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The Importance of Early Diagnosis

May 1st, 2013 (No Comments)

Instances when people have unknowingly possessed a disease or cancer that could have been treated prove the importance of early diagnosis. Getting checked regularly, especially if you notice any abnormal symptoms, is critical.   Below are some reasons why early diagnosis is crucial to your health. 1.     Your symptoms may be reversible. Depending on your […]

How To Lower Stress (Part 1)

April 2nd, 2013 (No Comments)

Learning how to lower stress can be a very difficult task.  Stress can be both mentally and physically draining, so it is important to do what you can to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few steps you can take to lower your stress levels: Identify the source of your stress. Your stress could […]

Nutrition for Seniors

March 27th, 2013 (No Comments)

As we get older, it becomes more and more important for us to take extra care of ourselves. Nutrition for seniors is especially vital to keep their bodies strong, minds sharp and energy levels up. Eating a healthy, well-balanced variety of foods is an excellent way to prevent and control health problems now and in […]

Age Like A Fine Wine With The Proper Corkage

March 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

An aged wine is nothing without the support from the cork acting as a gatekeeper blocking oxygen from getting in. It is our duty as the gatekeeper for our elders to make sure they are getting the best nutrition, guidance, and advise. We want to give back and assist elders and what better way to […]

How Can Dogs Affect Your Aging Health?

March 6th, 2013 (No Comments)

As a kid, I always wanted a dog! I guess what little kid doesn’t? After years of trying to convince my parents to get a dog, I finally succeeded!  Looking back, begging them for a dog proved to be a big time commitment on my part, however at the same time, well worth it! Fast-forward […]

Aging and Fitness

February 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

As the years go by, each workout seems a little more painful then the last.  The running and lifting that used to come easy now leaves our bodies winded and sore.  However, this should not be a reason to stop exercising.  Aging and fitness go hand-in-hand, and continuing to exercise can lead to a better […]

Helen Keller

February 9th, 2013 (No Comments)

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”

Directly Hiring a Caregiver to Save Money? Pt. 2

February 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

Directly Hiring a Caregiver to Save Money? Know ALL the Risks and Costs Before Doing So. (Pt 2)  By Dave Hildebrandt, Executive Director of MD Home Health/MD Home Assist Another area of consideration in directly hiring consists of taxes and insurance.  The IRS states that individual employers are liable for Social Security and unemployment taxes […]

What is Home Assist?

February 1st, 2013 (No Comments)

Everyone needs a little help especially as we grow older, fall ill or become disabled.  Sometimes we reach a point where we are no longer able to take care of ourselves or a family member’s daily duties or medical needs.  This is typically a tough realization for most people, however, many have found that Home […]

Directly Hiring a Caregiver to Save Money? Pt. 1

January 30th, 2013 (No Comments)

Directly Hiring a Caregiver to Save Money? Know ALL the Risks and Costs Before Doing So. (Pt. 1)  By Dave Hildebrandt, Executive Director of MD Home Health/MD Home Assist A recent study revealed that the cost of full time non-medical home care will average $45,000 per year in the state of Arizona (based on 44 […]