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 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 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.
AW Health Care is the best service we have ever experienced. We had three other nursing services and sent all three away. —Elizabeth C.
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 caregivers were great…I could not have stayed at home if not for your help. Thank you! —Wanda B.
Natalya is fabulous! Roycelain (PD aide) is the best health worker we’ve ever had! —Norma S.
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.
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.