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What to Watch for When a Loved One Is Immobilized

The Harmful Effects of Immobility Your loved one may have been knocked out of commission for a while due to a fall or medical procedure, or they may become progressively more immobile due to injury, ...
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What to Do if Your Aging Parent Refuses to Hand Over the Keys

What Can I Do if My Parent Insists on Driving? Sometimes adult children are able to successfully convince their parents that it’s time to turn in the carkeys. This may happen in the aftermath of an ...
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Physical Health For an Active Adult Life

You’re never too old or too out of shape to take charge of your health. Keep reading for quick tips to on how improve your quality of life by making your mind and body a priority. Elderly Depression, ...
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Creative Ways to Keep Your Senior from Becoming Isolated

Is Your Aging Loved One Isolated? On the surface, your senior may appear relatively content and they may even brush off questions about their level of social interaction. However, they may still be ...
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How to Know if Your Loved One Is Taking their Medicine as Prescribed

Signs Your Loved One May Not Be Taking Their Medication(s) as Prescribed As your loved one gets older, it becomes more and more important that you keep an eye on their habits and behaviors. In many ...
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What to Do When Your Aging Loved One Accuses You of Holding Them Hostage

Making False Accusations Is Common Among Alzheimer’s & Dementia Sufferers In addition to things like sundowning and forgetfulness , paranoia is part of the decline experienced by people with ...
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Practical Ways to Reduce Caregiver Stress

As a family caregiver, you know it tends to be physically and emotionally exhausting, even under good circumstances. You are likely under a great deal of pressure as you work to meet your aging or ...
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Signs Your Senior May Be Developing Celiac Disease

Age and Celiac Disease Older adults (that is, adults 50 and older) can get celiac disease, too. Even if your loved one has been tested for celiac in the past and cleared, they could still develop the ...
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Hospital Discharge Checklist for Seniors & Families

Unfortunately, a large percentage of elderly patients are discharged from the hospital only to be re-hospitalized less than 30 days later. This occurs due to medication errors, lack of support, and ...
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How to Know When Your Arthritis Develops into a Disability

Whether you have rheumatoid arthritis (which targets your joint lining and damages your bones) or osteoarthritis (which happens as the cartilage in your joints wears down over time), the pain and ...
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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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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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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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At Home Healthcare Brings Hope to Families with Autistic Children

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 invaluable level of experience . Meet ...
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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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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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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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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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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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At Home Healthcare Voted Best Home Health Agency

At Home Healthcare is proud to announce that the Van Zandt County Reader’s Choice Awards voted our Canton office Best Home Health Agency for 2016. This is our second year receiving such a distinction, ...
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At Home Healthcare Recipient of 2015 HHCAHPS Honors™

At Home Healthcare is excited to announce that the Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) has recognized us as a leading home care service provider. We work ...
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