Macomb County, MI Home Care Services

On June 20, 2015, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Macomb County, MI Home Care Services

What’s on Your Plate?  A Publication from the National Institutes on Aging It’s time to make lifestyle changes so you can stay active in the coming years. Research shows that it’s not too late for smart food choices and other good health habits, like being physically active, to help reduce…

Respite Care Services for Warren, MI

On December 18, 2014, Posted by , In Alzheimer's Disease,Dementia,Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Respite Care Services for Warren, MI

Coach Summitt Stays on the Sidelines Despite Early-Onset Dementia At 59 years old, fabled University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, Pat Summitt has received a life-altering diagnosis: early-onset dementia—Alzheimer’s type. USA Today reports that Summitt, famous for her unmatched record of 1,071 wins and an incredible eight national championships, will persist…

Those With Early-Onset Alzheimers Need a Game Plan Worthy of Pat Summit

On September 15, 2014, Posted by , In Alzheimer's Disease,Dementia,Home Care,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Those With Early-Onset Alzheimers Need a Game Plan Worthy of Pat Summit

Pat Summit has a game plan—do you? Summit, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s last summer, has recently decided to relinquish her title as head coach of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team. “It’s never a good time, but you have to find a time that you think is the right…

97 Percent of Online Pharmacies Unsafe, Warns FDA Campaign

On July 24, 2014, Posted by , In Home Care,Medication Information, By ,,, , With Comments Off on 97 Percent of Online Pharmacies Unsafe, Warns FDA Campaign

Only 3 percent of online pharmacies are safe to use, according to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The vast majority of web-based medication merchants fail to meet the U.S. standards for pharmaceutical quality and safety. A recent Federal Drug Administration (FDA) survey found that 25 percent of internet shoppers have…

Caregiving Services in Bloomfield Hills, MI

On December 11, 2013, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Caregiving Services in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Contrary to popular belief, most American seniors live independently while maintaining strong relationships with family and friends. Their personalities remain relatively stable throughout their lives. Depression occurs less in uninstitutionalized seniors than among young adults. Normal age related changes do occur. These may include: Hearing impairment Failing vision Osteoporosis Increased…

Home Care Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

On May 23, 2013, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Home Care Services in West Bloomfield Township, MI

Contrary to popular belief, most American seniors live independently while maintaining strong relationships with family and friends. Their personalities remain relatively stable throughout their lives. Depression occurs less in uninstitutionalized seniors than among young adults. Normal age related changes do occur. These may include: Hearing impairment Failing vision Osteoporosis Increased…

Caregivers in Grosse Pointe, MI

On May 26, 2012, Posted by , In Caregivers, By ,, , With Comments Off on Caregivers in Grosse Pointe, MI

Elderly Parents – 3 Things to Keep in Mind When They Move In   Lively and vibrant parents become elderly parents. That’s just the way things are. When your elderly parents are having difficulty to live by themselves and you decide that they will live with you there are few…

Improving Home Care Critical to Addressing Chronic Disease and Reducing Health Care Costs Nationwide

On June 14, 2011, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,, , With Comments Off on Improving Home Care Critical to Addressing Chronic Disease and Reducing Health Care Costs Nationwide

WASHINGTON D.C. – Val J. Halamandaris, president of The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s decision to exclude proposals that would impact seniors’ access to critical home care services: “As Congress and the Administration focus their collective efforts on…

Older Caregivers May Face Increased Risk Of Cognitive Problems

On May 16, 2011, Posted by , In Alzheimer's Disease,Dementia,Home Care, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Older Caregivers May Face Increased Risk Of Cognitive Problems

An older individual who cares for a spouse with dementia may be at an increased risk of developing cognitive problems because of the lifestyle that was shared with the spouse and because of the stress of caring for a loved one who is ill. These findings, which are published today…