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% ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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:
1 Can Black Beans
2 Cans Black-Eyed Peas
1 Red Pepper
1 Yellow Pepper
3 Celery Stalks
1 Red Onion
1/3 Cup Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
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!
When the realization hits that in-home care services are needed for yourself or a loved one, the thought of finding the best in-home care agency can be very overwhelming. You are going to want to find out about the services they offer, their staff, costs and quality of care. New Frontier has put together a list of some questions to keep in mind when you are interviewing agencies below.
Is your agency licensed by the state?
What services does your agency provide (skilled, ...
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 ...