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Caregiver tips for interacting with someone with Autism

Interacting with someone with autism can feel frustrating for both of you. Autism can present communication, socialization, and behavioral challenges that can make you feel like you don’t know what to say or how to respond. The secret is to always try to understand, to aim for kindness, and to learn as much as you [...]

By | 2018-07-11T19:20:26+00:00 |Caregiver|0 Comments

6 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Make the Most of Living with COPD

Hundreds of thousands of people living with COPD face certain challenges and frustrations, such as no longer being physically able to do things as easily as before. Living with COPD can also bring on emotional challenges. But knowing how to manage the disease and taking advantage of the support that is available can significantly improve and enhance [...]

By | 2018-07-03T19:09:18+00:00 |Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Expert Tips for Caregivers

People often become caregivers out of necessity, without any training or advanced notice, and finding answers to questions or resources to help can be tough. When asked what advice they would offer those caring for a loved one, these are the responses of professional caregivers from across the country had to offer.   “Remember what’s [...]

By | 2018-06-27T18:12:05+00:00 |Caregiver|0 Comments

How to Prevent These Top 5 Illnesses

Heritage Home Health & Hospice is devoted to helping our clients and their family members stay informed and up to date on aging and the illnesses and conditions that affect seniors most. This week we’re here to discuss the most common illnesses seen in individuals over the age of 50 years old, and the best [...]

By | 2018-05-23T22:02:59+00:00 |Health|0 Comments

Quiz: How Is Your Life Balance When Caring for a Loved One?

When you take on the role of caring for a loved one, your life balance can shift as you adjust to being “on-call” 24/7 or take on another person’s health in addition to your own. This challenge to maintain a healthy balance impacts nearly 40 million American family caregivers. Are you finding the right balance? [...]

By | 2018-04-11T15:42:50+00:00 |Caregiver|0 Comments

Occupational Therapy – What You Should Know

When you're healthy, it’s easy to take for granted the little things you do every day, like simply getting out of bed, taking care of your daily needs, and getting dressed. However, many people recovering from a serious injury or illness – such as after suffering brain damage from a stroke – are faced with [...]

By | 2018-03-30T19:21:42+00:00 |Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways You Can Help Cut Your Risk of Dementia

A recent study claims that forms of dementia like Alzheimer's disease are not an inevitable part of the aging process. In fact, the researchers claim that more than one in three dementia cases might be preventable through nine lifestyle changes in different phases of your life. There are currently more than five million Americans living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, [...]

By | 2018-03-01T20:13:11+00:00 |Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winter Fall Prevention Tips for the Elderly

Winter and the holidays should be times of joyous celebrating with family and friends. Unfortunately, studies have shown a direct link between cold weather and falls in the elderly. Therefore, winter fall prevention in the elderly is a concern. Each year, 2.8 million elderly adults are treated for fall-related injuries. Over 800,000 require hospitalization, most of [...]

By | 2018-01-09T17:42:29+00:00 |Safety|0 Comments

Preventing the Holiday Blues

First, try to place less emphasis on the holidays and more on spending time together. A few ideas you and your Idaho senior can use to prevent or beat the blues include: Utilize video chat: Loneliness during the holiday season can contribute to feeling blue. But adult children with busy schedules might struggle to find [...]

By | 2017-11-21T04:36:37+00:00 |Uncategorized|0 Comments