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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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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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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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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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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