September 2011 Archives

Congestive Heart Failure - Have You Considered Home Care?

posted by Ryan Whittington on September 30, 2011

As adults age their hearts start to wear out.  One of the complications they can suffer is congestive heart failure. While most people develop this slowly over time it can happen suddenly without warning. There is no cure, only management of this chronic long term heart failure. Often heart failure is caused by other problems such as coronary heart disease, infections, and cardiomyopathy.  

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Cell Phones for Seniors - A Home Care Ally

posted by Ryan Whittington on September 27, 2011

As a leading St. Louis home care company, we are always looking for ways to help our clients and their families.  A cell phone can be a helpful tool to both caregivers and clients.  Text and video messaging can allow a caregiver to talk with a senior on a very personal and confidential level.

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September 2011

Professional Caregivers - Who are you leaving your loved one with?

posted by Ryan Whittington on September 09, 2011

When choosing a home care company, you should be looking at the caregivers who they employ.  The person you talk to on the phone or at a trade show may do and say all of the right things, but how do you know your loved one will receive the best care.

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Sad, Confused and Tired - Depression Among the Elderly

posted by Ryan Whittington on September 07, 2011

When people begin to age and become unable to take care of themselves, it can take over and quickly become depression. The rate of elderly people in the United States is growing rapidly making healthcare for senior citizens one of the highest medical costs. Depression and seniors is not a good mix, and it can cause a lot of other problems all over their body and can even cause premature death.

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