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The Why, How & What of the 2018 Flu Season

The 2017-2018 flu season is at it’s peak and is proving to be a severe one. During the first week of 2018, people were being hospitalized for the flu at the rate of 22.7 per 100,000 people. During the same week last year, that number was only 12.2. Here at New Frontier Home Care, we are going to break down the “Why?”, “How?” and “What?” of this flu season to help everyone get through this flu season better! Why Is This Flu ... Read more

Myth Busters : Exercise & Older Adults

In this month’s edition of “Myth Busters”, we are going to dig into why an active lifestyle is more important than ever as we age. Regular exercise has been proven to boost energy, maintain independence & manage symptoms of illness or pain—sometimes even reversing some symptoms of aging. It’s not only good for your body; it’s good for your mind, mood & memory. As an in-home senior care agency, we get a lot of questions and concerns regarding exercise from our client’s ... Read more

November : Home Care & Hospice Month

The month of November has been declared Home Care and Hospice Month. During this month, New Frontier Home Care and the rest of the home care and hospice community wants to honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who make extraordinary differences for the patients, clients and families they serve. All types of caregivers play a vital role in the health care system and in homes across the nation. An especially important week to New Frontier Home ... Read more

The Four W’s of Senior Centers

If you have aging loved ones or find yourself entering your senior years, then we are sure you have heard about Senior Centers. You might even imagine a sad and depressing image when you think about one. New Frontier Home Care is here to change your perception. Senior Centers are an amazing resource for activities, information and a sense of community for older adults. Find out the "Who? What? Where? And Why?" below: Who Can You Find at Senior Centers? Approximately 70% ... Read more

Halloween Safety Tricks & Treats

For most, Halloween brings back fond memories of pumpkin carving, dressing up as our favorite character and going door to door collecting endless amounts of candy. Many seniors enjoy reminiscing these past times while handing out candy to the costumed children from their neighborhood. However, for those seniors suffering from Dementia, Alzheimer’s or other physical limitations, Halloween can instill negative feelings and fear which can contribute to negative behaviors leading up to and on the evening itself. On top of the negative ... Read more

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

Why Choose New Frontier Home Care?

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 ... Read more

Home for the Holidays

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 ... Read more

What are Home Care Services?

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, ... Read more

What’s Going on in Houston this Weekend?

It is October 5th and we are into our second “official” week of the fall season – whether Houston weather will let us believe that or not! While it is still a bit warm, New Frontier has been enjoying the cooler morning and evening temperatures we have had the past couple days! With that in mind, we decided to put together a list of some “out of the ordinary” events happening around Houston this week and weekend. Check it out! October 5th  ... Read more
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