Golden Years Sun Safety: Seniors and Skin Cancer Awareness

June 28, 2024

Skin cancer, the abnormal growth of skin cells, most commonly develops on areas exposed to the sun. However, it can also occur on less sun-exposed areas, such as the palms, beneath fingernails or toenails. As seniors age, their risk of developing skin cancer increases. Sun safety is very important, since one of the most preventable…

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Arthritis in Seniors

May 30, 2024

Arthritis is the swelling and tenderness of one or more joints. It primarily affects seniors and tends to worsen with age. It can have a major negative effect on seniors’ quality of life by impairing their capability to carry out everyday tasks and engage in social interactions. Early diagnosis and effective treatment are crucial for…

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Heart Disease and How Just Like Family Home Care Can Help

April 26, 2024

Heart disease has a significant impact on seniors. The risk of having a heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and heart failure is significantly higher in people 65 years of age and above. Millions of seniors’ quality of life is diminished and their activities restricted by heart disease, which is also a major source of…

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Benefits of Spring Cleaning for Seniors

March 30, 2024

Traditionally, spring cleaning gives us a chance to makeover our houses and get ahead of the busy spring and summer months. However, due to physical restrictions or health concerns, spring cleaning can be a difficult undertaking for elders. In this situation, Just Like Family Home Care’s support might be quite helpful. Here are some advantages…

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Aging in Place

February 27, 2024

Aging in place is the idea of growing older while remaining in one’s own home, rather than moving to a senior care facility. This choice is favored by many senior citizens since it preserves their comfort, familiarity, and independence. However, aging in place may also require some assistance.  Just Like Family Home Care can provide…

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Incontinence in Seniors

January 29, 2024

Incontinence is a common problem among seniors. About 75% of women over age 65 suffer with urine leakage, and 60-70% of people with Alzheimer’s eventually become incontinent. Incontinence can be caused by aging, illness, or injury. Weak muscles of the sphincters and pelvis can lead to urinary incontinence because the muscles cannot remain tight enough…

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Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Loneliness

December 19, 2023

The Christmas holidays are a time of joy, celebration, and gratitude for many people. However, the holidays may also be a stressful, depressing, and lonely time for some seniors, particularly those who live alone or have few social connections. If you have a senior loved one who may be feeling isolated or depressed during this…

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Happy Veterans Day

November 10, 2023

Veterans Day is a special day to celebrate and appreciate the brave men and women who have served our country in the military. At Just Like Family Home Care, we are proud and honored to provide home health care services to veterans and their families. We believe that veterans deserve the best quality of care…

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Healthy Fall Charcuterie Board

October 25, 2023

A healthy fall charcuterie board is a great way to enjoy the seasonal flavors and produce, while also catering to the needs and preferences of seniors. Here are some tips and ideas on how to make a healthy fall charcuterie board that elderly can make:

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September is Healthy Aging Month

September 25, 2023

Just Like Family Home Care can play a vital role in helping seniors with healthy aging. Some of the ways we can do so are: Just Like Family Home Care can help seniors live well in their own homes and communities.

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