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How Can Pets Reduce Caregiver Stress?

Caregivers in Frisco, TX – The Invaluable Relationship Between Seniors and Their Pets Extends to Caregivers As Well For most of his life, Larry had pets. When he was a kid, his parents didn’t allow him to have a cat or dog. He did have a couple of goldfish and he took care of them extremely […]

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Dallas CSA Leaders Network

The Dallas CSA Leaders Network held their monthly meeting November 18, 2014, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Legacy Texas Title, located at 3512 Preston Road, Suite 200, Plano, Texas 75093. Our guest speaker was Natalie Garry, Nurse Practioner, from UT Southwestern Medical Center Division of Geriatrics. Natalie Garry detailed some of the various programs UT […]

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Know the Common Causes of Falls to Improve Senior Safety

Senior Care in Frisco, TX – Make Changes to Your Senior Parent’s Home and Lifestyle to Reduce the Risk of a Devastating Fall Every year seniors suffer from falls resulting in broken bones requiring surgical procedures to correct injuries. Some injuries sustained during falls lead to serious complications. Falls are the leading preventable cause for seniors […]

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The Benefits of a Liquid Diet for Seniors with Digestive Conditions

Home Care in Plano TX

Home Care in Plano, TX – For Seniors with Digestive Issues, a Liquid Diet may just be the Answer Seniors who suffer from uncomfortable digestive-related illnesses and disorders like colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face few options when symptoms appear. First-hand treatments like steroids can be beneficial, but they are often […]

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Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Conference: Focus on the Care Partner

Second Family Home Care was proud to attend the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Conference on November 5, 2014. The conference was held at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church located at 9200 Inwood Road in Dallas, TX. This local conference was put on by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Dallas Chapter and attendees were in excess of 100 […]

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What to Do When Caring for a Senior Parent Becomes Overwhelming

Elderly Care in Plano, TX

Elderly Care in Plano, TX – When You Don’t Know How You’ll Handle it All, Home Care Services can Help Written by Alan S., a son providing elderly care for his ailing father. I am a construction engineer and have been doing this work for 15 years. I have more than 30 men working for […]

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Second Family Home Care of Plano, TX Announces New Executive Member to Join the Second Family Home Care Team!!

Release Date: November 6, 2014 Second Family Home Care, LLC Contact Person:  Lou Metoyer 1400 Preston Rd, Ste 400 Plano, Texas 75093 Office: 972-347-0700 www.secondfamilyhc.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Plano, Texas – 11/06/14) Second Family Home Care is pleased to announce Tim Powell as their new Director of Marketing.  Tim comes with over 20 years of […]

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What Time is It? Running Late for Senior Care and Why this is a Bad Habit

Senior Care in Plano, TX – By Not Valuing Your Senior Loved One’s Time, You Could Be Putting them in Danger It’s Monday morning and even though your alarm went off more than two hours ago, you push the snooze, or thought you did, and ended up over sleeping. You wake up in a jolt […]

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Second Family Home Care Participates in the 25th Annual Fall Forum for the Dallas Area Gerontological Society

Second Family Home Care was proud to participate in the 25th Annual Fall Forum for the Dallas Area Gerontological Society (DAGS). The Forum was held October 16, 2014, from 8:00 to 4:00 at the Fellowship Bible Church in Dallas. The Forum theme was “The Aging ®Evolution: It’s Gonna be Alright” with topics addressing the current […]

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Exercising the Mind is Good for Caregivers and Seniors Alike

Caregivers in Plano, TX

Caregivers in Plano, TX – Keep Your Mind Sharp and Healthy The family caregiver spends so much time and effort taking care of someone else they often neglect themselves. This applies to physical, mental and emotional health. If you want to learn more about keeping your mental health in tip-top shape, keep reading. Busy people […]

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