Posts Tagged: home care houston 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

Fall Proofing Your Home

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans? Six out of every 10 falls happen in their own homes. Even falls that do not result in injury can negatively affect quality of life; older adults fearing falls limit activities and social engagements. This can lead to further physical decline, depression, social isolation and feelings of helplessness. Many times, with a few upgrades and use of caution, falls can be prevented. New Frontier ... 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

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

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

Home for the Holidays

With Christmas right around the corner, many families are planning to get together with loved ones they may have not seen all year. While the holidays can be a joyous time, those with aging parents are sometimes hit with the harsh reality that mom and/or dad aren't doing quite as well as they implied during weekly calls home. The house is a mess; the fridge is empty or filled with expired items; prescriptions have not been refilled. Maybe mom looks like ... Read more

The Scary Reality of Fraud & Seniors

While no one is truly safe from scammers, it is a sad reality that seniors are a huge target. They make up approximately 12% of the U.S. population, however, account for about 35% of all fraud victims. These seniors are being bombarded by telephone calls, mail, e-mails and even the ringing of their doorbell. What are the scammers after? Anything from cash, life insurance benefits, pensions, annuities, home equity and personal belongings. Want to get flooded by mail? Send a small ... Read more

When Siblings Disagree About Home Care

Houston, TX – When Siblings Disagree About Home Care Miranda had called her brother Phil because she had noticed their father struggling with doing things around the house. She also had concerns that he might not be bathing on a regular basis.  Surprisingly, Phil dismissed her concerns.  After all, his father was a strong man and had always been independent.  It had been five years since their mother passed away and during that time their father had managed to take care of ... Read more

New Frontier Home Care Team Members Volunteers for Meals on Wheels on Thanksgiving Day!

On Thanksgiving morning, New Frontier Home Care team members were awake bright and early to help Interfaith Ministries Meals on Wheels Houston deliver 10,000 hot Thanksgiving day meals to homebound seniors over the age of 60. The Meals on Wheels Houston Program delivers freshly cooked meals to seniors everyday who have lost the mobility to move around and cook as they once were able to. This was an event the New Frontier Home Care team was very proud to be a part ... Read more
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