Managing Chronic Conditions with At-Home Senior Care

As people age, it is not uncommon for them to develop chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis. These conditions can make it difficult for seniors to live independently and can also require frequent trips to the doctor or hospital. However, with at-home senior care, it is possible for seniors to manage their…

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Holiday Tips for Traveling with Seniors

Whether traveling by flight, car, or other means, planning and traveling on a trip with the whole family can be very tedious.  And while it is apparent to plan for younger travelers, sometimes older loved ones are not always so obvious to plan for.  It’s good to keep in mind that even if seniors are…

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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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