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The Role of Registered Nurses in Auto Recovery: Beyond ER

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For your elderly loved ones, safe driving can be a concern due to aging factors such as lack of clear vision, limited mobility, slower reflexes, poor memory and anxiety, among other things. The effects of aging often increase the risk of accidents and decrease or eliminate the ability of seniors to get behind the wheel. […]

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Physical Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions

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In this blog, we’ve addressed some of the frequently asked questions associated with physical therapy. Physical therapy can significantly enhance an elderly person’s quality of life, and a better understanding of the process can help you make informed decisions about your loved one’s healthcare journey. What is physical therapy? Physical therapy, often referred to as […]

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A young black professional caregiver looks smilingly at an aged white woman sitting beside her, helping her with pain management.

Pain Management: 7 Caregiving Tips

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Caring for a loved one who is dealing with chronic pain can be emotionally and physically challenging. Whether it’s a spouse or a family member, effective pain management is crucial for their well-being and quality of life. As a caregiver, you play a significant role in helping them navigate their pain and improve their overall […]

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Why Speech Therapy is Essential for the Elderly

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Many seniors contend with post-stroke effects, dementia, or neurological disorders, where communication struggles emerge. Such hurdles can lead to not only the loss of speech but also difficulties in comprehension, making speech therapy pivotal.  Neglecting these issues risks isolating seniors, affecting their ability to convey urgent needs and potentially leading to cognitive decline.  Embracing speech […]

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Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

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As we grow older, maintaining independence and participating in the activities we love become increasingly important.  With the help of physical therapy, seniors can embrace life to the fullest and continue to enjoy the activities that bring them joy. What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy, or physiotherapy, is a healthcare profession that aims to improve […]

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Why Should the Elderly Opt for Registered Nurse Services for Medication Management?

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In the realm of senior care, medication management plays a crucial role in maintaining the health and well-being of older adults.  To ensure optimal safety and efficacy, it is good practice to involve a Registered Nurse (RN) in the supervision of medications.  In this blog post, we will explore why an RN’s assessment is invaluable […]

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November is American Diabetes Awareness Month

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We probably all know someone that has diabetes. 34.2 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. That’s a rate of more than 1 in 10 Americans.  The American Diabetes Association estimates that 1 in 3 Americans are considered pre-diabetic. Think about how many people are in your family and these numbers become staggering. Type 2 diabetes […]

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Employee of the Month: November 2020

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November Employee of the Month: Carol Croll This month we  highlight the Affinity Home Care Agency’s November Employee of the month, Carol Croll. Carol has been one of Affinity’s physical therapists for 6 ½ years. She originally wanted to follow her grandmother’s lead and become a nurse. However as a former softball and basketball player, […]

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Client of the Month: November 2020

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Client of the Month-Marjorie Poland   It is safe to say 2020 has been a year of surprises, frustration and finding ways to handle adversity. This month we have the opportunity to catch up with a client that we met when she needed assistance after suffering a broken shoulder. Marjorie Poland was lucky however. When […]

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Changes in Balance and Mobility in Seniors

Changes in Balance and Mobility in Seniors We often see a gradual change in our parents or our friends as we age. Often it is a stiff knee, a sore back, hip pain or onset of plantar fasciitis that makes us start wearing more stable shoes or even make people move less. Maybe it is […]

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