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In-Home Care: Risks of Hiring a Caregiver vs. an Agency

January 21st, 2015 (No Comments)

A recent study revealed that the average cost of full-time, non-medical, in-home care in Arizona averages around $45,000 per year, based on 44 hours of care per week. As a result of this considerable expense, many are choosing to hire a caregiver directly rather than going through an agency. All in all, there are several […]

What To Expect from In-Home Assistance

January 12th, 2015 (No Comments)

Having an extra hand around the house when caring for a loved one can be priceless, which is likely why there’s a variety of in-home services available today. Whether you need assistance caring for someone or would simply like some help around the house while you do, there’s an in-home service that’s perfect for your […]

8 Simple Ways to Stay Healthy Through the Holiday Season

December 16th, 2014 (No Comments)

8 Simple Ways to Stay Healthy Through the Holiday Season It can be difficult to stay healthy during the holidays with the plethora of treats, parties, stress and emotional triggers the season brings. Not to fret! We’ve developed 8 simple ways to boost spirits and keep our health in check this year. Carry Plenty of […]

5 Myths about Aging & Exercise Debunked

December 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

Even if you no longer believe in Santa Claus, you may still believe these 5 top myths about aging and exercise. After all, there’s a ton of information out there, it can be conflicting, vague and overwhelming. So let’s debunk these 5 aging & exercise myths once and for all. As we age, the importance […]

The New 80/20 Rule: Exercising vs. Dieting

November 24th, 2014 (No Comments)

Have you heard of the new 80/20 rule for getting and staying healthy? While you may be familiar with the 80/20 rule for a healthy diet, research suggests there’s more to healthy weight loss than just eating healthy 80% of the time and indulging in less healthy food 20% of the time.  Exercise is part […]

Have Your Turkey and Eat it, Too: 500-Cal Thanksgiving Day Meal

November 15th, 2014 (No Comments)

For so many of us, Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends, give thanks for our many blessings, eat, drink, watch football, be merry, and did I mention eat? Feasting until our stomachs nearly burst has become a common tradition for many as we kick off the holiday season. But while we’re […]

Important Information About Medicare

October 30th, 2014 (No Comments)

Important information about Medicare By October, many Medicare recipients are deep in the doughnut hole.  Medicare prescription drug plans (Part D) typically have a “doughnut hole”, or coverage gap, which imposes a temporary limit on coverage for drugs.  Most people enter this gap after they have reached a spending threshold for covered drugs.  For the […]

Tips for dealing with Alzheimer’s

October 16th, 2014 (No Comments)

Tips for Dealing With Alzheimer’s The effects of Alzheimer’s disease are utterly devastating. With no cure for the ailment, the patient only worsens as time passes and Alzheimer’s continues to progress. Even the most basic day-to-day activities become more of a challenge. So, for those suffering from Alzheimer’s, and their relatives and caretakers, it is […]

Alzheimer’s: Taking Care of Parents & Kids

September 23rd, 2014 (No Comments)

Alzheimer’s: Taking Care of Parents & Kids Becoming a caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimer’s is a job in itself.  You are not only responsible for yourself, but also for the daily activities and well-being of a dependent adult.  You may already be trying to juggle caregiving responsibilities and the time-consuming demands of a […]

September is National Apple Month

September 3rd, 2014 (No Comments)

September is National Apple Day Month MD Home Health, a Phoenix Home Health Care provider, is excited to celebrate National Apple Day Month with all our friends and family. Did you know that our nation has been celebrating the glory of apples since 1904? And did you know that National Apple Day Month actually starts […]