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Second Family Home Care Supports Texas Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders in Fundraising for The Longest Day!!

Second Family Home Care was proud to participate in The Longest Day with Dr. Kerwin and her wonderful staff at Texas Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders. The Longest Day symbolizes what a person with dementia and their family caregiver(s) endure every day in dealing with this terrible disease. Second Family Home Care, Owner – Becca Metoyer and […]

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How to Help Seniors Stay Safe in the Summer

help keep seniors safe in the summer in-home care in plano texas

It’s that time again: time to find ways to help seniors stay safe in the summer heat. Those temperatures are creeping into the 70s in Plano and the Texas sun is due to be sweltering soon. As much as the hot weather is a hassle for us, it can be doubly so for the seniors […]

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5 Healthy Habits for Elderly Individuals Aging In Place

healthy habits for elderly individuals aging in place

The key to successfully aging in place is to maintain relatively good health. When your loved one starts to suffer health issues, their ability to function and care for themselves (even part of the time) is significantly decreased. There’s no miracle pill they can take to remain healthy. Staying well long into your later years […]

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Exercises for the Elderly—Chair Yoga Decreases Pain and Could Improve Brain Function

Chair Yoga is just one of the excellent exercises for the elderly you can help your loved one do to stay healthy in mind and body

You know what they say about bodies at rest. . . beyond the adage, there may be a lot of truth in that statement. More and more scientific research is pointing to a direct link between physical fitness and longevity in older adults. In addition, multiple studies have shown that increasing physical activity can have […]

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Terri Wozniak – Employee of the Year!!!

Huge congrats to Second Family Home Care’s Terri Wozniak for receiving 2016 Employee of the Year! Terri started working for Second Family Home Care in in January 2016 as a caregiver. She was extremely dependable, was never late and never called out, not even once. Clients she worked for consistently gave her praise and consistently asked for her […]

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Year Round Healthy Resolutions for Elderly Individuals

resolutions for seniors

The coming of the New Year is a great time for everyone to set healthy resolutions for themselves and elderly individuals should be no exception to that rule. By setting a few simple guidelines to live by elderly individuals can be happier and healthier year round. But it’s important for family caregivers to remember older […]

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Could Yogurt Help Alzheimer’s Caregivers Combat this Disease?

Alzheimer's Caregivers may find a friend in probiotics

Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating disorder that affects an estimated 5.4 million people in America, most of whom are 65-years-old or older. While millions of dollars are being spent on Alzheimer’s research, to date scientists have been hard pressed to uncover treatments that actually combat the mental decline associated with the disease. However, interesting new […]

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Murder Mystery Dinner

The cast of “Murder in Sin City”  elated to find out the identity of the killer!.  Looks like everyone had a really good time for a great cause (Elderly Providers of Collin County), including our marketing director, Rhonda Jones.

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Social Media’s Surprising Effect on the Elderly

The benefitial relationship between the elderly and social media

Joke all you want about elderly and social media (technology in general even) but don’t discount the potential benefits online social interaction may hold for aging individuals. In fact, social sites like Facebook and Twitter do have measurable effects on your loved one’s mental and physical health. Ask anyone who attempted to get their grandparents […]

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Second Family Home Care Welcomes New Marketing Director!

We are so thrilled to have Rhonda Jones, Director of Marketing as an addition to our team! Rhonda comes to us with a background in insurance and geriatric dentistry.  She is also a certified health coach and has expertise in nutrition and helping formulate a balanced diet to combat illness and increase energy.  Her love […]

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