100th Birthday of our patient Yevgenya

yevgeniya and all heart homecare team group photo

This Friday, December 7th, 2018 was very special for All Heart Homecare Agency. Our team visited one of our dearest clients, Yevgenya V., to celebrate her 100th Birthday.

Physical activity for the elderly

elderly man doing excercises

Everybody needs a bit of exercise. It has been scientifically proven, over and over, that somewhat strenuous movement can lead to all sorts of different benefits for your overall health. Benefits ranging from improved cardiovascular health to improved hormonal profiles and cholesterol levels, to decreased levels of body fat, and increased muscle mass. But the question that some people have is the following: do all people have the exact same needs regarding exercise?

Diet tips for the elderly

caregiver gives a glass of water to the elderly woman

The diet is a really important part of every person’s life. For a long time in human history, humans were practically forced to eat only healthy foods – it’s all that they had. But nowadays we have certain man-made “foods” that are really tasty to eat, but they are not as necessarily as healthy.

Best activities for senior citizens

The old man on a wheelchair is walking in the park with his adult son

A worryingly big portion of the senior citizens begins to live a life of recluse when they reach a certain age. They retreat from society and they waste their days away, waiting for their inevitable death. This is indeed a gloomy view towards life and one that should be changed if old people are to be happier.

Tips and tools for senior care

smiling caregiver accompanying elderly woman in a wheelchair

There are situations in which people have to care for an older person close to them. This situation is very rewarding, but it can also be difficult too. Obviously, every case is different and it is closely related to the needs, ailments and other things that the elderly may be experiencing. If you find yourself in a situation like this, you should know that there are some elder care tools and tips that can help. The tips found in this article will help you in any situation.

Keeping the elderly safe in their homes

happy elderly man sitting on a coach with a smiling caregiver

Children, regardless of their age, love their parents. Of course, these feelings are mutual. However, there are situations when parents are becoming older and they are not in the same health condition as before making them targets for criminals.

Attractive physical activities for enhancing senior health

Even moderate physical activity and exercise can provide significant improvement of the health of the elderly. There are many people who don’t like exercising and many older people believe that they should rest now that they are retired, but that’s not right.

Tips for getting up and down the stairs safely and easily

Back pain, knee pain, restricted mobility, balance issues and few other health problems can make even the simplest tasks like getting up and down the stairs difficult. According to many experts, the simplest way to avoid these problems is to use straight stairlifts. In case you’ve got stairs that come with the simplest design (up and down style), it is very likely that you can install a stairlift easily and quickly.

Healthy seasonal vegetables and fruits for seniors

As you are probably aware, eating vegetables and fruits in large quantities on a daily basis is important for our health in general. Opting for locally grown seasonal produce is a good way to support the local economy. In addition, it’s good for the environment. Obviously, this type of food is good for the health of senior citizens too. Now let’s highlight the best healthy seasonal fruits and veggies for seniors.