voice and compassionate concern for them are crucial to their continued ...
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How to Know if Your Senior Is at Risk for Depression

One of the most difficult aspects of being a family caregiver can be managing your loved one’s mental and emotional health. The distinction between symptoms of aging and signs of mental or emotional ...
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3 Ways to Avoid the Emotional Pitfalls of Family Caregiving

If You Are a Worn-Out Family Caregiver, We Can Help. Call (877) 959-9093 to Speak to a Member of Our Home Care Team in Texas. Being a caregiver for a loved one is often highly demanding, even if ...
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Can Someone with Autism Live Independently?

Raising a child who is on the autism spectrum may be a challenge at times, but you may feel the greatest challenges can come when they choose to start an independent life. You may wonder if your child ...
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Brenda Pirtle, AHS Attendant of the Month

We are excited to announce that Brenda Pirtle is AHS Attendant of the Month for January 2018. Brenda has 20+ years in the healthcare industry and after a year of retirement she is now getting to ...
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How to Support an Adult Child with Autism

As autism becomes more researched and more accurately diagnosed, parents can better understand the needs of their child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and gain access to resources to help their ...
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Home Safety & Alzheimer's Disease

Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease can continue to live at home, but it requires some safety precautions as well as a knowledgeable and patient caregiver. This will give the Alzheimer’s afflicted ...
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Celebrating Nurses

According to the American Nursing Association (ANA), 2017 has been named the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” Nurses are hardworking people who care for the people they help. They are often assigned the ...
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What To Look For When Choosing Pediatric Home Healthcare

For parents, nothing and no one is more important than their children. When it comes to choosing pediatric home healthcare for your child, you want to be certain that you are selecting the best and ...
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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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