Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors in Katy, TX

With nicer weather settling in, it’s hard to resist the temptation to go outside and enjoy the warmth and sunshine. It can also be a great opportunity to shift your workouts outdoors for not only a change of scenery, but also a change in activity. Switch things up and try some different exercises that you … Continue reading Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

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Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

Summer Safety for Seniors in Katy with Allergies

Spending time outdoors can be a great way to shake off the last of the winter blues and soak up the sun, but as the weather gets nicer, allergy season often gets worse. Dealing with seasonal allergies is no picnic, and it can be especially difficult for seniors who often have underlying health conditions that … Continue reading Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

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Fighting Frailty with Senior Home Care

Fighting Frailty with Senior Home Care in Katy

Johns Hopkins researchers estimate that 7% to 12% of Americans age 65 and older are frail. Naturally, the likelihood of frailty increases with age. Only 1 in 25 people between the ages of 65 and 74 are considered frail, but that ratio skyrockets to 1 in 4 for adults aged 84 or older. With that … Continue reading Fighting Frailty with Senior Home Care

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Optimizing Medication Management with In Home Care

Optimizing Medication Management with In Home Care in Katy

Today’s post is all reducing the risks of medication errors for seniors in Southwest Houston (Katy). Prescription medication use increases with age and seniors are at elevated risk of adverse reactions, partly because the kidneys and liver can lose functional ability over time (Reason et al., 2012). A growing body of research is now highlighting … Continue reading Optimizing Medication Management with In Home Care

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Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond

Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond in Katy

Suffering from a stroke can be a potentially life-threatening situation. It is imperative that medical attention is sought immediately. However, sometimes individuals don’t realize they’re experiencing a stroke, nor do family, friends, or bystanders. That is why it is so important to recognize the signs of a stroke and what you should do if you … Continue reading Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond

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