November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and it’s important to continue to shine light on this devastating illness that affects an estimated 5.7 million Americans. While progress is made every day toward finding a cure, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that Alzheimer’s death rates increased 55% over the 15-year span from 1999 to 2014.
AARP research reveals that 75% of older adults prefer to age in place when given a choice. Aging in place is defined as the ability to safely, comfortably and confidently live in the home and community of your choice, regardless of your age, income and the condition of your health. At Kadan Homecare, we broaden [...]
September is the time of year when we observe greater awareness around the dangers of falling, particularly for seniors. On September 23, the National Council on Aging will sponsor its annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day to raise awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. Greater education is needed about the impact of [...]
It’s that time of year when students are heading back to school, and for most busy parents, this means that a more hectic schedule is imminent. Whether they’re shuttling kids to and from school or to various school activities, sports practices, and rehearsals, the demand on parents’ time is significant as they jump into a [...]
Every July, Americans take the time to reflect on the gift of independence and what it means to us as a society. In fact, it’s been said that Americans’ most cherished values are individualism and the ability to be in control of their own lives. Most people think of independence for themselves as not having [...]
Elder abuse is a serious problem in the United States. According to the Administration for Community Living (ACL), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as 1 in 10 older Americans are abused or neglected each year, and only 1 in 14 cases of elder abuse ever comes to [...]
This month alone, some 65,000 Americans will experience a stroke with many unaware that they were even at risk. Less than a third will arrive in the emergency room within three hours, the optimal time period for better outcomes. May marks National Stroke Awareness Month, and this year the National Stroke Association is turning the [...]
It can be hard to tell if you or a loved one has Parkinson's disease (PD). There are 10 signs that you might have the disease. No single one of these signs means that you should worry, but if you have more than one sign you should consider making an appointment to talk to your doctor.
ATLANTA – April 17, 2019 - Kadan Homecare, an award-winning provider of quality, non-medical home care to Atlanta area families for nearly 35 years, announced today that it has received both the 2019 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse. These awards are granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client and caregiver satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse. Kadan is now ranked among a small handful of home care providers across the country who have proven their ability to provide an exceptional working experience to employees and the highest quality care to clients.