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7 Early Warning Signs of Heart Attacks

A Message from Gina; February is Heart Attack Awareness Month. Did you know that more heart attacks occur on Monday then any other day of the week? Most of us think heart attacks are sudden, but there are numerous symptoms that often go unnoticed that are possible indicators — if you know what to watch… Read more »

S T R O K E …1,2,3,4 ..Did you know?

Did you know? Some helpful information about Strokes Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. Nearly three-quarters of strokes affect people over the age of 65. The risk increases significantly with age in both men and women, with half occurring after age… Read more »

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

According to the American Thyroid Association, roughly 20 million Americans suffer from some form of thyroid disease. While anyone with a thyroid gland can develop thyroid problems, people over 60 typically run a higher risk of having thyroid issues – particularly hypothyroidism. So, in the spirit of Thyroid Awareness Month, we’d like to take a… Read more »

Winter Safety Tips

Winter is upon us which can be a special time for caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. Tis the season for flus, slips on icy streets, and other dangers that can be especially traumatic for Seniors. A simple fall can have devastating effects for older men and women. A… Read more »

New Years Message From Gina

As I reflect upon the past year I am struck by profound gratitude for our Your Own Home Care Family. To me a Family is a group of people who all genuinely care about each other. It is not defined by blood or birth but more by circumstance and is made up of people that… Read more »

Thanksgiving Message

We hope that all of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving, filled with love, laughter, and relaxing companionship of family and friends. As the hectic holiday season ensues may we all take a moment to reflect upon the “spirit of the season” let us all try to carry those feelings into our daily lives in the… Read more »

A message of gratitude from Gina Deney

November is National Caregivers and National Gratitude month which seems very appropriate. I am very grateful for our Caregivers without whom my dream of enhancing the quality of life for Seniors would not have been realized. Our Caregivers are a diverse group who come from many walks of life but possess a unique commonality of… Read more »

Gina’s Story Part III “Chosen with Care”

Gina’s Story Part III Choosing with Care “Companion,” versus “Caregiver”? These are often used interchangeably. In my mind a companion is just that. They provide socialization for the senior such as shopping, planning and enjoying dinner. Just having someone in the home can markedly improve the quality of life for someone who doesn’t get out anymore… Read more »

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