“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 […]
Welcome to a Special September Edition of the Aging Well Journal! AW Health Care is a local, privately-owned company serving the medical and personal care needs of home-bound, aging, and disabled people. AW Health Care provides: Medical Home Health Care Personal Home Care: The cost of care for eligible clients may be subsidized by Jewish Family and […]
Get Your Flu Shot! AW Health Care is providing flu shots for the 2013 flu season beginning Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Come to the AW Health Care home health office located at 7201 Balson Avenue in University City. We’re right at the corner of Balson and Midland. Call for more information: (314) 726-5600. $25 per flu […]
Welcome to the Aging Well Journal Newsletter for September 2013! Nutrition for Healthy Aging As people age, they need fewer calories. Their metabolism slows and they are less active. So choose your foods wisely. In an effort to get proper nutrition, you might gain extra pounds you don’t want! To help the elderly manage […]
Falls Are Dangerous…Especially for Older Adults The Aging Well Journal Newsletter August 2013 reports that, according to The Centers for Disease Control, one out of three adults age 65+ falls each year, resulting in injury and sometimes death! Falls can be serious, but fortunately, falls are preventable! There are ways to lessen the chance of falling. […]
What is hand therapy? Hand therapy is a special area of rehabilitation. Hand therapy deals with upper extremity function. Using their skills, hand therapists work with their patients to: Prevent injury or impairment Restore functional activity Enhance participation in daily life. What does a hand therapist do? A hand therapist looks at and treats […]
Health Literacy: What It Means For You Health Literacy is the ability of the individual to understand basic health information and make good health decisions. Most health information comes from the doctor or other health provider. It is very important to understand personal health information. People who understand and act on the information they receive […]
Who qualifies for the Adult Day Care services?Services are available to persons with functional impairments who are of age 50 or older;…
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 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.
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.
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.
My experience with AW Health Care was incredible! I would like to especially compliment Natalya R. for advocating so well for my mom. I don’t know what I would have done without her. Natalya is the reason I could rest easy knowing what good care she was providing for my mom.
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.
The private duty caregivers that AW sent were fantastic. They did a marvelous job. Both LaBracia and Tatiana cared for my mom better than I could! Thank you!
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”!
Aging Well far-exceeded what I could find or get elsewhere, especially based on the level of dedication and caring given by both aides and nurses. They provided consistent support, on-time, and with a fairly consistent team really helped us manage my dad’s dementia. They genuinely cared about him, even in spite of some of his challenges.