Seniors who receive a diagnosis of diabetes may feel they have to give up all the foods they love. That’s not entirely true. Sure, they may have to say no to ice cream and white bread, but you can …
Top four health concerns for seniors and how to prevent them
By Steve Guntli According to WebMD, the most-visited medical reference site on the Internet, the following afflictions are some of the most common concerns for senior citizens as they grow older. Making an effort to live a healthier lifestyle can lead to a longer, healthier and happier life. Obesity According to the Centers for Disease…
What is home health care all about?
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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
Emergency Preparedness Tips for Home Care Providers
Having a formalized emergency preparedness plan is as crucial as a disaster recovery plan. Having worked in the healthcare space for the last 20 years and providing virtual operations integration coaching for my clients, I know all too well the struggles that home care providers face during severe weather conditions with staffing client cases and
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 …
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 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…
Advice from an Alzheimer’s Wife
My Journey as an Alzheimer’s Wife: Til Death Do Us Part
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.