Posts Tagged: Caregivers Houston TX

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

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

Easy Summer Chickpea Salad

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 ... Read more

Senior Activities in Houston

As Director of Client & Family Services at New Frontier Home Care, I  hear this concern a lot: "I don't want my parent(s) just sitting at home, alone, watching TV all day". As we age, I am a firm believer in the statement, "If you don't use it, you lose it". New Frontier encourages all of our clients who are able to get out of the house and get involved in activities and events available throughout the city of Houston. Below, ... 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

Seniors Live Longer at Home

People are living longer than ever before. In fact, life expectancy rates have been steadily growing for the past 100 years. According to AARP's report, the age group 65 and older will increase by almost 90% in the next 20 years, while the 85 and older age group will grow by almost 75%. We have improved lifestyles, nutrition, exercise, abstinence and education to thank for this. While, in general, life expectancy rates are going up, those that experience a disease or injury ... Read more

New Frontier Home Care has the Best Caregivers in The Greater Houston Area

Home care agencies across the country rave about how they have the best care givers in the industry but repeatedly fail to answer the question, "Why are their caregivers the best?". Here at New Frontier Home Care we don't just say we have the best caregivers in Texas, we back it up. Our caregivers receive the best on-going training and support that money can buy, because to us, insuring your loved one is always in great hands is our top priority.   Pam ... Read more
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