Respite Care Services in Birmingham, MI

A Brief Description of Medicare for Caregivers Being a caregiver is challenging enough. But when the person you’re caring for is reaching the enrollment age for Medicare – or is past that age but needs to be enrolled anyway – the prospect of engaging in what may seem like a…

Respite Care Services in Farmington Hills, MI

The Good (and Bad) News about Living Longer American life expectancy has just reached an all-time high—78.8 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of course, there’s more to the story than just one statistic. Other conclusions from the CDC report include: Common killers are becoming…

Respite Care Services in Bloomfield Hills, MI

 Bride Marries in Nursing Home So Dad with Alzheimer’s Can Attend At 31 years old, Miriam Reeves just might be the youngest person ever to get married in a nursing home. She and her fiancé, Mark Davis, had every intention of tying the knot in their local church, until Alzheimer’s…

Respite Care Services in Grosse Pointe, MI

 Missing Subtle Sarcasm Cues May Signal Dementia Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have concluded that an inability to identfiy sarcasm and blatant lies may signal the beginning stages of a disease called frontotemporal dementia. Read Full Article (MSNBC)     Source: agingcare.com Contact Pure Home Care Services at (586)…

Respite Care Services in Grosse Pointe, MI

 Prescription Drug Abuse Skyrocketing Among Elderly Population When asked to physically describe the typical drug addict, a person probably would not assign their perpetrator grey hair, wrinkles, and glasses, yet evidence supporting the image of an elderly addict is mounting. Think about this statistic: According to the federal Substance Abuse…

Respite Care Services for Farmington Hills, MI and Surrounding Areas

Dangerous Dawn: Morning Heart Attacks are Deadlier People who experience heart attacks in the morning, tend to have more heart damage. Heart attacks that occur between 6 a.m. and noon cause 20% greater heart tissue damage, according to a recent study conducted at the National Centre for Cardiovascular Research in Spain….

Respite Care Services in Macomb County, MI

Positive People May Have Reduced Stroke Risk If your metaphorical glass is always half-full, then you may have a decreased risk of stroke, according to new research. University of Michigan researchers recently studied more than 6,000 people over the age of 50 for two years, using a scale they developed. They…

Respite Care Services in Grosse Pointe, MI

Affordable Care Act Will Fund New Community Health Centers If you are struggling to find affordable medical care in your community, help may be on the way. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has granted $28.8 million to 67 community health centers around the nation to create new…

Home Care Services in Shelby Township, MI

Respite Care: A Break for the Caregiver Taking care of an older or ill family member can be enormously rewarding — but it can be physically and emotionally draining as well. That’s why it’s important for caregivers to seek occasional respite from their responsibilities. Whether it’s for a few hours…

Elder Care – First Steps – Bloomfield Hills, MI

Caring for an aging parent, elderly spouse, domestic partner or close friend presents difficult challenges – especially when a crisis hits and you are suddenly faced with the responsibilities of elder care. Perhaps your aging mother fell, is hospitalized with a broken hip and needs to go to a rehab…