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How Depression Affects Cognitive Ability

In a study published in The Lancet, an international research team found that antidepressant medication that improved clinical depression did not improve cognitive functioning. Continue reading

Home Care Assistance to Host Free Webinar on Conscious Aging for CE Credit

Home Care Assistance is proud to announce the next installment in our Healthy Longevity webinar series, entitled, “Conscious Aging: How Healthcare Professionals Can Guide Their Patients Through the Aging Process”. The webinar will explore aging in a more positive light and share techniques for social workers, nurses and certified case managers to help those they work with navigate this process successfully. Continue reading

How to Prevent Injuries While Helping Others

Dr. Krystle Wall of Advanced Medical of Twin Cities shares expert advice for caregivers on preventing physical injuries. Continue reading

A Berry Brain-Healthy Smoothie!

At Home Care Assistance, we make it a priority to promote brain health, which is why we are sharing a quick and easy recipe for a berry and avocado smoothie that is packed with nutrients and health benefits! Continue reading

Hospital Readmission Prevention by Client Care Manager Allison Bond, RN

Allison Bond, RN, is the Client Care Manager for Home Care Assistance serving the Northern Virginia community. She uses her expertise to help the aging population and their families find home care solutions for successful post-hospital recovery. Continue reading

Lily Sarafan Earns 2016 Woman of the Year Award

On behalf of Home Care Assistance, we would like to extend warm congratulations to Lily on earning this distinguished award! Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day from Home Care Assistance!

In honor of Mother’s Day this weekend, Home Care Assistance is sharing three activities for you, your mother and family or friends to enjoy together. Continue reading

2016 Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge for Seniors

The Stanford Center on Longevity hosted its 3rd annual Design Challenge in April, a competition that was developed to encourage students to design solutions for seniors in two categories: mind and mobility. Continue reading

Join Home Care Assistance in Supporting Maria Shriver’s Move for Minds™ Event!

Home Care Assistance is very proud to announce that we are the exclusive Caregiving Partner for Maria Shriver and Equinox Sports Clubs’ Move for Minds event! Continue reading

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ Blog: The Link Between Heart and Brain Health

A recent study published by the Journal of the American Heart Association found that following guidelines for a heart-healthy lifestyle is correlated with less cognitive decline associated with aging. Continue reading