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. […]

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:  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 […]

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 […]