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National Health Center Week

National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Health centers serve 27 million patients a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care. In addition to their long history as health care homes to millions, health centers produce innovative solutions to the most pressing health care issues in their communities and reach beyond the walls of conventional medicine to address the social determinants of health affecting special patient populations. Each year we

08,07,2018 Comments Off on National Health Center Week

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Healthy Aging

September Is Healthy Aging Month September is Healthy Aging Month and the time to get started on better health practices. Think it’s too late to “re-invent” yourself? Think again. According to Carolyn Worthington, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging® Magazine and executive director of Healthy Aging®, it’s never too late to find a new career, a new sport, passion or hobby. And, now is the time to travel more than ever. The numbers of people over 45 is growing every year. The attention used to be just on the baby boomers. The generation x-ers are elbowing their way in and have many

09,03,2018 Comments Off on Healthy Aging

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Prepare for June! National Safety Month!

June is National Safety Month!! Here at A Better Solution in Home Care, we are committed to improving the quality of life for the families and seniors we care for. June is National Safety month and the perfect time for us to share with you some helpful ways to make sure you or your loved ones are safe and sound in their homes. Did you know that falls are among the leading causes of death and injury in the older population? Families can reduce the risks of accidents by ensuring that their older loved ones have the proper medical care

Keeping Seniors Safe during Fires or Natural Disasters

The recent California wildfires caused many to lose their homes and in some instances their lives. With a need for quick evacuations and emergency preparedness, a lot of our seniors can get lost in the shuffle. San Diego, Poway, Ramona, Jamul, and many other areas will be under the threat of fire over the next several weeks. Making sure you or a loved one can quickly leave their home in the case of an emergency is paramount to keeping them safe. Here are some tips and considerations: If you don't have a caregiver in the home, make sure that during

10,26,2017 Comments Off on Keeping Seniors Safe during Fires or Natural Disasters

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Helping Seniors through the Holidays

For most of us, the holiday season is a time of happiness, laughter and festivities shared with family and friends. However, for the elderly it can bring a mix of uncertainty. Feelings like sadness, depression, confusion and isolation oftentimes plague seniors around the holiday season. There are a variety of circumstances that cause this to happen. Physical limitations, distance from family, and missing passed loved ones all make it difficult for seniors to enjoy this time of year. The holidays also signify winter's arrival. This means cold temperatures, less sunlight and shorter days. These changes sometimes take a toll on

11,16,2017 Comments Off on Helping Seniors through the Holidays

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