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Baby Boomers and a Growing Concern for a Dangerous Liver Disease

Home Care Services in Plano, TX – Hepatitis C is on the Rise and Baby Boomers are Encouraged to Get Tested Mark was born in 1949 and throughout most of his life he was relatively healthy. As he aged, just like almost every other person his age, he began to experience numerous health challenges. The older […]

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Assessing Your Loved One’s Home Care Needs Sooner than Later

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Elder Care in Frisco, TX – Can You Provide the Care they Need, or will You Need Some Help? It starts out slowly at first, then months or years have gone by before you notice your mom is depending a lot more on you, needing more of your time and not remembering things as well as […]

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Second Family Home Care Hosts December Birthday’s at The Bristol at Buckingham in Richardson, Texas

Second Family Home Care was honored to be able to host the December birthday’s for the residents of The Bristol at Buckingham in Richardson, Texas. It was quite the celebration with a huge birthday cake and Blue Bell ice cream! Our Director of Marketing, Tim Powell entertained the residents with a medley of Christmas carols. […]

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Former Senator Florence Shapiro Speaks at the Plano Chamber of Commerce Women’s Division Holiday Luncheon

Second Family Home Care attended a festive affair of The Plano Chamber of Commerce Women’s Division luncheon on December 10, 2014, at Gleneagles Country Club in Plano, Texas. The key note speaker was business professional and Former Senator, Florence Shapiro. Among other interests, Mrs. Shapiro is now the Executive Director of Collin County Business Alliance. […]

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Holiday Fun with Second Family Home Care

What were the names of the Three Kings who visited Baby Jesus? What popular Christmas song contains the line “All is calm, all is bright?” What famous author wrote “A Christmas Carol?” These were some of the questions asked as Second Family Home Care held a Christmas Trivia Game at the Villagio Memory Care Community […]

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Five Phrases to Remember as a Home Care Provider

Home Care in Frisco, TX – Keep these Ideas in Mind when Approaching any Caregiving Challenge Being a home care provider is a great responsibility. There are many things you can do to help prepare for home care. Sometimes, just repeating a phrase or two as part of preparation or reminders can have numerous benefits. […]

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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

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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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