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Managing the Risk Factors for Stroke

Although a stroke can come with warning signs, it can be too late by the time you notice. The signs and symptoms can come on rapidly and create terrifying situations. The best thing you can do is understand the risk factors for stroke and how best to manage them. High Blood Pressure – High blood […]

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Wellness Corner – Tips & Tricks to Help Calm the Nerves

Ever felt nervous about a work project, a doctor appointment or being late for a meeting? Everyone feels anxious sometimes and the result can be headaches, stomach upset, a racing heartbeat or feeling miserably tense. At times like this, you want to calm down — but how? For ongoing anxiety, learning and practicing yoga and […]

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HouseWorks Family of Companies Receive 2022 Best of Home Care® – Employer of Choice, Provider of Choice, and Leader in Training Award

The HouseWorks Family of Companies is proud to be recognized by Home Care Pulse for extraordinary achievements in the home care industry. We are excited to announce that the HouseWorks family of companies are recipients of the 2022 Best of Home Care – Employer of Choice Award, Provider of Choice Award, and Leader in Training […]

Signs Your Loved Ones May Need In-Home Care

When you’re visiting for the holidays, be on the lookout for age-related decline. These subtle signs may indicate your loved one could use some assistance from a Caregiver at home.

Thinking of Hiring a Caregiver on Your Own? It Comes with Risks

When it comes to in-home care, you have choices. You could hire on your own, use a placement agency or registry, or use a home-care agency like Caring Friends. Hiring on your own, however, comes with legal risks for you and your family. Unfortunately, many families don’t find out about the legal risks and pitfalls […]

In Home Care Tips: Creating a Safer Home for Your Aging Loved Ones

If you have a senior loved one living at home, then you know their safety and comfort comes above all else. Seniors who are able to age in their own home surrounded by familiarity have many benefits, but that does not mean they can’t encounter an accident within their home. Helping your senior remain as […]

Tips to Care for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

When you learn that your loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, it can be a scary time for the whole family with many unknowns. This is a progressive disease with no cure, and it can affect seniors in many ways. But fortunately, no matter what kind of symptoms your senior will experience, there […]

Ways for Seniors to Stay Active in Colder Months

It tends to be so much easier for seniors to stay active during the warmer season, like spring and summer, than it is when winter comes around. We get it – warmer temperatures mean it is more fun to get outdoors! But that does not mean the winter season has to be boring or you […]

How to Help Your Senior Plan for the New Year

The New Year is here, and what better time to reflect on this past year with your senior loved one than right now? 2021 is the chance for a fresh start and implementing new, healthy habits that focus on improving your senior’s overall health and wellness. By putting their goals first, you can help ensure […]