Ten Ways to Boost Your Senior’s Mental Health

By |2022-06-22T14:59:46-05:00May 12th, 2022|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

Ten Ways to Boost Your Senior’s Mental Health The lingering COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone - especially older adults. According to an AARP Foundation report, two-thirds of adults reported experience social isolation and high levels of anxiety since the beginning of the  pandemic. And, unfortunately, there is no vaccine to prevent loneliness. [...]

HCAN and Social Isolation

By |2021-04-21T15:38:42-05:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

For years, home care operators have intuitively known that social isolation leads to poor health outcomes in seniors. COVID-19 has brought this reality to the forefront. Self-reported social isolation among seniors may be predictive of hospitalizations and ED visits as shared in this article. Home care services accomplish a number of outcomes. Helping seniors [...]