The 2017-2018 flu season is at it’s peak and is proving to be a severe one. During the first week of 2018, people were being hospitalized for the flu at the rate of 22.7 per 100,000 people. During the same week last year, that number was only 12.2. Here at New Frontier Home Care, we are going to break down the “Why?”, “How?” and “What?” of this flu season to help everyone get through this flu season better!
Why Is This Flu ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Home Care in River Oaks TX
With so many long-term care options available to seniors today, the question is often asked, "What are the benefits of in-home senior care?" Below we have listed some of the top benefits that past and current New Frontier Home Care clients have experienced.
The Comforts of Home
Your favorite chair, a morning cup of coffee in the kitchen your children grew up in and your garden out back are just some of the familiar comforts of home. The ...
Home Care in River Oaks TX
Driving for elderly people is considered to be a significant part of their independent living, but with age, the ability to drive safely often decreases. So, unfortunately, there comes a time when a family caregiver is faced with having to talk with their aging parents about giving up driving for their safety and for the safety of others. It is essential that as a caregiver, you understand the warning signs that it may be time to ...