Blog - November 2016
More Fun, Less Stress -- 5 Easy Ways to Enjoy the Holiday!
Posted on November 22, 2016 in Active Aging, Health and Wellness
Americans have a love-hate relationship with the holiday season. You may love the festive spirit and the opportunity to share time with friends and family, but dread all the work — and stress — involved in seasonal tasks.Content Spark: Preventing Falls in Senior Care
Posted on November 21, 2016 in Active Aging, Caregiving, Health and Wellness
The first day of fall was September 22 this year, and the National Council on Aging and other organizations across the country used this day (and month) to help prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.Co-Workers Run Half-Marathon to Raise $1,500 for Make It Happen
Posted on November 18, 2016 in Community Care, Hospice
Two Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice staff members and one of their spouses recently ran a half marathon to raise more than $1,500 for the Make it Happen program.A Good Caregiver is a Healthy Caregiver
Posted on November 16, 2016 in Active Aging, Health and Wellness, Home Care, Hospice
The deeply personal responsibility of caring for a loved one with a devastating disease constitutes a "labor of love," but caregiving can take a severe emotional and physical toll on those providing it.Alzheimer’s Awareness — What to Do First After Dementia Discovered or Diagnosed
Posted on November 16, 2016 in Caregiving, Home Care
While much about Alzheimer's disease is focused on facts and figures, consider this from another angle: What to do when you suspect a loved one has Alzheimer’s, or you’ve just received the diagnosis (What next?).