June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
Throughout the month of June, the Alzheimer’s Association encourages people to support this awareness movement...Read More
Not All Heroes Wear Capes
Florence Nightingale’s legacy is honored during National Nurses Week of May 6 - 12...Read More
What In The World Health Day?!
Founded in 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) held its first Assembly on April 7.Read More
Kindness To Your Kidneys
Preventing Kidney Disease - Did you know that early kidney disease does not always have symptoms?Read More
A Friend a Day can Keep the Doctor Away...
Relationships are important to maintain throughout the year, especially as one gets older.Read More
Mind Over Matter - Meditation For Seniors
While the stress of the holidays may have come and gone, the new year can come with its own daunting pressures and demands.Read More
On Its 30th Anniversary, Options For Senior America Has A Compelling Story With Over 42,000 Care Providers and 56,000 Care Recipients
In its 30 years of service, Options has screened over 42,200 care providers (CNAs, HHAs, LPNs and RNs) and assisted over 56,500 care recipients in making an informed decision about home care services. It is important to note that this data came from the 11 states where Options offers their services through its own operations or its franchises. These states are Maryland, DC, Virginia, N. Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Indiana, and West Virginia.Read More
Data Shows That Women Are The Primary Caregivers Of Family
For years, women have been perceived as the ultimate caregivers. From mothering children to taking care of their elderly parents, women have always been caregivers. In fact, women represent the majority of informal care providers in this country, especially when families don’t stay together. According to census data, 82.2% of mothers are single parents compared to 17.8% for fathers.Read More