Age My Way, A Helpful Guide for Aging Houstonians

While Older Americans’ month has come and passed, it is imperative that we continue to advocate for and seek proper care for aging adults.  Older adults are the figureheads of many of our communities, as they are positive role models in important positions such as mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, friends, and, of course, family members. …

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July Heat Awareness

Due to the heat, July can be a particularly difficult time for the elderly, particularly those with chronic illnesses and/or those who take certain medications. The biggest dangers are heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Here are some things to consider:  Drinks lots of cool water even when you’re not thirsty. You can dilute water with…

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5 Tips to Keep You Safe This Summer (2019)

Summer is the time when we make memories that we’ll remember for a lifetime.  Though, sometimes we forget it is also the time we need to remember to take health precautions.  Whether inside or outside, the heat that summer brings can lead to eye damage, heat exhaustion, dehydration and more.   Here are fives tips…

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Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are currently 5.7 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and 200,000 under the age of 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  The former statistic is projected to more than double by the year 2050.  Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the…

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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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