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  • Holistic Care Management Allen TX

    Why it’s needed: For instance, imagine this scenario: Mom is admitted to a hospital for a number of reasons. She does well, but the hospital stay taxes her physically and she needs some sort of physical therapy. She might be discharged back home with home health to provide nursing and physical therapy sessions. Or, she might be discharged to a skilled nursing facility for physical therapy. She ...
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  • Caring for Elders After a Heart Attack

    Heart attacks are serious occurrences, which puts the body through extensive trauma. Suffering from such a condition can change an individual’s life. However, for seniors, heart attacks are significantly more dangerous. The heart shuts down because it does not receive oxygenated blood caused by clots in the vessels. This causes adverse effects to the rest of the body. In many cases, heart attacks ...
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  • 4 Emotional Benefits of Companion Care

    Watching our loved ones age is one of the most difficult things to do. It is hard to reconcile the view of our parents and grandparents as they once were, young and vital, and what age does to them, making them fragile. As they grow older, they will need more specialized care and attention, especially if they have certain medical conditions. And the sad reality of aging is that friends and close ...
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  • What is the Difference Between Companion and Medical Care?

    When it comes to the care for your elderly loved ones, it is important to know the difference between the services offered. Medical caregivers and companion caregivers do not fulfill the same duties. Medical caregivers usually consist of certified nursing assistants and other certified medical personnel. Companion caretakers do not need the same education and do not offer the same services. To ...
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  • How to Know When It’s Time for Senior Care

    One of the most difficult things to do is acknowledge that your elderly loved one may need more help than you can give them. As they age, they require more attention and care, which can be hard to provide when you have a list of other responsibilities you need to handle. You may have thought about assisted living, but do you know when it might be time to acquire additional help? At HomeWell, we ...
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  • Experience the HomeWell Difference

    When a person ages, it can be harder for them to carry on with daily chores and activities. They may not be able to keep up as they once were able. It is particularly hard to see parents and grandparents get older. While you may want to help them with everything, it can be difficult when you have your own duties and responsibilities. That is why senior care services work well. However, how do you ...
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  • Resolve to Take Care of Yourself and Others This New Year

    The New Year is a time to pause and reflect on the past year. It gives you time to see how far you have come and how much more you have to go. It can be exciting, fun, and daunting, all at the same time. However, things might change a little when you have elderly parents or loved ones to care for. In those moments, you cannot focus solely on yourself. It can take a toll on you. This new year, make ...
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  • In-Home Care vs. Nursing Home Care

    When you or your loved one is getting older, it can be difficult to decide what the best care option for them is. Although we would love to take care of our grandparents and parents, busy lives and children can make it difficult. After you make the difficult decision to hire some form of care, the question comes down to what the best avenue for them is. The most common care for seniors is either ...
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  • Six Benefits of Choosing In-Home Care

    As our loved ones age, they need more attention and care. As you age, you gain more responsibilities that might make providing this care difficult. At HomeWell Senior Care, we understand how difficult it can be to see our elderly friends and family suffer. However, nursing homes do not necessarily have to be the only option. We offer in-home care so that you and your loved ones can carry on with ...
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  • Keeping the Holidays Stress-Free for Your Senior (and You)

    The holidays are definitely here! And you may well be visiting your elderly parents, staying with your caree or having seniors visit you. How can you make to and through the new year in the most stress-free way? A little planning and an attitude of “not-sweating-the-small stuff” should help. Traditions Traditions are great and part of why many of us look forward to the holidays. But don’t forget ...
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  • The Psychological Benefits of Companion Care

    As human beings and sentient creatures, we need companionship for our overall well-being. Many of us have friends and family members who we are close to, who keep us sane. However, when we get older, it can be hard to keep in touch with your loved ones. If your children are grown, they may have their own lives keeping them busy. In addition, the sad reality is that as we age, our friends start ...
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  • HomeWell Senior Care is Eliminating Boredom & Creating Engagement

    Many stereotypes surround seniors. People assume that as we get older, we become too tired, fragile, and incapable of doing new things and going on adventures. Sometimes, boredom can be just as debilitating as any illness. That is why at HomeWell Senior Care, we offer our residents many fun activities and hobbies to ensure there is never a dull moment. With our Life Enrichment Activities Program ...
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  • In-Home Care Vs. Hourly Care

    When it comes to the care of your elderly loved ones, you want to make sure they receive the best care. They spent their lives taking care of their families and it is time to return the favor. However, when it comes to senior care, many options are available to you. Two of the most popular services are in-home care and hourly care. Both plans have their advantages and can be beneficial to those ...
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  • A Recipe for Success: Eat in a Way that is Nutritious and Delicious

    The season of barbeque, ice cream and apple pie will quickly be upon us, so as National Nutrition Month , March is a good time to look at what we’re putting into our bodies. Anyone enjoys a good meal, but the trick is to enjoy what you’re eating and at the same time consume the right fuel for your body so that it benefits you and provides a sustaining source of energy. Snacking is often a large ...
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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration/Low Vision

    One of the leading causes of vision loss among those age 50 and older is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD or ARMD). It’s a long and complicated name for a common eye condition. In laymen’s terms, it causes damage to the most sensitive part of the retina of the eye, which controls vision for objects straight ahead and is needed to maintain sharp, central vision. It is most likely to affect ...
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