Sleep Smarts It’s so important to get a good night’s sleep. With age, people get less restorative sleep due to sleep disruptions like these: Anxiety, stress and depression Medical conditions and diseases: asthma, allergies, Parkinson’s, hyperthyroidism, acid reflux, kidney disease, cancer and chronic pain. Medications: antidepressants, corticosteroids, thyroid, hormone, diuretics and BP meds and some […]
Depression, Mental Health and Covid 19 – Help Seniors Deal with Isolation and Depression During The Pandemic Seniors can be more susceptible to depression and anxiety due to life events and health changes. The coronavirus pandemic this year certainly has not helped. Here are some ways to temper the effects of isolation: Treat Sleep Problems […]
Diabetes Can Be Dangerous Take Aim for Better Health. What Is Type 2 Diabetes? When you eat, your food is broken down into a sugar called glucose needed for energy. Your body makes insulin which unlocks cells so they can receive the glucose they need. With type 2 diabetes, your body does not make enough […]
Learn About In-Home Care. It’s Healthy Aging Month. Getting older happens to all of us. It is something that you cannot avoid. As you age, things change. You may be hearing common complaints like these: “The stairs are getting so hard to climb.” “Since my husband died, I just open a can of soup for […]
Get A Flu Shot Early! Avoid The Flu Virus Getting the flu virus can be a big problem, especially for seniors, 65 and older, whose immune system may be weaker due to age. Flu symptoms like fever or feverish feeling, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle aches, fatigue and sometimes diarrhea and vomiting, […]
Heat Index Heat illness occurs when your body can’t keep itself cool. As the temperature rises, your body produces sweat to stay cool. The heat index measures the air temperature plus the effects of humidity. If the temperature is 90 degrees, for instance, and the relative humidity is 70%, the air feels as though it’s 106 […]
Pain Affects Your Life Persistent pain saps energy and disrupts sleep. It can interfere with work and leisure activities and worsen other medical conditions. Pain is often under-reported because of fear of addiction. Your pain may not be addressed successfully by your primary doctor. You may have a specific type of pain. You may have […]
Getting Proper Nutrition? Proper nutrition aids the function of the digestive, circulatory and nervous systems. It can ward off potential health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Because your metabolism slows with age, it is important that the calories we take in, are from nutrient-rich foods. Healthy fats (seeds, nuts, avocados, fatty […]
Smart Moves There are many things you can do to help alleviate the pain of arthritis. Some exercise and certain medicines can help depending on what kind of arthritis you have! Osteoarthritis (OA) develops when the cartilage that pads the joints begins to wear away. Bones rub against each other causing pain and stiffness. OA most […]
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Are the services covered by my insurance?AW Adult Day Health Center is Medicaid certified and services are covered 100% by Medicaid.
I have never had anyone in other institutions give me the caring, compassionate, professional, dedicated services that AW Healthcare has rendered me. I want you to know how much I appreciate it.
My nurse, Charley, is just great! I had her before! If I ever need home health again, I’m calling AW!
My mom and dad are in their 90s, physically frail but mentally alert and often somewhat challenging to deal with. Your team of professionals treated mom and dad with dignity, care and respect for which my family is very grateful.
We are so grateful that Natalya T. picked up on Al’s heart problem. She is a very dedicated nurse, a lovely compassionate personality that truly makes her a very special person. You are blessed to have such a person in your employment. The nurse from the doctor’s office arranged for us to be served by AW Health Care…and that was the beginning of our blessings. Thank you!
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.
As a child of a father who fought cancer, I deeply appreciate the value of the services provided by AW Healthcare.
I want you to know that our AW nurse’s follow-through is “lightning quick” and most thorough. I have every confidence in her, and felt immediately comfortable with her. Your wonderful nurses are the best representatives your company could have. I live out of state, but am so much more comfortable about leaving now that my grandmother has had such good care and has made such amazing progress. She is 103 years old, and in pretty good shape. But after such a terrible fall, she would not hav…
We sincerely thank you for the good care you provided us! We will miss our cheerful face and lovely smile! Much thanks!
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 therapist was awesome- knowledgeable and helpful.