Pain Awareness for Seniors

September is Pain Awareness Month for Seniors With September being Pain Awareness Month, now is a good time to discuss a problem that affects an estimated 100 million Americans – more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is associated with a wide range of injury and disease, and is sometimes the disease itself.…

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November Is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Home Vitality and Companion Connection would like to help you better understand diabetes by answering 5 common questions about the disease.   For more information on special care for seniors with diabetes, or to find out how Home Vitality Care can help your loved one, contact us here, or call 281-580-9955.   In addition, The Center…

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Information on Urinary Tract Infections and Seniors

Anyone who has experienced a urinary tract infection (UTI) knows how painful they are.  Think about how horrible it would be if you were unable to recognize or communicate your symptoms to anyone.  Family members and caregivers play an important role in recognizing symptoms and seeking medical attention.  Amanda Smith, M.D., medical director at the…

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Senior Health Tips From Senior Celebrities

Staying healthy and fit late in life is important. But don’t just take it from us, there are several celebrities speaking out about staying active in your senior years. You may remember Jane Fonda’s exercise videos from the 1980’s. It’s no secret that still today, at 77 years of age, Jane Fonda looks and feels…

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4 Tips for Safe Senior Driving

We spend a large amount of time in our vehicles everyday driving from work, to home, and running errands in between. Driving is second nature to many of us who have driving since the age of 16, 17 or 18. However, as we approach our senior years, we may not realize how much certain part…

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In Home Senior Care: Four Things You Should Keep In Mind

It’s hard to balance time between work, kids, daily chores, and taking care of your senior loved ones. Your elders have unique needs that must be tended to at any given time of the day. If you feel like you’ve been burning the candle at both ends, then in home senior care may be the perfect solution to care…

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