We all know what we need to do to maintain a healthy heart. But as we age, once-simple tasks like shopping for healthy foods can become a chore. Even remembering to take prescribed medications can become difficult. Home Helpers is here to help. Our caregivers are trained to perform a number of in-home care tasks […]
If you get a shock every time you touch a metal doorknob or find socks stuck to the insides of your sheets, chances are your house is suffering from a lack of humidity caused by dry winter air. The science behind the problem is simple – cold air just can’t hold as much moisture as […]
It’s December 21. From this day forward, the days will start to get just a little longer and the nights a little shorter. But it won’t always seem like that, and winter depression is a real thing. January and February can drag on, causing some people to become sad, bored and lonely. It’s true that […]
Winter doesn’t officially start until Dec. 21, but the snow, the cold and the sniffles that come with the season are already here. We can’t avoid the snow and the cold, but there are things you can do to help prevent a cold. Here are a few things to try yourself, along with a few […]
3 Common Causes of Bad Breath and What to do About Them With the holidays come many opportunities to socialize. While you’re choosing the perfect outfit and primping your hair for that party or holiday open house, don’t forget to also take steps to ensure that you won’t offend your family and friends with a […]
Five Reasons Why Grandma is Always Chilly It’s 90 degrees outside and you’re headed to your parents’ house to be sure they’re staying cool in the heat. When you arrive, sporting your coolest sundress, you find Mom and Dad sitting comfortably in front of the television, unseasonably clad in their signature sweaters and cozy slippers. […]
The demands of an aging population underline the importance of home care facilities, including those offering personalized senior and home health care services. Senior home care can be tailored to meet different individual needs and include personal care, meal preparation, errands, light housekeeping, and other services.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one in three adults 65 years and older will fall once a year. About two-thirds will experience a second fall within six months. Falls can result in significant injuries, including broken hips and concussions. Furthermore, many older people who live alone can lie helpless […]