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Stroke Awareness Month: Understanding the Signs and Prevention

May is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the risk factors, symptoms, and prevention of stroke. Let’s learn what this month means and how we can protect ourselves and our loved ones. What is Stroke Awareness Month? Stroke Awareness Month is observed annually in the United States during the month of May. […]

Assisting Clients with Visual Impairment or Blindness

Visual Impairment and Blindness can cause daily activities to be very challenging. Let’s discuss some tips and tricks for helping your loved one manage their vision loss while still maintaining their independence.   General Tips: Keep a daily routine.  Allow for as much independence as possible.  Use adaptive devices such as large print phones, calendars […]

What is Sundowning?

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How can you help care for your loved one experiencing sundowning?  The term “sundowning” is used to describe the time period in the evenings for people diagnosed with dementia to become more confused. Sundowning is a syndrome caused by dementia, not its own disease. Sundowning can continue into the night, making it hard for people […]

February is American Heart Month

By living a healthy lifestyle, you can lower your risk for heart disease. Choose healthy food and drinks. Prepare meals that are low in sodium and unhealthy fats. Get regular physical exercise. A brisk 30-minute walk daily would help decrease your risk for heart disease. Take charge of your medical conditions. Take your medications as […]

Home Care Plus is hosting a Hiring Event!

Caregiver/CNA/Home Health Aide Hiring Event on Friday, 2/2 and Monday, 2/5 from 10am-3pm in Mt Pleasant, SC!!  Find Your Opportunity!  Join Home Care Plus at the HIRING EVENT being held in Charleston, SC!  Date: Friday, 2/2 and Monday 2/5  Time: 10AM – 3PM  Home Care Plus  2040 eWall St  Mt Pleasant, SC 29464  2nd Floor […]

How Seniors Can Stay Safe in the Winter

Winter Safety Tips Limit how much you use space heaters. Make sure space heaters are at least 3 feet away from anything that might catch fire.    Take extra precautions to prevent falls.   Make sure steps and walkways are clear before you walk.   Wear shoes with non-skid soles.   Have your walkways cleared of snow.   Keep your […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 1 in 8 women in the United States may develop breast cancer. Here are a few ways you can support a loved one with breast cancer: Send them a note to let them know you are thinking of them. Allow them to express their feelings and talk about […]

World Alzheimer’s Day

Did you know more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease?     Alzheimer’s Disease vs. Dementia In the medical world, the terms “Alzheimer’s” and “Dementia” are often used interchangeably. However, they refer to two different things. Dementia is a category of symptoms where Alzheimer’s Disease is a specific disease. According to Healthline, […]

National Senior Health and Fitness Day

Join Home Care Plus in Celebrating National Senior Health and Fitness Day on May 31st, 2023. The last Wednesday of May is National Senior Health and Fitness Day. May 31st is a day to come together and focus on getting seniors more active, healthy and independent. Preventative measures are always important in preserving health and well-being […]

Women’s Heart Week Keeps Raising Awareness

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In-Home Care North Charleston SC-Women’s Heart Week falls from February 1st to the 7th, and it’s also there to raise awareness. It’s more important than ever as heart disease is increasing.

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