September is Healthy Aging Month: Staying Healthy As We Age As people age, they experience many major changes in their lives. There are career changes and retirement. Children leave home. Friends and family pass away. Many physical changes happen to our bodies. All these changes can cause stress. How we deal with this stress determines […]
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, […]
What is Adult Day Care?AW Adult Day Center is a 50 people capacity day program that provides care &…
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