How IBM Watson Could Help Identify Patients for Home Care
IBM’s Watson gained fame for beating human Jeopardy! champions at the game, but the cognitive computing platform also could have some winning answers for the U.S. health care system—which cou…
Youth and Human Trafficking
On our July 16 show, Pam Hamilton from Cornerstones of Care joined us to talk about human trafficking, including risk factors, indicators/signs, and important steps being taken in Missouri to combat this abusive and exploitative industry. Listen Now Tweet Share 0 Reddit +1 Pocket LinkedIn 0
5 Reasons Why a Senior May Not Eat Enough
When seniors don’t eat enough, they can become malnourished. Here are five reasons seniors don’t eat well--and what you can do about it.
Handy Checklist and Tips on How to Find a Good Assisted Living Facility
Looking for assisted living is stressful & overwhelming. We
How We got Started with Home Instead Senior Care
A family caregiver shares the experience she and her senior mother had finding the right caregiver.
6 Essential Alzheimer’s Care Tips
Caring for a senior w/ Alzheimer’s or dementia is tough. Find out how these 6 essential Alzheimer's care tips & resources make life easier & reduce stress.
How Do I Choose The Right Adult Day Care Program?
Occasional breaks are essential not only to your emotional well-being, but to the well-being of your relationships with the person you are caring for.
Spring Cleaning a Senior’s Home: 5 Tips to Get It Done
Spring cleaning is such a refreshing annual tradition. A brightened, fresh clean home makes all the hard work worth it. But if your senior loved one hasn’t been able to keep up with regular housekeeping chores, you may be facing a daunting task. Where to begin? Start with this list.
5 Tips for Family Caregivers
I recently spent a weekend with eight of my college roommates for our annual get-together. Through the years we’ve always shared our life events, so it came as no surprise that our conversation turned to the topic of family caregiving. Like millions of fiftysomething women in the U.S. today, my former roomies are struggling to navigate the health care system on behalf of their parents – who now turn to them for help. “Information is power,” I told them. “So let …
How Toxins Affect Your Lungs & 20 Amazing Natural Ways to Cleanse...
Most of us take breathing for granted. Even if you don’t smoke or experience respiratory problems, an occasional lung cleanse should be part of your self-care regime. If you do smoke or have asthma or allergies, cleaning up the pipes is even more important. Your Lungs Are Larger Than You Might...