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 ...
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% ...
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!
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 ...
The majority of Halloween safety tips focus on children, but senior safety is just as important! On this night, seniors, like all homeowners, open their doors and speak to more unfamiliar faces over the course of a few hours than any other time of the year. Whoever is opening the door and passing out treats must keep themselves and house guests safe. Follow these steps for a fun and safe Halloween:
Keep the Lights On!
Keeping both interior and exterior lights on, whether ...
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Patience isn’t an easy virtue for most people. It seems to be human nature to have what you want, when you want it…which is right now. But life rarely flows in that direction. We have to practice patience on an almost daily basis in our encounters with others.
Why are you impatient? Are you always in a hurry? Are you always multitasking? Are you running a tight schedule? Most of us could answer yes to these questions at ...