When to have the conversation about in-home care
It’s not easy to have that dreaded conversation with an aging parent — you know, the one that begins “we have to get you some help.”READ THE REST
Talking to a doctor
How well patients and doctors talk to each other is one of the most important parts of getting good health care. Unfortunately, talking to a doctor isn’t always easy. . . .READ THE REST
What is COPD?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a progressive lung disease in which the airways of the lungs become damaged, making it hard to breathe. . . .READ THE REST
What is a heart attack?
A heart attack happens when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can’t get enough oxygen.READ THE REST
Care & Comfort at Home honored to be a VA preferred provider
Care & Comfort at Home is honored to have been named a “Preferred Provider” for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). . . .READ THE REST
Older people and depression
Depression is more than just feeling sad or blue. It is a common but serious mood disorder that needs treatment. . . .READ THE REST
Considering long-term care
Long-term care involves a variety of services designed to meet a person’s health or personal care needs during a short or long period of time. . . .READ THE REST
Sleep and aging: Addressing the inevitable changes
We all look forward to a good night’s sleep. Sleep allows our body to rest and to restore its energy levels. Without enough restful sleep, not only can we become grumpy and irritable, but we can also be inattentive and more prone to accidents. Like food and water, adequate sleep is essential to good health and quality of life. . . .READ THE REST