Diabetes: What is it? Diabetes is a chronic disease in which there is too much sugar in the blood. When you eat, your body turns food into sugars, or glucose. The pancreas, then releases insulin which opens the cells to allow glucose to enter and provide energy. With diabetes, this system does not work! […]
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Good Health Includes Good Mental Health Good health includes both physical and mental health and well-being. And the two go hand in hand. There are many good lifestyle choices we can make to keep our minds healthy. Be physically active! It helps prevent dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, and helps alleviate depression too. Be mentally […]
September is Healthy Aging Month: Staying Healthy As We Age As people age, they experience many major changes in their lives. There are career changes and retirement. Children leave home. Friends and family pass away. Many physical changes happen to our bodies. All these changes can cause stress. How we deal with this stress determines […]
AW Health Care’s August Aging Well Journal Newsletter reports on falls, your risk and things you can do to prevent falls. Falls According to statistics, each year over 12 million elderly people experience at least one fall. This means about 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 will fall this year. Falling is […]
Aging Well Health Care says, ” Be AWake to stroke risk and high blood pressure.” A stroke occurs when a clogged or burst artery interrupts blood flow to the brain. This deprives the brain of needed oxygen. Consequently, affected brain cells die and brain damage occurs. When brain cells dies, body functions are impaired or […]
Take Care To Protect Your Skin Especially in The Summer Months Skin Cancer….What Types Are There? Too much sun can cause skin cancer, so protect your skin especially in the summer. There are three types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Each type is unique, produces different symptoms, and has varying treatment […]
Aging Well Health Care Says, “Be AWake to Arthritis.” Osteoarthritis (OA)…According to Aging Well Health Care, people most often develop osteoarthritis (OA). OA develops when the cartilage that pads the joints begins to wear away. Bones rub against each other causing pain and stiffness. OA most often occurs in the hands, neck, lower back, […]
Aging Well Health Care Says, “Be AWake to Healthy Feet.” According to Aging Well Health Care, to avoid some common aging problems, keep your feet healthy! You lose strength and balance, and increase your fall risk when you can’t walk well due to foot pain. When your feet feel good, you can walk […]
AW Health Care Says, “Top O’ the Morning” to you! March is Social Workers Month. AW Health Care Salutes Social Workers! What is a Social Worker? A social worker is a professional skilled in helping people with a wide range of issues… psychological, financial, health, relationship and substance abuse problems. Some social workers may […]
February is Heart Health Month Heart disease is a big problem. It is the leading cause of death in Americans. What is heart disease? Heart disease refers to several types of heart conditions. The most common type is when a substance called “plaque” builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the heart. […]
Outpatient TherapyDo I need to contact my insurance company? While it is important for every person…
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I believe that the remarkable progress and recovery of my 91-year old mother after hip replacement surgery, even with some post-operation complications, are largely due to the professional and caring services of your visiting personnel. The nurse, physical therapist, and other health care providers were top-notch. I feel we owe them more gratitude than I can express here. God bless them all.
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