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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Growing older sometimes results in physical and mental changes. One of the most common is memory loss. According to the National Institute of Health, about 40 percent of people over the age of 65 experience some level of forgetfulness.  For a while, drawing a blank about recent conversations, people’s names, and situations isn’t overly worrisome. […]

Written by on June 20, 2023

Home Care vs. Assisted Living Homes

What is the difference between Home Care vs. Assisted Living Homes ? There comes a point when you know a senior family member requires more care than you can provide. Staring at that reality is daunting and sometimes ridden with guilt. You want to help, but know it would stretch your time and energy beyond […]

Written by on December 11, 2022

A Simple and Easy to Understand Explanation of Residential Habilitation Services

If you don’t understand exactly what the term “residential habilitation services” means, don’t fret. You are not alone. The average person has heard this term yet does not understand its true meaning. Below, our home care providers in Philadelphia explain exactly what residential habilitation services mean and shed light on their importance. The Basics of […]

Written by on September 15, 2021

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month has arrived just in the nick of time. The United States and several other countries are currently attempting to convince people to take the COVID-19 vaccination. There has also been an ongoing battle between anti-vaxxers and the pro-vaccination crowd in regard to vaccinating infants soon after birth.  August is a time […]

Written by on August 12, 2021

July is Healthy Vision Month: Tips for Seniors

We have finally made it to July after a challenging first six months of the year. This is Healthy Vision Month. If you are like most people, you have glasses or contact lenses that help you see clearly. However, even if you use contacts or glasses, it is in your interest to be aware of […]

Written by on July 15, 2021

Top 10 Summertime Activities for Seniors

The weather is finally getting warmer. It is time to head outside and have some fun. However, if you are a senior citizen or challenged with finding a way to get your aging loved one outside this summer, you might be wondering which activities are best. Below, we provide a look at the top 10 […]

Written by on June 21, 2021

Asthma Awareness Month

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has named May to be Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month since 1984. Given that asthma and allergies are sometimes related, we’ll be focusing on asthma below. What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that can affect your airways. It can cause your airways to swell […]

Written by on May 24, 2021

Alcohol Awareness Month

Since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has marked April as Alcohol Awareness Month to spread awareness and education about alcohol use and potential dangers associated with it. Alcohol Awareness Month covers all matters related to alcohol, including alcoholism, drunk driving, alcohol poisoning, and substance abuse subjects in general. In this […]

Written by on April 15, 2021

Intellectual Disability Services

According to data from the Special Olympics, around 6.5 million people in the United States have an intellectual disability — somewhere between 1 and 3% of our population. It is one of the most common developmental disabilities. In this article, we’ll explore intellectual disabilities further. What is an Intellectual Disability? Intellectual disability describes a condition […]

Written by on March 26, 2021