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How to Stay Active During the Winter Months

Posted by Funda Fernandez in Health & Lifestyle

As fall and winter roll around, it can become a challenge to find the motivation and methods to stay active. The days are shorter, colder, and rain or snow may prevent you from going outdoors. It takes some creativity to get the exercise necessary to remain healthy.

Maintaining physical activity is important for everyone, but especially vital for older adults. The need to maintain physical fitness increases as we age. Daily exercise not only keeps you healthy, but it also helps you lead a happier life throughout your retirement years. 

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Flu Season is Coming: Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine

Posted by Laura Silverstein in Health & Lifestyle

Flu season is upon us once again. This is the perfect time to prepare and protect yourself and those around you against this nasty virus. In the healthcare industry, we know the importance of staying healthy and happy, so this is the perfect opportunity for us to explain why getting your flu shot is so important.

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Medicare to Medicaid: A How-To Guide

Posted by True Care Staff in Health & Lifestyle

Here’s a question we get asked a lot via Live Chat, “I need a home health aide for my loved one but they only have Medicare, not Medicaid. Can you help?”

The short answer is, “Yes, we can.”

At True Care, our intake specialists are trained to handle these unique cases. For the purposes of this blog, we turned to our Director of Business Development, Michael Kleinman for answers. We asked Michael what happens when someone comes in asking for home care services, they need an HHA to come to their home, but they have Medicare, not Medicaid.

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Changing the Way We Care for Your Loved Ones

Posted by Laura Silverstein in Health & Lifestyle

True Care has come a long way over the years. Our mission is to provide quality home health care by upholding the highest care standards and empowering innovation to make a positive impact. With a passion for empathy, we embrace a diverse environment and promote individual growth to reach the needs of the community and our clients.

How we accomplish this can be seen in our day-to-day interaction with our clients.  One of the most prominent values we continually uphold is our respect for diversity. Cultural preferences are very important to us. Here’s why:

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Your Home Care Service Options

Posted by True Care Staff in Health & Lifestyle

If you are considering home care as a solution for either yourself or the care of a loved one, you likely have many questions about your service options. There is much to take into consideration when choosing the right care plan. Our staff is trained to customize and design a care plan that is perfect for our clients’ needs. Below are just a few examples of the types of service options best suited for the most common scenarios. Please be advised that these are general examples and, should you have questions regarding your specific case, you will need to contact our staff for more detailed assistance.

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Fall Risks: 8 Steps to Prevent Injury in the Home

Posted by Laura Silverstein in Health & Lifestyle

Each year, 3 million seniors are treated in emergency rooms for fall injuries.¹ Research shows that only half of those who have experienced a recent fall will inform their doctor. If you are 65 or older, it is very important to not only tell your doctor if you have had a fall but evaluate your environment with the help of a loved one or caregiver to determine what can be done to reduce said risk in the home.

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