Insights

 

Today is an extraordinary day here at Outreach, and I believe it’s essential to shine a spotlight on the remarkable achievements we are celebrating. We are honoring qualities such as hard work, passion, perseverance, kindness, and above all, Longevity. Throughout the years, Outreach has navigated numerous twists and turns on our journey of growth. We’ve […]

How Brain Games Keep The Mind Active

Keeping seniors’ physical and mental health in check is always important as we get vulnerable with age. Regardless of conditions, people crave connection and someone. What are Brain Games? While a physical fitness regimen aids the brain to function correctly, seniors might need more to keep their brains sharp. Here, brain games come into play. […]

A Therapist’s Guide to Help You Access Self-care and Wellbeing for Yourself or Others

We want to recognize Mental Health Month as an important observance dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and promoting mental wellness. There are several apps available that can assist individuals in managing their mental health and well-being. Here are a few notable ones: By: Ashli Abernathy, M.Ed., LPC Free Resources for Self-Care and Wellbeing: […]

Certified Great Place to Work Company!

Outreach Health is Certified as a Great Place to Work® Richardson, TX – Great Place to Work Institute and its senior care partner Activated Insights have honored Outreach Health with certification as a Great Place to Work. The certification process involved surveying 100% of employees from across our locations and evaluating more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on […]

Happy Nurses Week!

Once viewed as lowly doctors’ assistants, nurses are now recognized as highly specialized professionals with a wide range of skills. Becoming a nurse requires years of study, extreme focus, and dedication. This versatile career with dozens of specialties is a crucial link between patients and doctors. The advent of modern nursing is credited to Florence […]

Anxious in America

If you were a fan of the show ‘Frasier’ in the 90s starring Kelsey Grammar, then you’ll probably remember that oft-told line from the show:  “This is Dr. Frasier Crane wishing you all good mental health.” Each April, we recognize this month as ‘National Counseling Month’ across America. Though highlighted in April, it is a reminder that every day is […]

Raise State Rates for Home Caregivers

John David Ball has served as chief executive officer of Outreach Health since 2019. He wrote this for The Dallas Morning News.   Link to Dallas Morning News article: https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2023/04/21/raise-state-rates-for-home-caregivers/  For nearly 50 years, my family has worked hard to care for vulnerable Texans in the comfort of their homes. During those decades, my father’s small […]

Taking care as the caregiver

If you are a caregiver, you are more vulnerable to adverse effects on your health. The Rosalynn Carter Institute (RCI) for Caregivers, named after the former First Lady of the United States and founder, makes a case that the effects of caregiving are so profound that it should be addressed as a public health issue […]

Easter Holiday Activities for Seniors and Family

Easter Holiday Activities for Seniors and Family Celebrating the Easter holidays is a special time for families. People look forward to spending time with their loved ones, arranging family gatherings, and engaging in fun activities. Easter-themed arts and crafts from grandkids: Kids will love this creative activity. Help them complete a creative task like painting […]