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In-Home Heart Condition Management

Mar 3, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Many seniors in the Houston area suffer from heart conditions. The Texas Medical Center is home to the largest concentration of medical research and healthcare centers in the world, so seniors may move to Houston seeking the superior care that can be found in the Houston area. More heart surgeries are performed at the Texas Medical Center than any other medical center in the world. In-home care can help seniors to manage heart conditions more effectively and prevent conditions from worsening.

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Topics: Healthy Living

Advantages of Living in Houston During the Winter

Feb 17, 2015 8:02:00 AM

While much of the country deals with extreme cold and snow, Houston enjoys some of the most comfortable temperatures and conditions of the year, with temperatures averaging in the 60s through the winter. There are usually only about thirteen days at or below freezing, making the area ideal for seniors that wish to avoid the hassles and discomforts that come with cold, snowy winter weather. When snow does fall in Houston, it is rarely an inconvenience because accumulation is highly uncommon. There are many advantages that seniors can enjoy when living in Houston through the winter.

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Topics: Aging, Healthy Living

Safe Homes for Dementia Patients

Feb 10, 2015 8:46:00 AM

Dementia patients are more prone to certain safety risks in the home. In the past, seniors were often moved to nursing homes once dementia symptoms began to manifest. However, allowing seniors that have dementia to stay in the home has shown to have many benefits. Alterations to the home can be made to ensure safe homes for dementia patients.

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Topics: Alzheimer's and Dementia

In Home Diabetes Care

Feb 4, 2015 1:04:03 PM

Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to control blood sugar levels. There is no cure for diabetes, but it is possible to effectively control blood sugar levels with medications, diet, and exercise. Seniors that have diabetes may find it helpful to have a home caregiver provide assistance with in-home diabetes care.

Diabetes Diet

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Topics: Healthy Living

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