If you are in the market looking for in-home senior care, by now we are certain you are overwhelmed with the variety of home care agencies stating they are the best and offer the best care givers. Or maybe they rant and rave about how their agency has the best price around town. So which agency do you choose? Do you go with the agency who has the best prices? Or do you choose the agency who, once they get you ...
It is that time of the year when family get-togethers are right around the corner and everyone is excited to see grandma and/or grandpa. Although grandma and grandpa may seem to being doing well for the limited you see them, do you really know how they are doing on the day-to-day basis, being home alone? Below are a few signs to look for that may indicate your senior loved one needs an extra hand at home:
Does your loved one having ...
In-home senior care is not new to America, but not a lot of Americans fully understand and know what it is or the benefits it can bring to a family. Home care is set to explode in the years to come due to the rapid growth of baby boomers and the trend to age in the comfort of your own home.
Light House Keeping
As your loved ones continue to age, daily cleaning activities that they once did gracefully such as sweeping, mopping, ...
Do you have senior citizen parents or loved ones that live at home by themselves, but you truly know in your heart that they need extra support at home? Like most Americans that have senior citizens family members, this may be a thought that has run across your mind. Whether it was due to you witnessing them struggle during activities that they once did gracefully, like cooking dinner, cleaning, etc., or it was brought to your attention when an accident or ...
Did you know that falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans? Six out of every 10 falls happen in their own homes. Even falls that do not result in injury can negatively affect quality of life; older adults fearing falls limit activities and social engagements. This can lead to further physical decline, depression, social isolation and feelings of helplessness.
Many times, with a few upgrades and use of caution, falls can be prevented. New Frontier ...
At some point, your elderly mother and/or father will need a helping hand around the house if they wish to continue to age peacefully and safely in the comfort of their own home. A great majority will need an extra hand around the house, but will resist the idea of someone coming into their home to help. In fact, there is only a small percentage of elderly people who accept the fact that they need help to continue to safely live ...
It's the last day of June and Independence Day weekend is upon us! You may already have plans to spend time with friends and family, however, if you are still looking for some fun activities, check out the list of things going on in Houston this weekend:
Freedom Over Texas featuring Darius Rucker
July 4th 4pm - 10pm
Eleanor Tinsley Park
Cost: $8/person (before July 4); $10/person (day of show)
This is Houston's annual patriotic celebration where you can enjoy country music ...
It's officially the first day of Summer and the temperatures are getting hot here in Houston! While these next few months are sure to be filled with BBQ's, pool days and outdoor activities, stay safe by following some easy "Summer Safety Rules":
Avoid the Heat
During extreme high temperatures, stay out of the heat and spend time in an air conditioned space when possible. If your home is not air conditioned, visit local shopping malls or even a movie theatre to get ...
It is hard to believe that Memorial Day 2016 has come and gone and we have officially entered into the Summer months! Houston gets to endure some especially warm temperatures during this time and we at New Frontier Home Care know it can be easy to slip into a routine of staying inside to keep cool. However, we want to encourage everyone to get out and enjoy all the events and activities that the great city of Houston has to offer!
With the Summer months upon us, we at New Frontier Home Care wanted to share a quick and easy recipe for a Chickpea Salad that can be eaten as a sandwich or even used as a veggie dip. Check it out below...
What you'll need:
1 (15oz.) can of chickpeas - drained & rinsed
2 stalks of celery - finely chopped
1/4 cup red onion - finely chopped
1/4 cup dill pickle - finely chopped
1/4 cup red bell pepper - finely ...