The articles and tips in this section are written with thoughtfulness for the inspiring people we have had the honor of serving over the years. Please check back regularly for new topics of interest each month. Best wishes for health and wellness from the Axiom Home Care Family.
Page last reviewed: March 18, 2020 Content source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral DiseasesRead More
The American Heart Association states, “Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to muscles; and it helps make the muscles work more efficiently.”Read More
Successful Alzheimer caregiving requires patience, a calm controlled environment, and often creative thinking. Safety from wandering and impaired judgment is a common daily goal for many caregivers. Below are a few tips and tools that can help.Read More
COPD patients always notice their symptoms tend to flare up in the winter months. We want to make sure your COPD is controlled. Below are some tips that can help outsmart your COPD in the winter months. If you feel you need assistance in managing your symptoms, please talk to your doctor and he will determine. If homecare could be beneficial in managing your COPD symptoms.Read More
Maintaining nutrition on a softer consistency diet is important to good health. Foods that are easy to chew and swallow should include a nourishing variety from each food group so that mashed potatoes are not the only staple. Food processors and blenders are helpful kitchen tools. Jell-O accompanying meals can help food slide down easier.Read More
Flu vaccination has been shown to reduce the risk of flu illness and more serious flu outcomes that can result in hospitalization or even death in older people. While some people who get vaccinated may still get sick, flu vaccination has been shown in several studies to reduce severity of illness in those people.Read More
Early diagnosis and treatment can improve quality and length of life for people who have heart failure. Treatment usually involves taking medications, reducing sodium in the diet, and getting daily physical activity. People with heart failure also track their symptoms each day so that they can discuss these symptoms with their health care team.Read More