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 […]
Personal Home CareWhat is Personal Home Care? Personal Home Care is a program designed to implement non-medically…
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.
Natalya is fabulous! Roycelain (PD aide) is the best health worker we’ve ever had! —Norma S.
I was most impressed by the rehab services I received at Fairwinds. The therapist, Matt, was so knowledgeable and caring while working with me.
AW Health Care went above and beyond by calling my doctors to get my medications changed. —LuVerne W.
My therapist was awesome- knowledgeable and helpful.
I want to give my special thanks to the AW nurses for their tender loving care for both Barry and mom. They were wonderful! I want to also thank you social worker for helping us understand some aspects of what to expect and for clearing u some questions we had. Thanks to all.
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!
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.
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.
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.