Elderly Adults and Anemia

Senior Care in Deerfield IL: Eldery Adults and Anemia

Anemia is such a widespread health issue among elderly adults that it makes sense for family caregivers to learn about it so they can truly assist their aging loved ones with this chronic condition. Nearly 80 percent of seniors have some form of anemia, which is low levels of iron in the body. The good…

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THIS JUNE IS MEN’S HEALTH EDUCATION AND AWARENESS MONTH!

THIS JUNE IS MENS HEALTH EDUCATION AND AWARENESS MONTH!

Men’s health month is celebrated all over the country with health fairs, free health screenings, and other health education events and activities. Men’s health month is the time to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of diseases associated with men. It encourages men to seek regular medical advice and…

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JUNE IS NATIONAL FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MONTH!

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

June is the beginning of summer and a great time to focus on eating more fresh fruits and vegetables. Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is essential to having a healthy diet. Daily consumption of fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of chronic diseases, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and protect against certain types of cancers. They…

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WELCOME EVELYN!!

Evelyn started with Companion Services of America in 2008, as a certified nursing assistant. She recently received her LPN license in May and joined our team in a nursing capacity. Evelyn has over 11 years of experience with Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. She has worked on a dementia unit, and in skilled care. In her…

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Happy Memorial Day!!!

Happy Memorial Day!!!

Happy Memorial Day!!! Memorial Day was first observed in 1868. The celebration honored the sacrifices of the civil war and the proclamation that was made by Gen. John A Logan. After the proclamation, all the participants decorated graves of 20,000 union and confederate soldiers. Since this time, Memorial Day has become a celebration of honor…

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Why Isn’t Your Senior Eating as Well as She Should?

Elder Care in Evanston IL: Healthy Eating

Nutrition is a key part of keeping your senior as healthy as possible. Unfortunately, she might not be eating as well as she should be in order to maintain her health. Here are a few problems that could be the cause. Her Health Makes Cooking or Eating Difficult. When your aging adult is not in…

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Mother's Day

Mother’s day is a wonderful time to honor our mothers. My mother recently passed away this year, and although this will be a sad day for me, I will remember all the wonderful and memorable times we spent together.

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Summer's Coming – What Sunscreen is Best for Your Mom and Dad?

Senior Care in Lake Forest IL: It may not feel like it in every area of the U.S., but summer is on the way. Your parents should protect their skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays throughout the year. In the summer, it’s especially important as many switch to lighter clothing, short sleeves, and shorts. Any exposed skin must be protected.

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