Heart Health and Coumadin What is Coumadin? Coumadin (warfarin sodium is the generic), what is often called a blood thinner, is more accurately an “anticoagulant”. Coumadin reduces blood clots and is prescribed to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and clots in veins and arteries. Other conditions that increase the risk of blood clots are atrial […]
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Are You at risk for Glaucoma? As we age, vision and eye health deteriorate. By tackling your eye health problems now, you can prevent or slow the progression of vision loss in the future. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage the eye’s optic nerve and, over time, results in blindness. It’s […]
The Holidays Are Here! Holidays are a time of joyful celebration. But for too many, the holidays can be a stress overload! Get rid of the stress by calling AW Health Care. We can send a caregiver to help you with baking, shopping and decorating. If you like to send cards or gifts, AW Health […]
Diabetes: What is it? Diabetes is a chronic disease in which there is too much sugar in the blood. When you eat, your body turns food into sugars, or glucose. The pancreas, then releases insulin which opens the cells to allow glucose to enter and provide energy. With diabetes, this system does not work! […]
Good Health Includes Good Mental Health Good health includes both physical and mental health and well-being. And the two go hand in hand. There are many good lifestyle choices we can make to keep our minds healthy. Be physically active! It helps prevent dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, and helps alleviate depression too. Be mentally […]
September is Healthy Aging Month: Staying Healthy As We Age As people age, they experience many major changes in their lives. There are career changes and retirement. Children leave home. Friends and family pass away. Many physical changes happen to our bodies. All these changes can cause stress. How we deal with this stress determines […]
AW Health Care’s August Aging Well Journal Newsletter reports on falls, your risk and things you can do to prevent falls. Falls According to statistics, each year over 12 million elderly people experience at least one fall. This means about 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 will fall this year. Falling is […]
Aging Well Health Care says, ” Be AWake to stroke risk and high blood pressure.” A stroke occurs when a clogged or burst artery interrupts blood flow to the brain. This deprives the brain of needed oxygen. Consequently, affected brain cells die and brain damage occurs. When brain cells dies, body functions are impaired or […]
Take Care To Protect Your Skin Especially in The Summer Months Skin Cancer….What Types Are There? Too much sun can cause skin cancer, so protect your skin especially in the summer. There are three types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Each type is unique, produces different symptoms, and has varying treatment […]
Aging Well Health Care Says, “Be AWake to Arthritis.” Osteoarthritis (OA)…According to Aging Well Health Care, people most often develop osteoarthritis (OA). OA develops when the cartilage that pads the joints begins to wear away. Bones rub against each other causing pain and stiffness. OA most often occurs in the hands, neck, lower back, […]
Outpatient TherapyDoes everyone do the same thing in therapy? Everyone’s therapy is different. The activities completed…
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Angi is AWESOME! She provided me care that was professional, courteous and helpful. Everyone has been wonderful. – – Keitha H.
I was most impressed by the rehab services I received at Fairwinds. The therapist, Matt, was so knowledgeable and caring while working with me.
I was most impressed with the physical therapy. My therapist was Matt. He informed me of everything he was going to do. —Norma W.
AW Health Care is the best service we have ever experienced. We had three other nursing services and sent all three away. —Elizabeth C.
My home health nurses, Rose and Donna are some of the sweetest people I have ever dealt with. I have never had home healthcare before but these two ladies made it a wonderful experience. They are “Top of the Line Ladies”!
All the caregivers I had were all excellent! What most impressed me was their experience and services. They were timely and showed kindness. Remy was an excellent example to use. She was super-excellent in all ways! —Ted R.
AW Health Care went above and beyond by calling my doctors to get my medications changed. —LuVerne W.
My caregivers were great…I could not have stayed at home if not for your help. Thank you! —Wanda B.
On behalf of my family, I cannot thank you enough for the exceptional and service you provided my dad the past couple of months while he was receiving home care services. If I can ever provide a recommendation, referral or feedback on your service please feel free to let me know.