SuperAgers

According to the National Institute of Aging, “scientific evidence about the importance of remaining socially engaged as we age continues to grow. Participating in social activities, such as visiting friends, volunteering, and getting out for events and trips, has been associated with better cognitive function, while low social engagement in late life has been associated[…]

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Care Considerations

“Families who care for people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) face questions like these every day. DMD is a form of muscular dystrophy, a rare genetic (inherited) disease with muscle weakness that gets worse over time and ultimately affects the heart and lungs. Living with DMD provides challenges for families and caregivers: Activities of daily[…]

Women and Heart Disease

  “Get Informed: Facts on Women and Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. ➡️Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a “man’s disease,” around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. ➡️Some conditions and[…]

You may have the flu if…

  “You may have the flu if you have some or all of these symptoms: fever* cough sore throat runny or stuffy nose body aches headache chills fatigue sometimes diarrhea and vomiting *It’s important to note that not everyone with flu will have a fever.”   Read more here: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/takingcare.htm #Ameribest #wearehereforyou #wearehiring #homecare#TakeCareofEachOther #homehealthcare #WaiverProgram#ElderCarePhiladelphia #CareforLovedOne #Homecarenurse#Choosecaregiver #PhysicalTherapy #OccupationalTherapy #Skillednursing#ApplyforHomeCarePhiladelphia #WorkforfamilyPhiladelphia