Helping at Home: Kare In Home Ministries

Helping at Home: Kare In Home Ministries

Kare In Home is proud announce that we have started a non-profit division called Kare In Home Ministries. At Kare In Home, we care for many individuals that are not only burdened physically, but financially. Kare In Home Ministries will provide patients and caregivers comfort and quality of life by providing needs that they cannot afford themselves.

Be Safe and Take: Medication Management Tips

Be Safe and Take: Medication Management Tips

Managing your medications is difficult as any age, but especially for senior adults.  As you age, you are often times on many different medications, the names of the medicines are complex, you have to remember to take the medications at different times, plus the small labels make it challenging to read the instructions… and these are just a few reasons why it becomes more difficult.

True or False? Common Misperceptions About Hospice

True or False? Common Misperceptions About Hospice

Hospice is often a tough topic to discuss. Lack of information, misunderstandings and fear often prevent people from taking advantage of end of life care.  Here’s a look at some of the common misperceptions about hospice.

Bathroom Safety For Seniors

Bathroom Safety For Seniors

The bathroom can be an unforgiving place due to the moisture creating slippery surfaces. At Kare In Home we recommend making a few changes to your home to create a safer bathroom.

 

 

Heart Health

Heart Health

According to the American Heart Association, 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of one death every 38 seconds.

Here are a few ways to help prevent heart disease and stroke:

Holiday Loneliness? Know The Signs And How You Can Help

Holiday Loneliness? Know The Signs And How You Can Help

The holiday season is full of merriment and cheer, yet can become the saddest and loneliest time of the year for some. Senior citizens are often the demographic most affected by the seasonal loneliness and depression.

It's About How You Live: Meet Our Hospice Medical Directors

It's About How You Live: Meet Our Hospice Medical Directors

We have an outstanding team in place to make sure we can accommodate our patient’s needs. We would like to introduce you to our Medical Directors. We greatly appreciate these men and woman, their hard work and dedication.

 

Caution! Fall Prevention Tips

Caution! Fall Prevention Tips

It can be frightening to lose your balance. Did you know that 1 in 4 older adults fall? Did you know that every 15 seconds an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall related injury? Did you know that falls are the leading cause of death among people 65 years old or greater?

8 Tips To Fight The Flu

8 Tips To Fight The Flu

As the weather starts to change we have lots to look forward to - cooler weather, falling leaves and layering of jackets and scarves. However, this time of year can also mean runny noses, scratchy throats and a cough. Be prepared to fight the flu with these 8 easy tips.

What Is Your Gift?

What Is Your Gift?

Do you have the “gift of gab”, an artistic talent, organizational skills, or finally just have a little time on your hands?  Every one of us is blessed with a gift, talent, skill or knowledge…  How are you using yours?

Beat The Heat

Beat The Heat

Senior citizens are more susceptible to high heat conditions as they are often less likely to sense changes in the temperature, less able to compensate for changes in temperature, and may have health conditions/be on medications that can worsen the impact of extreme heat. Seniors should take the following tips into consideration during the hot summer months...