Blog - November 2016


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?).

Easy tips for smart snacking

Posted on November 15, 2016 in Active Aging, Health and Wellness

Today, whether young or old, snacks are a big part of our regular eating habits. In fact, a whopping 92 percent of us snack sometime during the day or evening.