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Six Important Benefits Of Anger Management Services

Anger management services are an increasingly in-demand form of therapy, especially for parents dealing with children struggling to develop healthy communication skills. These services can be provided in-office by an experienced anger management therapist, or conveniently at-home. If you’re considering at-home anger management services for your loved one, consider these six benefits the therapy can provide: Read More »

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Activities For Children With Autism

Autism is a complex neurobiological and developmental disorder that is typically diagnosed in childhood, but can be diagnosed at any age. The most commonly recognized characteristics of autism include an impaired ability to communicate and relate to others socially, a restricted range of activities, and repetitive behaviours, such as following very specific routines. Read More »

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How To Recognize The Early Warning Signs Of Glaucoma

Glaucoma refers to damage to the eye’s optic nerve, leading to vision loss and possible blindness. Damage to the optic nerve occurs when the valve that regulates our natural eye fluid malfunctions, resulting in increased pressure in the eye. Unfortunately, the onset of glaucoma is painless and gradual, and vision usually seems normal as the damage is occurring. As a result, glaucoma can lead to blindness, as too much irreversible damage is done before a diagnosis is made. Glaucoma is currently the second leading cause of blindness. Read More »

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What Are The Benefits Of Recreational Therapy?

Recreation therapy is a type of therapy that uses engaging activities, such as music, sports, or leisure activities, to enhance a person’s physical abilities, independence, and overall well-being. This type of therapy benefits seniors and people of all ages recovering from or living with disease or injury. Recreational therapists customize their recreation therapy program based on the patient’s needs, making it a valuable part of the patient’s overall rehabilitation and treatment plan. Recreational therapeutic activities can take place in an in-patient medical facility, or at-home with the assistance of a home health care professional. Read More »

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Why Seniors Need A Healthy And Nutritious Diet

Proper nutrition is important at every age, but it’s especially important for older adults to maintain a healthy, nutrient-rich diet to prevent age-related illnesses and cognitive decline. However, some of the physical changes that older adults experience can negatively impact their dietary habits, and lead to an increased risk of health issues. Read More »

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8 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy As You Age

While your brain changes with age, cognitive impairment is not an unavoidable part of getting older. Maintaining healthy habits can help keep your brain healthy and active, no matter what your age. Here are eight ways you can maintain your overall brain health and decrease your risk of age-related cognitive decline:

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Exciting Updates To iCare Home Health’s Health Espresso App

iCare Home Health is proud to broadcast the public launch of their Health Espresso app for Android and IOS. Health Espresso is currently available to iCare Home Health patients, and in spring 2018 will be free for public download.

The app was created by iCare Home Health to track their clients’ medication adherence and body vitals to prevent a critical health event. The public launch will include some major and exciting updates, including the integration of artificial intelligence and a web portal. Read More »

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How To Care For Seniors’ Mental Health

Over the last decade, mental health has become a much bigger part of the conversation when it comes to an individual’s overall health and wellness. This positive recognition has allowed mental health diagnosis, treatments, and therapies to become more accepted and accessible. While this change is important for people of all ages, caregivers need to be particularly diligent when watching for mental health changes in senior loved ones. Read More »

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Exercises That Seniors Can Do During Stroke Recovery

Strokes are very common among seniors.  Most of the information you read online focuses on stroke awareness, such as risk factors that increase the odds of having a stroke or signs and symptoms to watch for. Of course, stroke awareness is a very important topic, but it is also necessary to provide information on what you can do after you’ve suffered a stroke to help with rehabilitation and recovery. Read More »

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Home Care Services for Your Aging Parents

There will come a time when your senior parents will need more help and support. Even if you have the means and the ability to step in and care for your aging parents or relatives, being a caregiver is an enormous responsibility that is both physically and emotionally draining. While the public healthcare system offers some care to meet a person’s basic hygiene needs, most families recognize the need to supplement the public system with a combination of family caregiveing and seeking the help of a private home care agency.  Read More »

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