February is American Heart Month, and it’s always wise to refresh our knowledge on heart health and disease prevention. Seniors and their families and caregivers should particularly look out for signs of disease. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), people age 65 and older are much more likely than younger people to suffer [...]
Now that the new year is well underway, you may be thinking about ways to improve your life and how you will achieve those goals. Seniors especially can resolve to make healthy changes for the better – changes that are focused on improving their physical and mental wellbeing. Eat healthier food and focus on good [...]
The holidays aren’t always happy for seniors. For many, the season can cause depression due to lost loved ones or health or financial problems.The holidays aren’t always happy for seniors. For many, the season can cause depression due to lost loved ones or health or financial problems.
Home is where people feel the most comfortable. However, with an increasing number of older adults living independently or with in-home care, it is imperative to make sure that their home is not just comfortable, but also safe. Falls, burns and poisonings are some of the most common accidents burdening older people. If you are [...]
Today is American Diabetes Association Alert Day - a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in American adults by asking America to take the American Diabetes Association Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The free, anonymous risk test is available online and only takes a minute to complete. With questions [...]
The American Heart Association (AHA) recognizes February as American Heart Month. Both Kadan Homecare and the AHA want to help everyone live longer, healthier lives so they can enjoy all of life’s precious moments. We know that starts with taking care of your health. American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is a great way [...]
During November, the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation. To recognize their efforts, Kadan [...]
In addition to the start of spring, March marks several health-related observances including: National Professional Social Work Month National Doctors’ Day American Red Cross Month Patient Safety Awareness Week Diabetes Alert Day All of these relate to what we do at Kadan Homecare every day. Here is some information about each of these observances: National [...]