Top Concerns for Elderly Aging In Place

Home Care in McKinney, TX

According to statistics collected by AARP, almost 90% of elderly individuals say that they want to stay in their current home as they age, avoiding institutional settings like nursing homes or assisted living housing. However, staying at home can become more and more difficult as age or infirmity sets in. But with an adequate care […]

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Second Family Home Care Welcomes a New Year and a New Team Member!

Another great year is behind us and we have so much to look forward to in 2019! We are very proud to introduce everyone to the newest member of our team, Skylar de Brun. Skylar is our Director of Operations which means he will be working with our administrative team to ensure the continued service […]

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In Loving Memory

  It is with great sorrow that we morn the passing of one of the most wonderful clients we have ever had the pleasure of serving.  Nell Daniel passed away February 18, 2018. Nell lived to serve and encourage. She loved her Lord, her family, and her church and she will be missed by everyone […]

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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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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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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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Ten Summer Safety Tips for Seniors and the Elderly

10 summer safety tips for seniors

Summer is a wonderful time full of joy and excitement for many. But for aging individuals (especially those in parts of Texas) summer can be difficult. The heat can cause a host of health problems and make life miserable. But with a little planning and some simple steps you can make summer fun again for […]

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April is National Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

Nearly one million Americans are living with Parkinson’s Disease—a debilitating illness that can cause uncontrollable tremors, muscle rigidity, and bradykinesia (slowness of movement). While there is no known cure, a Parkinson’s diagnosis is not the end of the world. There are treatment options available and in home care can make life much easier for individuals […]

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How to Talk to Seniors You Love

How to talk to seniors

There comes a time in everyone’s life when the people who have taken care of us become the ones who need to be cared for. But how do we talk to seniors respectfully and still get the answers we need to help them? It can be uncomfortable carrying on these difficult conversations. We may feel […]

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