Posts Tagged: Caregiver in Houston TX

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

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

Is It Time For In-Home Senior Care?

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 ... Read more

Labor Day Weekend Recipes

Labor Day weekend is upon us. For most, this means a long-weekend, no work on Monday, and perhaps a last summer BBQ. Labor Day is a holiday meant to honor the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the country. And New Frontier Home Care thinks: What better way to celebrate than by whipping up some delicious food? French Dip Sandwiches (1) Package of Dry Italian Seasoning (1) Package of Dry Au ... Read more

What is a CNA?

Searching for the right care for your loved one(s) can be overwhelming. There are a multitude of types of care, ranging from in-home services to live-in facilities, as well as a wide range of medical terminology that may be foreign to you. As the Director of Client and Family Services for New Frontier Home Care, when I am speaking to families, I get asked this specific question a lot: "What is a CNA?". CNA stands for Certified Nursing Assistant. In order to ... Read more

Signs Mom and Dad Need Help at Home

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 ... Read more

Recipe : Black-Eyed Pea Salad

It's summer time and easy-breezy recipes are a must for week night get-togethers and weekend BBQ's. No one wants to be stuck in the hot kitchen preparing food for hours. Some of my favorite recipes are dishes that can be multi-purpose and this Black-Eyed Pea dish is not different: Ingredients 1 Can Black Beans 2 Cans Black-Eyed Peas 1 Red Pepper 1 Yellow Pepper 3 Celery Stalks 1 Red Onion Chopped Cilantro 1/3 Cup Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar 2 ... Read more

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

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 ... Read more

Senior Events: June 2016

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! New ... Read more
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