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, [...]
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. [...]
Personal Home CareAre the services covered by my insurance? AW Healthcare provides Personal Home Care services that…
My therapists, Millie and Kim, are the best people I have ever met! They were exceptional, and I owe my good health to both of them.
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.
I want you to know that our AW nurse’s follow-through is “lightning quick” and most thorough. I have every confidence in her, and felt immediately comfortable with her. Your wonderful nurses are the best representatives your company could have. I live out of state, but am so much more comfortable about leaving now that my grandmother has had such good care and has made such amazing progress. She is 103 years old, and in pretty good shape. But after such a terrible fall, she would not hav…
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.
We sincerely thank you for the good care you provided us! We will miss our cheerful face and lovely smile! Much thanks!
Our AW caregiver never fails to thank Mary Lou for a great day and a kiss to her forehead at the end of her shift. The AW caregiver has been a source of emotional support, honest opinions, and wise counsel whenever I need it, which is often. I look forward to the future, knowing that Mary Lou is in good hands. The AW caregiver has been a blessing in our life for which we are eternally grateful.
Everything was so great! I hated when it ended…
I am very satisfied with my two wonderful therapists. They were so warm, and so professional…like a friend or a part of the family. Their help is greatly appreciated.
As a child of a father who fought cancer, I deeply appreciate the value of the services provided by AW Healthcare.
The most important thing is that by having the medical care, cleaning and transportation provided by AW Healthcare at my home, I don’t have to change anything! I have the energy to truly focus on things that bring me happiness.