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Think you’ll never have a stroke? Think again!

Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke. Every year more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke.  Stroke is the leading cause of serious long-term disability. Stroke reduces mobility in more than half of the stroke survivors age 65 and over. [...]

By | 2018-09-04T13:18:22+00:00 August 29th, 2018|What's New|0 Comments

Home Healthcare Saves Lives

Mr. and Mrs. John Day (John and Nancy) live in a modest home in San Angelo, Texas.  The ramp leading up to their front door gives away the fact that someone in that home needs assistance with mobility.  But that is no longer the case and I doubt the ramp will be used much [...]

By | 2018-07-11T17:52:25+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fact vs. Fiction

http://www.conchovalleyhomepage.com/concho-valley-live/fact-or-fiction-healthcare-seminar-concho-valley-live-march-19-2018/1069996310   We want everyone to make the wisest decisions when it comes to their health care - that is why we are dedicated to community service through our workshops entitled "Fact vs. Fiction".  At these regularly scheduled events we educate consumers on how they can choose the highest rated providers for their healthcare. Medicare [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:53:14+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMART goals for 2018

January marks the beginning of a new year, it also marks a time of reflection of past experiences. Self-reflection and evaluation is a normal experience at the beginning of a New Year. Many people utilize this time of year to look forward and establish new goals.  Still others avoid setting goals because the task can [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:53:14+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO PAYS FOR NURSING HOME?

Most people who enter nursing homes begin by paying for their care themselves (out-of-pocket), and this can prove devastating to some.  As you use your resources (like bank accounts and stocks) over a period of time, you may eventually become eligible for Medicaid because you will have used up most of your assets and will be [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:53:14+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

“I need help with mom!”

Many people today are faced with finding healthcare solutions for their parents.  For example, Beth is 47 years old and her parents are aging.  She recently called us because her mom, Anne, had a change in prescription medications and kept getting confused about dosages.  Beth was wondering if a nurse could come out to the [...]

By | 2016-12-21T13:49:41+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL HOME CARE & HOSPICE MONTH

This is taken directly from the National Association of for Home Care & Hospice website, but I thought it was worth duplicating to call attention to the fact that November is National Home Care & Hospice Month. "During November the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:53:14+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons to Work in Home Healthcare

“Sunday Blues” is a term psychologists coined to describe the dread and anxiety that many people feel on the eve before the work week. In a July 2012 poll, four out of ten adults said they get the “Sunday Blues”. The cure lies in finding something you love to do. “I work seven days a [...]

By | 2018-05-15T10:53:14+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment