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How To Manage Multiple Chronic Health Conditions

Published By mktagrp9 on September 27, 2022
A senior man of African descent is indoors in a hospital room. He is watching his female doctor using a tablet computer. She is explaining a medication schedule to him.

Did you know that many seniors are living with three or more chronic health conditions? Some of the most common include diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, heart disease, and osteoporosis, all of which require different treatment plans and different medications. Managing multiple health issues means that you have to become your own advocate, from monitoring… Continue reading How To Manage Multiple Chronic Health Conditions

Your Diet and Parkinson’s disease

Published By mktagrp9 on September 13, 2022
Senior couple preparing salad in kitchen

Did you know there is research that demonstrates a link between diet modifications and being able to better control symptoms of Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s is a common degenerative neurological disorder that affects around one million people in America, most of them over the age of 60. It’s recommended that seniors who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s… Continue reading Your Diet and Parkinson’s disease

Objects in Motion, Stay in Motion

Published By mktagrp9 on September 7, 2022
Portrait of nurse and senior patient doing exercise at home

Newton’s first law of motion is true for everything and everyone – and seniors are no exception. If you want to continue to maintain your mobility, you need to keep moving! Here are a few easy exercises to help keep you fit and mobile from our team of home health aides at UMC HomeWorks. Benefits… Continue reading Objects in Motion, Stay in Motion

Thyroid Awareness Month: Signs, Prevention Tips and Treatments for Seniors

Published By mktagrp9 on January 4, 2022

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, which means it’s an ideal time to support awareness about thyroid disease in seniors. Here is our guide to thyroid disease from our home health aides in NJ, which include signs, prevention tips, and treatments.  What is the thyroid? The thyroid is a small gland that sits low on the… Continue reading Thyroid Awareness Month: Signs, Prevention Tips and Treatments for Seniors

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