Archive for the ‘CarePro Healthy Living’ Category

6 Types of People that Can Benefit from Compression Therapy

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 by CarePro Blogger

What do pregnant women, frequent flyers and athletes all have in common? They can all benefit from compression therapy! Compression therapy refers to the use of a stocking that covers your foot up to your calves and can include your lower thighs. These garments aid in blood circulation, and are often prescribed to patients with […]

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Take it to Heart: How to Identify and Prevent Heart Attacks

Posted on: February 9th, 2017 by CarePro Blogger

The start of February often triggers the images of hearts, but this year it’s not just about romance. Every 43 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a heart attack. To spread awareness of the importance of early detection, CarePro recognizes American Heart Month by identifying crucial warning signs and utilizing key preventative measures to […]

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How CarePro Pharmacy Can Help This Flu Season

Posted on: December 20th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

With colder temperatures and snowy days, winter can bring plenty of problems including an increase in illness. Although the 2015-2016 flu season was milder than years past, it still can cause many complications for adults 50 years or older as well as those with a history of certain illnesses. To help you combat this risk, […]

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True or False: Workplace Wellness Can Benefit Your Company?

Posted on: December 13th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

For employers, keeping your workplace productive is the backbone of your company. It ensures profit, quality and improves your reputation. To get the most out of your employees, however, you must also invest in their well-being. By utilizing a workplace wellness program, you can help enhance health and productivity as well as improve morale. So […]

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3 Thanksgiving Tips for Visiting Aging Parents

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by VGM

Holidays bring the chance to reconnect with your loved ones but it can also be a stressful time for your aging relatives. If your family will be traveling this Thanksgiving, try these simple tips to identify potential problems and solutions for your aging loved ones. Identify potential problems: Clues around the house can provide insight […]

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Make Caregiving Easier with These Products and Services from CarePro

Posted on: November 11th, 2016 by VGM

  What does National Family Caregivers Month mean to you? At CarePro Health Services, we recognize the dedication of caregivers and salute these committed individuals throughout November. By adding safety products from CarePro Home Medical’s extensive catalog, you can ensure your loved one’s security while finding your own peace of mind. CarePro Pharmacy locations can […]

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One Out of Every Four Older Americans Are Hospitalized for a Fall—Don’t Be One Of Them

Posted on: October 19th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

Did you know that every 11 seconds, an Older American is admitted to the hospital due to a fall? It’s the number-one cause of injury for those older than 65, and can lead to hip fractures, traumatic brain injuries and broken bones. Furthermore, it carries a hefty price tag—the CDC estimates that the average cost […]

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8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 5th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

    Approximately one out of every eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during her life. While there is no way to completely eliminate your chances of getting cancer, there are some things women can do to decrease their risk: Breastfeed. We’ve all heard that “breast is best” for baby, but it has added […]

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How Can You Protect Your Family from Ticks?

Posted on: August 5th, 2016 by Emily LeGrand

Q. Our family is going camping in the woods this summer and I’m concerned about ticks. What can we do to stay safe? A. You are smart to be extra vigilant about ticks in warmer months (April through September), when they are most active. These tips should help: Avoid direct contact with ticks Avoid wooded […]

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Medication Safety: Proper Drug Disposal

Posted on: July 28th, 2016 by Emily LeGrand

If you have medications that you no longer need, be sure to follow the proper procedures when disposing of them. The following guidelines were developed to help reduce harm from accidental exposure or intentional misuse after medications are no longer needed: Follow any specific disposal instructions on the prescription drug labeling or patient information that […]

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