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Free Resource for Consumers, Patients: Alzheimer's Association Helpline

Through their 24/7 Helpline, the Alzheimer’s Association provides reliable information and support to people with memory loss, caregivers, healthcare professionals and the public. Call toll-free anytime, day or night, at 1-800-272-3900. The highly trained and knowledgeable staff can provide help with: Understanding memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s Medications and other…

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Grilled Summer Squash or Zucchini  This is my favorite way to prepare summer squash or zucchini at this time of year. – Judy Cutler, PT, Orthopedics Manager at CareGivers America Clarks Summit What you’ll need: 1/4 cup light olive oil 2 cloves garlic crushed  Other fresh herbs (chives, basil, thyme, oregano, etc.) minced…

Three Ways to Protect your Assets from Nursing Home Costs

Source from Marshall, Parker, & Weber, LLC. Written By: Jeffrey Marshall   It’s a particularly unpleasant aspect of aging. We are likely to need long-term care services before we die. By “long- term care” I mean the type of care you need if you have a prolonged physical illness, disability…

Elder Care: Is depression a normal part of aging?

 By Karen Kaslow, For The Carlisle Sentinel Aging brings about many changes in an individual’s health. Decreased muscle strength and flexibility, wrinkled skin and vision changes are just a few of the common physical changes that occur with the aging process. Cognitively, the mind may become less sharp due to…

Medicaid Budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014

Source: Pennsylvania Health Law Governor Corbett and the General Assembly reached agreement on the state budget but failed to reach any agreement on the Governor’s proposed state pension changes, transportation funding, or liquor store privatization plan. The $28.375 billion General Fund budget is an increase of 2.3% over the previous…

4 Reasons to Choose an Agency Over a Direct Hire Aide or Nurse

Why should your family work with a Pennsylvania Homecare Association member agency rather than hire an aide or nurse directly? Homecare agencies provide significant benefits over direct hires in the areas that matter most to families:   Employer Obligations: Working with a homecare agency alleviates you of all the legal responsibilities…

Home Health in Allentown!

Allentown Home Health office is now official! Our much anticipated, and long awaited, surveyor visit is now complete! This dual survey was needed for initial state licensure and Medicare certification. We will continue to service Allentown referrals from our Stroudsburg office, as some of the territories overlap.  However, we hope to…

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Caravia Fresh Foods located in Clarks Summit, PA has a sandwich on their menu called “Hummus Avocado” on 7 grain bread and it is absolutely delicious. I love it so much that I decided to make my own version with some of my own tweaks and additions! -Christine DiChiara, Marketing…

Tips For a Better Night Sleep

Tips For a Better Night Sleep  · Follow a regular sleep schedule. Go to sleep and get up and the same time everyday. Try to avoid napping in the late afternoon or evening. · Develop a bedtime routine. Take time to relax before bed each night. Try reading a book, soaking in a…

Rachel's Challenge

About Rachel’s Challenge Working Together to Begin a Chain Reaction in Susquehanna, Pike & Wayne County Schools & Communities Each day 160,000 students do not go to school because they are bullied, teased and harassed. By turning the story of a tragic death at Columbine High School into a mission…
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