A Life-span Perspective On Aging

By: Ashli Abernathy, LPC Taking the life-span perspective on aging can positively influence our mental health and benefit future generations. Aging is typically associated with negative stereotypes and health issues. Still, a growing amount of research is supporting the life-span perspective on development by highlighting the positive aspects of aging that can help us understand […]

We are on a mission!

We are on a mission! A mission we are passionate about. A mission that we must all work together to achieve. A mission that’s worth fighting for. What? Increasing Caregiver Wages! Too many Elderly and low-income Texans are facing a massive crisis regarding accessing personal home care services. Due to the low reimbursement and pay […]

Why Seniors Are Vulnerable to Heat

Seniors’ bodies don’t cope as well with heat as younger people’s bodies do, making them more vulnerable to all sorts of heat-related illnesses. With Spring quickly approaching, we’re shining a light on the potential hazards of the hotter months and discussing what older adults can do to protect themselves. Seniors are vulnerable to heat for […]

Amazing Caregivers and their Heroic Actions

Being a caregiver is a calling that requires an enormous commitment of time, energy, and love. During the recent winter storms that affected most of Texas, Outreach caregivers demonstrated this devotion to helping the most vulnerable in our communities. While most Texans were able to stay warm at home, Outreach Health caregivers were hard at […]

Best Self-Care Tips for Seniors

Aging is what we make it. For some, the limited mobility and reduced performance that come with age sound intimidating, but there are steps you can take to help you age gracefully. To set yourself on the right track, taking care of your well-being is best started sooner rather than later. Self-care is critical for […]

How to stay heart healthy!

Do you love your daily stroll around the park or your neighborhood to look at the birds and smell the flowers in bloom? Well, that’s perfect because here’s a bonus:  Walking may be all the exercise you need to keep your heart healthy. Just one hour of walking burns approximately 300 calories! While every step […]

Easy Recipes for Elderly

A caregiver’s daily routine is packed with activities that range from caring for the elderly to keeping the house clean. Keeping the environment safe is a huge task, and when it comes to taking care of their diet, many caregivers end up neglecting themselves. What they need are quick meal prep ideas to make their […]

Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Senior in Your Life?

Valentine’s Day is not just for couples; it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection for their loved ones, including your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives, or family members. Valentine’s Day is the perfect way to spend quality time with your senior loved ones. They also need to know they are loved, appreciated, and […]

Outreach receives 2023 Best of Home Care and Provider of Choice Award!

Outreach Health Care is thrilled to announce today that it has received the 2023 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award and the 2023 Best of Home Care® – Employer of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. This award is granted only to the top-ranking home care providers based on client and caregiver […]

Stress Relief Techniques for Caregivers

Many caregivers end up ignoring their own health and needs because they are busy caring for others. Caregiver stress is one of the primary reasons why caregivers feel exhausted, depressed, or overwhelmed. Caregivers take on many tasks and those chores can range from shopping, helping with bathing, dressing, monitoring medicines and accompanying them for doctors’ […]