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How Do You Know if It’s Alzheimer’s or Simply Age?

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | November 07, 2018

Senior Care in Vienna VA: Alzheimer's or Simply Age

Brighthope Homecare Shares An Endearing Senior Poem…

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | October 26, 2018

Caregiver in Lorton VA: This poem was shared by Dr. Janel Kam-Magruder in Volume 98 of the American Family Physician journal.

Preparing To Fund Your Long-Term Healthcare Needs

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | October 25, 2018

Home Care in Lorton VA: According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2016 the average cost of a semiprivate room in a nursing home was $6,844 per month or $82,128 per year.

Should Your Elderly Loved One Get a Mammogram?

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | October 18, 2018

Elderly Care in Woodbridge VA: Senior Mammogram

Elderly Care in Woodbridge VA: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means you are likely thinking about your parent’s risk for this disease, and how you can help them to be proactive about their health, and their risk. A mammogram is a screening used to detect changes in the breast that could indicate the presence of cancer.

Tips for Improving Your Senior’s Oral Health

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | October 04, 2018

Caregiver in Woodbridge VA: Senior's Oral Health

Caregiver in Woodbridge VA: Taking care of your parent’s health is one of your most important priorities as a family caregiver. There are many ways you can do this, but one of the simplest and most accessible is to take care of their

Four Tips for Dealing with Constipation in an Aging Adult

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | September 21, 2018

Homecare in Fairfax VA: Dealing with Constipation

Homecare in Fairfax VA: Constipation is more common than you might think in older adults. Here’s what you need to know.

Tips for Helping Your Senior Manage Stress to Reduce Psoriasis

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | September 07, 2018

Caregiver in Fairfax VA: Reduce Stress Psoriasis

Caregiver in Fairfax VA: Psoriasis is a skin disorder that impacts more than seven million people throughout the United States, and more than 125 million around the world. This condition is characterized by a skin lifestyle that is much faster than it should be, which results in the skin cells building up on the surface.

Can Bullying Affect Your Parents?

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | August 23, 2018

Elder Care in Mclean VA: Bullying Affects On Your Parents

Elder Care in Mclean VA: There’s a tendency to think of bullying as something that happens in school. Recent news articles have brought bullying among seniors to light.

Tips for Reviewing Your Parent’s Home During National Safe at Home Week

By Valerie VanBooven RN BSN | August 08, 2018

Home Care Services in Burke VA: National Safe at Home Week

Home Care Services in Burke VA: August 20th through 24th is National Safe at Home Week. As a family caregiver, this is the ideal opportunity for you to review your parents home and ensure that it is equipped properly to keep your senior safe and secure as they age in place.

Each Day Seems to Get Worse Than the Previous as a Caregiver: How Can You Manage and Reduce Stress?

By Dr. Uchechi Wosu Isirimah – Owner | July 17, 2018

Home Health Care in Burke VA: Reduce Caregiver Stress

Home Health Care in Burke VA: This wasn’t how things were supposed to turn out. As a caregiver for your elderly parent, because you lived right down the road from them this seemed like a reasonable option.