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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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Offering care means being a companion, not a superior

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Offering care means being a companion, not a superior. It doesn’t matter whether the person we are caring for is experiencing cancer, the flu, dementia, or grief. If you are a doctor or surgeon, your expertise and knowledge come from a superior position. But when our role is to be providers of care, we should […]

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Our Registered Nurses (RNs) as team leaders who coordinate all services

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Affinity Home Nursing Care is initiated when a person requires ongoing personal medical treatment but prefers to have these home care services in the comfort of their own home. Our Registered Nurses (RNs) as team leaders who coordinate all services, which are necessary for the well-being of the patient in order to improve his or […]

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Medical Social Workers help resolve social or emotional problems

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Medical Social Workers help resolve social or emotional problems that are going on in the home. MSW will assess & act on your needs and your family to access community resources and social services. Medicare will pay 100% for intermittent skilled Medical Social Worker (MSW) if the patient is home-bound and the services are ordered […]

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