Senior Care River Oaks TX

Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

As we age, it becomes more and more common to deal with aches and pains. We may find ourselves saying, "Oh! My poor back!", or "My aching knees!", or even the dreaded "I've fallen and I can't get up!". Here at New Frontier Home Care, we are very adamant in believing "if you don't use it, you lose it" in the terms of balance, flexibility and strength. The more you sit around and do nothing, the harder it will be to ... Read more

Staff Spotlight : Pamela Soileau, R.N.

New Frontier Home Care would like to take a moment to shine the spotlight on our staff Registered Nurse, Pamela Soileau. While having an RN on staff is not a requirement for a non-medical home care agency like New Frontier, bringing Pam onto our team has made an amazing impact on our care plan development for our clients and the level of training we are able to provide our caregivers. She is an irreplaceable asset for New Frontier and has so ... Read more

What is a Caregiver?

Caregivers have many roles and these roles can evolve as the patient’s needs change during a care period. Caregivers serve as home health aides and companions. They may help feed, dress and bathe the patient. Caregivers arrange schedules, manage activities of daily living and provide transportation. A caregiver can have a huge influence – both positive and negative – on how a patient deals with their situation. Their encouragement can help the patient stick with a demanding treatment plan and take other steps ... Read more

Support for Caregivers

Taking on the responsibility of caring for an aging parent, spouse or loved one is both a rewarding and stressful task. Being a family caregiver can also be one of the most thankless jobs a person can take on. While most of the focus lies on the aging and/or sick individual, the caregiver is often thought of second, not only by other loved ones, but also by themselves. We at New Frontier Home Care want you to know you are not alone! ... Read more

Staying Active with Alzheimer’s

If you have ever known someone with Alzheimer's or dementia, you know that there are many different stages of these diseases they experience. The most important thing you can do with a loved one who is going through this is to look at what they can do instead of what they cannot. Providing quality of live at each stage of the disease through music and exercise is one of the best things you can do.   You may have heard the saying, "If ... Read more

Holiday Fun for All Ages

The holidays are a time for gathering with family and friends to spend time with one another. Sometimes it may seem hard to keep everyone happy and entertained with people ranging in age from infant to senior. If you feel yourself getting stressed about this issue, simply remember that feeling included is the most important part of enjoying the holidays! By putting some thought into gatherings, considering who will be attending and planning ahead, everyone will feel included and truly enjoy the ... Read more

Discover the Nutritional Value in Eating both Teff and Millet

Senior Care near River Oaks, TX – Eating Teff and Millet If you are a health conscious person or just enjoy eating whole grains, the month of November is all about celebrating the grains teff and millet. Both of these grains have been around for many, many years and have been an important part of traditional diets. Teff is a member of the love grass family and its name is often thought to mean “lost”. It got this name because of the size ... Read more

Is Your Aging Loved One’s Bedroom Becoming a “Sick Room”?

Senior Care in River Oaks TX – How to Avoid the Bedroom from Becoming a Sick Room When you have a chronically ill senior loved one, the bedroom can quickly begin to look and feel as though it was a "sickroom" instead. This doesn’t help the person get better. Since they will be spending a lot of time in their bedroom recovering, this article will show you how to make their bedroom more liveable. The surroundings you live in can either motivate you or demoralize ... Read more