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Home Health Care Houston Texas: Are Your Worried About A Loved-one Who Lives Alone?

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Nov 14, 2011 | Comments Off on Home Health Care Houston Texas: Are Your Worried About A Loved-one Who Lives Alone?

Home Health Care Houston Texas: Are Your Worried About A Loved-one Who Lives Alone? By Diane Walker, RN, MS The current 65 generation is living at home long after retirement age and in record numbers.  This lifestyle decision frequently impacts the lives of their children, primarily working moms with their own families. So, adults who…

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Home Care Houston: Creating a Dementia Friendly Home

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Nov 9, 2011 | Comments Off on Home Care Houston: Creating a Dementia Friendly Home

Creating a Dementia Friendly Home: Setting a Firm Foundation by Michelle Seitzer Home Care Houston –  Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or a related dementia for your loved one can be devastating. The second biggest challenge? Adapting your home to best care for the needs of your loved one overwhelms many caregivers after leaving the…

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Home Health Care Houston: What If There Was a Cure

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Nov 7, 2011 | Comments Off on Home Health Care Houston: What If There Was a Cure

What If There Was a Cure? The Benefits of Coconut Oil for Patients of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s), Autism and other Diseases By Mary T. Newport, MD, Home Health Care Houston: My husband Steve, now 61-years-old, has early onset Alzheimer’s disease. In May 2008, while he was screening for clinical trials, I came across…

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Home Health Care Houston: Raise Your Hand to Stop Diabetes

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Nov 2, 2011 | Comments Off on Home Health Care Houston: Raise Your Hand to Stop Diabetes

Will You Raise Your Hand to Stop Diabetes? by ADA November kicks off American Diabetes Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about how diabetes affects the lives of millions of Americans. And, this year we are thrilled to launch our boldest, most extensive program ever! We’re asking people to “Raise their Hand to Stop…

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Helping the Elderly Change-Topic For Geriatrics Grand Rounds – November 3, 2011

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Oct 31, 2011 | Comments Off on Helping the Elderly Change-Topic For Geriatrics Grand Rounds – November 3, 2011

Geriatrics Grand Rounds – November 3, 2011 (Please note change in location!) Please join us for Geriatrics Grand Rounds on Thursday, November 3rd at 8 AM. Please note the change in location from Smith Tower to BCM Faculty Center. Topic: Patient Adherence: Helping the Elderly Change Presenter: Donna Wrabel, LMSW (Administrator/Owner, At Your Side Home…

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Elder Care Houston–A Profile of Older Americans in 2010

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Oct 26, 2011 | Comments Off on Elder Care Houston–A Profile of Older Americans in 2010

A Profile of Older Americans: 2010 Elder Care in Houston The older population (65+) numbered 39.6 million in 2009, an increase of 4.3 million or 12.5% since 1999. The number of Americans aged 45-64 – who will reach 65 over the next two decades – increased by 26% during this decade. Over one in every…

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Elder Care Houston: Positive Attitude Extends Life

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Oct 24, 2011 | Comments Off on Elder Care Houston: Positive Attitude Extends Life

Positive Attitude Extends Life by Nancy Shohet West One day after taking my two children to visit an elderly neighbor, I asked them to imagine what it must be like to be his age. “Frustrating,” said my son. “He can’t walk fast or ride a bike or do sports. So he’s probably not having much…

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Home Health Care Houston: Fear of Antidepressants Keep Many From Disclosing Depression

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Oct 19, 2011 | Comments Off on Home Health Care Houston: Fear of Antidepressants Keep Many From Disclosing Depression

Fear of Antidepressants Keep Many From Disclosing Depression Staywell Custom Communications With October being National Depression Education Awareness Month, we wanted to share some more information. Depression is a serious condition and shouldn’t be ignored. The following article gives some statistics and general information and is a great read for caregivers providing home health care.…

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Elder Care Houston: October is National Depression Education Awareness Month

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Oct 17, 2011 | Comments Off on Elder Care Houston: October is National Depression Education Awareness Month

October is National Depression Education Awareness Month by Lu Ann Presser, Dorothy Love Retirement Community Major depression affects an estimated 19 million American adults every year. Nearly twice as many women as men suffer from depression. It affects the young and elderly alike and can go unnoticed, especially in our elderly who do not have…

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Elder Care Houston: October is World Blindness Awareness Month

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Oct 10, 2011 | Comments Off on Elder Care Houston: October is World Blindness Awareness Month

Elder Care Houston: October is World Blindness Awareness Month Don’t Lose Sight of Your Eye Health American Academy of Ophthalmology Reminds Americans of the Importance of Regular Eye Exams During World Blindness Awareness Month For many people, good vision means good eye health but that may not always be the case. Regular eye exams can…

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