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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
How to Help Aging Parents Without Overstepping Boundaries
Helping your aging parents just enough, but not too much, can make it tough to strike a balance that preserves your relationship and their independence as much as possible. If you’re not sure what to do, here are ways to help aging parents without overstepping boundaries: Know their relationship styles. Not all parents have the […]