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Summer Heat

Summer is here, and July is typically the hottest month of the year for the Mid-Atlantic. Enjoying the outdoors and soaking in the Vitamin D are a great relief from a dreary spring, but we need to be mindful of the extra stresses on our bodies associated with high temperatures. Keeping a careful eye on… Read more »

Celebrating Summer Responsibly

In many cultures, it’s not a celebration unless it includes alcohol. Many families have drinks specific for a holiday that have been customs for generations and are looked forward to throughout the season. It’s also easy to say “I’m finally retired and I deserve it!” Even though alcohol is a socially acceptable way to unwind… Read more »

Are you ready for an emergency?

In an instant, life can throw us a curve ball. While we can’t be ready for every situation, most emergencies around the house can be navigated safely and effectively if we take a little bit of time to organize. Doing this puts everybody’s minds at ease, knowing we have thought of defenses against those forces… Read more »

Kidney Awareness Month

Overworked and underappreciated, our kidneys are essentially sophisticated trash collectors. These two fist-sized filters in our lower backs cycle almost 200 quarts of blood every day and remove excess water, waste, and blood impurities which are sent to the bladder for elimination. They also help balance the body’s pH and regulate blood pressure by controlling… Read more »

Seasonal Depression

Is that miserable feeling simply a case of the winter blues or could it be something more serious? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is an actual disorder that results in a seasonal depression due to a lack of daylight exposure that throws off one’s biological clock (or circadian rhythms). It can cause a drop in serotonin,… Read more »

Cataracts

Today, more than 24 million Americans over the age of 40 are affected by cataracts. By age 80, more than half of our country’s population will either have a cataract or will have already had corrective surgery. A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s lens which is located behind the iris and pupil. The… Read more »

The Gift of Care

This holiday season, give the gift of in-home care to a loved one in need. Please call or email us for more information, and don’t forget to mention this coupon to save 20%!

A Cup of Kindness

As the holiday season approaches we are filled with goodwill toward all and busily buying gifts. However, we are often at a loss when it comes to older family members and friends. Here are some fun and practical gift giving ideas. A coupon book decorated with photos of things you and your family can do… Read more »

Socializing and Senior Health

There are many important health benefits from socialization for seniors. Medical experts agree that there social activities are important for maintaining good mental and physical health. Let’s take a look at a few of the ways that staying social and involved in the community, friendships and relationships can keep people sharp and engaged into the… Read more »

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