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Bright Home Health Care your source for quality home health services
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What Is “Sundowning” ?

#Aging #HealthCare
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How to Spot a Stroke in the Elderly

The following are things to look out for to know if your elderly loved one is having a stroke:

• Drooping in one side of the face

• Weakness in the arms

• Slurred speech

• Sudden loss of balance

• Numbness

If you spot these signs, call 991 immediately. Early treatment can help raise your loved one’s chances of surviving a stroke. Meanwhile, we at Bright Home Health Care can assist your loved one in recovering from a stroke. Message us or comment below for more details.

#Stroke #Signs #HomeCare
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Wearing the Right Clothing

The Texan climate can vary wildly from scalding hot to freezing cold in different places and different times of the day. Wearing the right clothing will be important for your senior loved one to cope with changes in the weather. Check what your loved one is wearing right now!

#HomeCare #Climate #SeniorCare
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Avoiding Noonday Heat

Your senior loved ones usually have a hard time adjusting to the outdoor heat. If you are planning any outdoor activities with them, consider how hot the sun can get during noonday hours. Outdoor activities are best done before 10 AM and after 5 PM, as the day is much cooler around these times.

#HealthCare #SeniorCare #Outdoor
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How Much Sleep Does Your Senior Loved One Get?

Did you know that seniors need about seven to nine hours of sleep a day, just like young adults do? Getting enough sleep allows the body to rebuild itself. This is why it’s important to help your loved one get a good night’s rest.

#Sleep #HealthCare #SeniorCare
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What’s Great About Home Health Care?

When you discuss getting home health care with your aged loved ones, it helps to tell them about its advantages. Here are some of the things you can talk about to convince them to get home health care services:

- They get to stay close with their loved ones while getting medical treatment.

- They have more freedom to do what they want.

- They can get care plans that suit their preferences.

- Family and friends can join in on addressing their care needs.

#HomeHealthCare #Seniors
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Exercises in Bed

Even though your loved one is bedridden, he or she can still get exercise. Our physical therapist can help him or her perform therapeutic exercises according to his or her needs and capabilities.

#PhysicalTherapy #Exercise #HealthCare
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Common Misconceptions About Sports Injury
 
Acquaint yourself with these few injury misconceptions to keep your personal safety:
“The better player you become, the lesser your risk for injuries.” Even when you’re careful, some injuries are effects of the accidents others cause. 
 
“They’re only joint pains.” Don’t ignore joint pains, for the longer it lasts, the worse the hazards. 
 
“It’ll only need rest to heal.” Some injuries are too serious that therapy is required. If this becomes real to you, consider getting services from Bright Home Health Care.

#CommonMisconceptions #SportsInjury #HomeHealth
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How Chronic Illness Affects Emotions
 
Chronic illnesses not only affect the mind and body; they also have the power to dictate the emotions. The following can be inevitable feelings of the chronically ill:

Worries
A lot of uncertainties about health can slip through the person’s heart. Not knowing what to do best becomes disturbing.
 
Fears
Some of these fears include not being able to recover, living with a shorter lifespan, and seemingly frightening medical treatments.
 
Intimidations
The person can feel less than others for being unwell. 
Has a chronic illness won over your heart?

#BrightHomeHealthCare #ChronicIllness #Emotions
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4 Different Messages That Muscle Pains Deliver

#DifferentMessages #PainsDeliver #MusclePains
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