Keeping Your Senior Safe This Winter

By |2024-02-02T13:01:12-05:00February 2nd, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Keeping Your Senior Safe This Winter While winter can be a wonderland, it’s important to remember that colder temperatures, ice, snow and hours of darkness can pose serious risks for older adults. “The cold weather months present some significant challenges for older adults,” said Sierra Goetz, co-founder and operations director at the HomeCare Advocacy [...]

Women and Heart Disease – Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

By |2024-01-29T13:07:39-05:00January 29th, 2024|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , |

Women and Heart Disease - Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore Women and heart disease More than 60 million women in the U.S. are living with some form of heart disease.  Heart disease and stroke can affect a woman at any age. Heart disease is the number one killer of women - it’s responsible for 1 [...]

Ten Ways to Honor Older Veterans This Veterans Day

By |2023-11-07T12:38:47-05:00November 7th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ten Ways to Honor Older Veterans This Veterans Day Few people deserve our respect and gratitude more than the brave men and women who served in the military. At the HomeCare Advocacy Network, we’re proud and privileged to care for older veterans and their family members - giving them the care and support they [...]

7 Ways to Manage Caregiver Stress

By |2023-10-17T15:59:33-05:00October 19th, 2023|Categories: Caregivers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

7 Ways to Manage Caregiver Stress You missed an important meeting at work, because your mom fell in the shower. You left your son’s big soccer game to take your dad to a doctor’s appointment. You forgot to make cookies for your daughter’s school bake sale, because you were busy making dinner for your [...]

More Than a Meal on the Menu

By |2023-10-17T15:42:29-05:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , |

More Than a Meal on the Menu When is the last time you enjoyed a meal with your aging loved ones? Research shows that seniors who regularly dine with friends and family tend to eat more and make healthier choices. More importantly, most older adults say they feel happier and more fulfilled when eating [...]

How Children Can Help With Caregiving

By |2023-08-21T08:34:55-05:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

Caring for Children and Aging Parents Are you a member of the sandwich generation - someone who is raising children while, at the same time, caring for aging parents? If so, you know that you have to make the most of every minute in every day. “Caring for children can be tiring. Caring for [...]

Can You Hear Me Now?

By |2023-06-29T09:52:17-05:00June 29th, 2023|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

Can You Hear Me Now? Did you know that hearing loss is the largest modifiable risk factor against dementia? According to a recent study, treating hearing loss could eliminate 1 in 10 cases of dementia. In the study, researchers found that mild hearing loss doubles the risk of dementia, moderate hearing loss triples it [...]

Fast Facts About Arthritis

By |2023-05-19T11:51:21-05:00May 18th, 2023|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , |

Fast Facts About Arthritis Did you know that arthritis isn’t a single disease? The term actually refers to joint pain or joint disease, and there are more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions.  Arthritis Awareness Month May is recognized annually as Arthritis Awareness Month - an opportunity for us to join the [...]

The “Eyes” Have It

By |2023-05-18T14:32:47-05:00May 11th, 2023|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , |

The “Eyes” Have It Healthy aging includes healthy vision.  May is Healthy Vision Month - a great time to learn about common age-related eye problems and what you can do to prevent them. According to the American Optometric Association, the risk of developing eye diseases significantly increases after age 65. The most common age-related [...]

Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.

By |2023-05-03T08:56:06-05:00May 4th, 2023|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T. Every 40 seconds, someone in America has a stroke.  Every 3.5 minutes, someone dies of stroke. A stroke occurs when arteries in the brain are blocked or burst - preventing areas of the brain from getting the necessary blood supply. This can cause brain cells to die, possibly impairing the [...]

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