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Changing the Way the World Ages Provides Cutting-Edge Health News and Inspirational Stories Related to Aging

At Home Care Assistance, our mission is to change the way the world ages by helping seniors achieve happier, healthier and more independent lives at home. To further our mission we created a website, ChangingtheWaytheWorldAges.com, to provide older adults and their loved ones with lifestyle tips, cutting-edge research and education about successful aging. Continue reading

Four Warning Signs of Glaucoma

In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Home Care Assistance urges you to pay attention to your eye health and know the early warning signs of one of the most common eye diseases that is associated with older age: glaucoma. Continue reading

Taking Charge of Your Brain Health in the New Year and Beyond

The start of January marks the opportunity to create a list of resolutions to help you start the New Year with your best foot forward. Improving physical health, particularly losing weight, is consistently among the top five resolutions every year. Why not invest in your overall wellbeing by setting a resolution to also boost your cognitive health? Continue reading

Our Top 10 Achievements of 2014

Every December at Home Care Assistance, we like to take time to reflect on our achievements over the past twelve months and how they served our clients, caregivers and communities. Read on for our Top 10 Achievements of 2014. Home … Continue reading

2014 Marks the 50th Birthdays of the Youngest Baby Boomers!

2014 was a year of many landmark events, including the 60th anniversary of the release of Elvis Presley’s first single, the 75th anniversary of the introduction of television and, notably, the 50th birthdays of the youngest members of the baby boomer generation! Continue reading

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Senior Loved Ones

The holiday season can be a stressful time, especially when it comes to shopping for gifts. Given that Christmas is less than a week away and we are already in the midst of Chanukah celebrations, we asked some of our Client Care Managers for last minute shopping advice and came up with a list of gift ideas for senior loved ones. Continue reading

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, can be physically and emotionally draining for both the person affected and the primary caregiver. Once your loved one has the diagnosis, here is some information to help you create a comprehensive care plan. Continue reading

Relax and Catch Some Zzz’s this Holiday Season!

The holidays can be stressful and draining, making it a poignant time to remember the importance of a quality night’s sleep. National Geographic, in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health and The Public Good Projects, recently produced a two-hour documentary on this subject entitled “Sleepless in America”. The main message: more and more people are not getting enough sleep, which causes a slew of potential negative effects on health.
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Home Care Assistance Recognizes U.S. Air Force Retiree and Devoted Father as Living Legends

Honor Your Living Legend, Home Care Assistance’s campaign designed to recognize the accomplishments of older adults, recently announced its first round of contest winners. Colonel Joe F. Cotton, a test pilot and U.S. Air Force retiree, and John Madden, a devoted father, were selected for their inspirational stories. Continue reading

Larry Runs Again

Larry, a client of Home Care Assistance in Sarasota, Florida, is a perfect example of someone who has benefitted from The Balanced Care Method™. Read more about Larry’s recovery journey using BCM! Continue reading