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Did Someone Say, “Bonus”?

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Did Someone Say, “Bonus”? We all know that the last 7+ months have been… unprecedented, unpredictable, uncertain… but regardless, we have been resilient, creative and resourceful. As an industry there is no doubt the coronavirus pandemic has created an increased need for home care professionals. Doctors realize that the therapies, care, companionship and assistance home […]

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Your Vote Counts

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Your Vote Counts We all know that there is an election happening soon. Luckily, we can vote absentee, if you so choose. If you haven’t yet registered to vote, or still need to request your absentee ballot, you still have time… but don’t delay! You can actually go to your city clerk’s office with your […]

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World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month There are 35.6 million people in the world diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common form of dementia. It is a fatal disease that does not have a cure, prevention or a way to slow the progression of the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the […]

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Support Your Immune System

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Support Your Immune System We all seem to be focused on boosting our immune system. Scientists don’t know exactly what it is that “boosts” the immune system, but they do know how to support the immune system to keep us healthy. As we start to enter colder months, people are staying indoors more and we […]

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Respite Care 

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Respite Care  Many times a family member is the main caregiver for someone that is elderly or ill.  This is an incredibly valuable resource. It is also a very honorable act of love and appreciation.  Often the family caregiver needs a break to be able to go to work, take care of children, or take […]

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Is Time for the “Keys” Talk?

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Is Time for the “Keys” Talk?   You probably remember when you first learned to drive. Your parents probably sat in the passenger seat pumping imaginary brakes and gripping the door handle. Maybe you helped your own children learn to drive and called your parents to say you understood their fear. Over time new drivers […]

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Heat Stroke or Heat Exhaustion? 

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Heat Stroke or Heat Exhaustion?  The hot days of summer are still upon us. Often we have high heat indexes well into September when we are getting ready to embrace the cooler days of fall. Sometimes it is a good reminder to think about how dangerous excessive heat can be. Now with all the added […]

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Healthy Aging Awareness Month

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Healthy Aging Awareness Month September was designated as Healthy Aging Awareness Month approximately 25 yrs ago. The push to create this awareness was to promote a healthier lifestyle for people over the age of 50. The focus is on improving our senior populations’ physical, social, mental and financial well-being. This is not just a Baby […]

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Diabetes and the Flu… and Covid-19

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Diabetes and the Flu… and Covid-19 During the pandemic it seems every decision we make has some covid-19 considerations surrounding it. In Michigan we hear that we are hitting higher numbers of covid-19 infections just as we are entering our traditional flu season. The concern there is that the symptoms of covid-19 mimic the symptoms […]

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Real Men Wear Pink

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If you see Affinity Home Care Agency’s very own Chris Zayid during the month of October, he is probably wearing pink! Chris has accepted the challenge from the American Cancer Society of Oakland County Michigan to become a Real Man. The Real Men Wear Pink campaign gives men an opportunity to help fight breast cancer.  […]

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