Healthy Aging: Preventing Falls, One Step at a Time

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

3/5/14 10:00 AM

Healthy aging, preventing slips and falls one step at a time

According to the National Council on Aging, every 15 seconds older adults are seen in an Emergency Room for a fall-related injury. That’s approximately four incidences every minute.

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Topics: Healthy Aging

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

3/3/14 10:00 AM

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and BAYADA Home Health Care is sharing these facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help raise awareness and prevent traumatic brain injury (TBI) in older adults.

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Assistive Care

Healthy Aging: 10 Tips for Getting Fit

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

2/28/14 10:00 AM

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As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. If you are struggling with activities of daily living, you may want to consider assistive or personal care services.  Self-care assistance can help you incorporate and maintain a basic exercise regimen to prevent or reduce the risk of many health conditions, which can positively affect the length of your life.

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Topics: Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging: Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

2/3/14 10:00 AM

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Home health care can help support you with activities of daily living, medication reminders, nutrition and exercise. However, healthy aging begins with healthy habits. The following article is from the American Heart Association (AHA) and provides tips on how to change bad habits to live a heart healthy lifestyle.

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Topics: Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging: Safe driving tips

Posted by BAYADA Home Health Care

1/20/14 9:00 AM

driving_safetyFrom the moment we learn to drive, we gain independence, freedom, and control. Driving is linked to our ability to socialize, work, and enjoy our favorite activities.

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Topics: Healthy Aging