Archive for the ‘CarePro Home Care’ Category

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 […]


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 […]


Keeping Your Aging Parents Safe at Home

Posted on: June 27th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

Did you know that one out of every three people over the age of 65 experiences a fall at least once a year? Knowing that your parents may be a part of that statistic is worrisome but not necessary. There is plenty that can be done to help the elderly, even if they live alone […]


A Corridor Couple Shares Their Story

Posted on: March 29th, 2016 by Emily LeGrand

CarePro is used to dealing with challenging situations, and this one was no different. Mark was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic esophageal cancer in June 2015. Mark and his fiancé Alicia, both being totally blind, weren’t sure how they were going to deal with it. They were beginning to feel like they were fighting the […]


4 Tips for More Safety in the Bathroom

Posted on: January 24th, 2016 by CarePro Blogger

New beginnings, New Year’s resolutions and bathroom safety – that’s what we celebrate in the month of January.  For National Bathroom Safety Month, and to help make your home safer in 2016, CarePro Health Services is giving you 4 quick and easy tips to start in your bathroom today! Keep your bathroom door unlocked If […]


3 Key Products for Fall Prevention in Older Adults

Posted on: September 8th, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are easily the leading cause for both fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults.  What causes these falls?  As we age, our muscles weaken, our reflexes get slower and we have pain where there wasn’t pain before. All of these common symptoms of aging lead […]


3 Daily Tips for Heart Health

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by CarePro Blogger

To wrap up National Heart month, we’d like to share this short list of tips to care for your heart every day: 1. Get aerobic exercise. Walk, run, bike or swim- it’s all good for your heart. Aerobic exercise benefits you by maximizing the amount of oxygen in your blood and increasing blood flow to you […]


On the Road Again: Managing Diabetes While Traveling

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Traveling with diabetes can be difficult, but a little planning will ease your mind and make the trip more enjoyable. Before you leave, see your doctor to make sure your numbers are under control. While you’re there, ask your doctor for the following items: A letter that explains what you need to do for your […]


Tips for People who Don’t Enjoy the Holidays

Posted on: November 23rd, 2014 by CarePro Blogger

Some people LOVE the holidays; the decorations, the shopping and the feasting are a welcome hustle and bustle every year. But not everyone looks forward to the holidays- and that’s OK. If you’re not a holiday person, use these simple tips to help get you through the season without stressing yourself to the max. Keep […]


Corridor Seniors Give Back!

Posted on: August 14th, 2014 by carepro

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan deemed August 14 National Senior Citizens Day to honor the contributions of senior citizens to society. Senior citizens are a valuable part of communities in the Corridor. Their contributions provide much needed assistance and opportunities for their families, friends and neighbors that may be otherwise unavailable. Corridor seniors have ample […]