Archive for the ‘CarePro Home Care’ Category

Exercising and Outdoor Chores: Stay Safe During Extreme Cold

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 by carepro

While we all want to stay healthy with regular outdoor exercise, and many of us do outdoor chores, it just makes sense to take extra care during extreme weather. What constitutes extreme cold and its effects can vary across different areas of the country. In regions relatively unaccustomed to winter weather, near freezing temperatures are […]

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Are You Ready for Flu Season?

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by carepro

The end of summer signals many things: school starting back up, the leaves beginning to change, and flu season gearing up. The annual flu season usually peaks between December and early March, but can begin as early as October and go as late as May. Visit your local CarePro Pharmacy to get your flu shot […]

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Beat the (Extreme) Heat!

Posted on: July 18th, 2017 by Emily LeGrand

The team at CarePro Health Services cares deeply about you and your family’s health and wellness. We also want you to stay safe this summer and enjoy the outdoors. Summer heat can be dangerous. What health officials call “extreme heat” occurs when the temperature reaches excessively high levels or when the combination of heat and […]

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Important Tips for National Bath Safety Month

Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by CarePro Blogger

Every year, approximately 235,000 adults visit the hospital from injuries sustained in the bathroom. From this group, adults over the age of 65 cultivate the majority of the accidents. With the arrival of National Bath Safety Month, CarePro Home Medical wants to ensure you know the high-risk areas and how to guarantee your family has […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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