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, […]
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Aging Well Health Care Says, “Be AWake to Healthy Feet.” According to Aging Well Health Care, to avoid some common aging problems, keep your feet healthy! You lose strength and balance, and increase your fall risk when you can’t walk well due to foot pain. When your feet feel good, you can walk […]
AW Health Care Says, “Top O’ the Morning” to you! March is Social Workers Month. AW Health Care Salutes Social Workers! What is a Social Worker? A social worker is a professional skilled in helping people with a wide range of issues… psychological, financial, health, relationship and substance abuse problems. Some social workers may […]
February is Heart Health Month Heart disease is a big problem. It is the leading cause of death in Americans. What is heart disease? Heart disease refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type is when a substance called “plaque” builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the heart. […]
Welcome to the New Year 2014 and the Aging Well Journal Newsletter! Are you thinking about making some resolutions? You’re never too old to improve! Here are a few ideas to make you healthier in 2014. Try one of these. Keep Your Brain in Shape Don’t forget about your brain. Keeping your brain in […]
Winter Holidays Around The World During the winter holidays, AW Health Care serves many diverse peoples from around the world who celebrate a variety of beautiful traditions at this time of year. AW Health Care provides services in the preferred language of the home care client. AW offers many languages: Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Farsi, Vietnamese, Croatian, Serbian, […]
AW Health Care would like to introduce our Outpatient Rehabilitation Manager! AW Health Care hires and retains top-notch professionals to serve our clients, patients and families. Each staff member is team-oriented and passionate about their job because AW fosters individual personal and professional development allowing each to become the best he/she can be. […]
“Season’s Eatings”! Tips for Healthy Eating at the Holidays Thanksgiving greetings from AW Health Care! Here are some tips for healthy eating during these holiday months when there are so many delicious, high-fat and high-sugar foods served. Get active… Take a walk in the morning…take another walk after the big dinner. Eat breakfast… Try a small […]
Announcing AW Health Care Opens New Office in Wentzville, Missouri!
Welcome to the October issue of Aging Well Journal Newsletter. This month our feature story discusses depression and older adults. Learn about common symptoms and treatments, and get screened if necessary because October is National Depression Screening Month. Depression Is Not… …A Normal Part of Aging. Everyone feels blue or sad now and then. But […]
Outpatient TherapyHow do I schedule appointments? After obtaining a referral from the doctor, a client or…
I think your agency is perfect the way it operates now. Change nothing. What most impressed me was the respect and care that I received. At all times the caregivers were excellent to both my husband and myself. They went out of their way to be accommodating. Thank you! —Katherine B.
My therapist, Rose is just great! She wrote down everything for me and all the exercises. If I didn’t have her, I wouldn’t be able to move after my fall! She’s a great therapist!
I believe that the remarkable progress and recovery of my 91-year old mother after hip replacement surgery, even with some post-operation complications, are largely due to the professional and caring services of your visiting personnel. The nurse, physical therapist, and other health care providers were top-notch. I feel we owe them more gratitude than I can express here. God bless them all.
I was most impressed with the experience of AW staff. —Don M.
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”!
The whole AW Home Health Team was fantastic. Bryan and Lalit were very compassionate and understanding. They are the #1 reason that my mom improved as much as she did. I could not have been more satisfied.
I was most impressed with the physical therapy. My therapist was Matt. He informed me of everything he was going to do. —Norma W.
My nurse, Charley, is just great! I had her before! If I ever need home health again, I’m calling AW!
AW Health Care went above and beyond by calling my doctors to get my medications changed. —LuVerne W.
My mom and dad are in their 90s, physically frail but mentally alert and often somewhat challenging to deal with. Your team of professionals treated mom and dad with dignity, care and respect for which my family is very grateful.