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 […]
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I am so pleased that my skilled facility called AW Health Care again for me! My OT is Catherine and she is wonderful. She is always a few minutes early which I love, and she always calls when she says she will to schedule her visits. I also really like Donna, my nurse. Donna is so funny and a joy to talk with!
I was most impressed with the experience of AW staff. —Don M.
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.
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 nurse, Charley, is just great! I had her before! If I ever need home health again, I’m calling AW!
We sincerely thank you for the good care you provided us! We will miss our cheerful face and lovely smile! Much thanks!
Angi is AWESOME! She provided me care that was professional, courteous and helpful. Everyone has been wonderful. – – Keitha H.
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!
My caregivers were great…I could not have stayed at home if not for your help. Thank you! —Wanda B.
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.