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How Seniors Can Be Prepared For A Natural Disaster

Mother Nature is a force to be reckoned with and this means you must be as prepared as possible to ensure that you are ready. While you may think that you are safe in your home, your home can be a dangerous place too. We want your loved one to be safe, prepared, and comfortable throughout [...]

How Seniors Can Be Prepared For A Natural Disaster2018-12-10T05:06:47+00:00

Four Ways to Manage Diabetes

While tried and true treatment has existed since the 1920s, there is more diabetes research funding than ever before. You want the best treatment available for you or a loved one with diabetes. Below are some of the latest advancements in diabetes management. Coffee. Coffee does more than just wake you up in the morning. Studies [...]

Four Ways to Manage Diabetes2018-11-28T17:40:06+00:00

How to Make Thanksgiving Easier for Your Seniors

Thanksgiving is a time for family and celebration. But when a member of your family requires elderly care and support, you might worry about whether they’re up to a big family event. At Independence, our experience as elderly care providers has helped us counsel our clients and their families about how they can make holidays, [...]

How to Make Thanksgiving Easier for Your Seniors2018-11-19T17:16:30+00:00

5 Facts About Home Health Care

Home health care services may be an option for you and you may not even realize it. A lot of people think home health is only for individuals that are physically restricted to the confines of their home. Even some physicians may not realize their patients qualify for home health care. Home health services are available [...]

5 Facts About Home Health Care2018-11-14T16:57:46+00:00

When Do You Need A Physical Therapist?

A physical therapist is there to help you when you: Have trouble moving Experience pain Need help functioning Want to prevent disability There are many different situations when a physical therapist can help improve the quality of your life. Some examples are: You’ve been in a car accident You are recovering from a hip replacement surgery You [...]

When Do You Need A Physical Therapist?2018-10-29T17:33:21+00:00

What is a Physical Therapist?

A good physical therapist can make you work, sweat, and cheer all at the same time. That may not sound all that positive to you, but a physical therapist should be a key member of your health care team if your goals include: Regaining movement Reducing pain Restoring daily function Preventing disability A physical therapist [...]

What is a Physical Therapist?2018-10-26T19:33:51+00:00

Say This, Not That: Supporting Your Injured Loved One With Words

You do not have to feel helpless when you find out that a loved one is coping with a life-changing illness or injury. There are many helpful ways to support them — chief among them are your words. “Your words may be all you can give and words are what stay with us the longest,” [...]

Say This, Not That: Supporting Your Injured Loved One With Words2018-09-27T02:58:10+00:00

Tips to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment

Enrolling in Medicare can be an intimidating and confusing process. With the 2018 enrollment season beginning on October 15, it’s time to begin thinking about the best ways to prepare for enrollment, whether you need to change a plan or start your first one. Here are some helpful tips leading up to enrollment. Know what [...]

Tips to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment2018-09-25T19:40:05+00:00

When It’s Time To Hang Up The Keys

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the risk of being involved in a traffic accident increases once drivers reach 70 years of age. The CDC also finds that, on an average day, 712 older adults are injured in a car accident, and an additional 19 people are killed. It’s important to determine [...]

When It’s Time To Hang Up The Keys2018-09-12T22:37:55+00:00

Sandwich Generation Caregivers: 5 Ways You Can Ease Back to School Season Stress

You may be part of the sandwich generation and not even know it. This group includes people over 40 who are both raising children and caring for an aging loved one, and includes nearly half of all women aged 45-64. These two roles can bring unique challenges as you’re pulled in many directions, balancing daily [...]

Sandwich Generation Caregivers: 5 Ways You Can Ease Back to School Season Stress2018-09-05T15:49:17+00:00