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Feeling the Stress of Caregiving?

If you are a caregiver for a loved one, there are undoubtedly times when you are feeling overwhelmed at best or, at worst, totally stressed out.

We  understand. That’s why we are a supporting sponsor for the first annual Family Caregivers’ Conference, presented by Applegate Elder Law – The Voice of Aging. The conference will be held Tuesday, February 26. Read more

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Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Home Care Assistance is raising awareness around heart disease and stroke prevention in observance of heart month. Heart Disease is a leading cause of death and a major cause of disability. In fact, there is a heart-related fatality in America every minute. In Canada, heart disease and stroke are the leading cause of death for women and account for 33% of mortalities overall.

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Mind Over Gray Matter

“Mind Over Gray Matter: A New Approach to Dementia Care “(now available on Amazon.com) is the fifth book in our award-winning senior wellness series.

Dementia affects us all. Nearly half of individuals aged 85 and over are afflicted with the disease. As lifespans increase, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have become the most significant global health challenge of the 21st century. Mind Over Gray Matter represents a new approach to dementia care that offers practical guidance on caring for an individual with dementia as well as evidence-based techniques to improve quality of life and slow the progression of the disease. Read more

February Notes from Home Care Assistance

Letter from the Editor

January ended on a high note with the success of the fourth webinar in our Healthy Longevity Series featuring Dr. Gary Small. For those of you who were unable to attend or would like to view the presentation again, you can find it on the Webinar Series page of our website. In observance of Heart Month, we will be sharing information about cardiac rehabilitation and post-stoke care on our blog and social media sites, so stay tuned.  (Read More)

Also … living longer, brain fitness in five easy steps, lower your blood pressure and caregiver of the month!

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