Archive for the ‘CarePro Home Care’ Category

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Choose a Good Sunscreen

Posted on: June 16th, 2014 by carepro

Too much sun exposure can cause painful sunburns, premature skin aging and other health problems. Although moderate sun exposure is good for your body, too much exposure over time can lead to skin cancer. Protect yourself this summer with a high quality sunscreen from your local CarePro Pharmacy. The following ingredients are found in high-quality sunscreens: […]

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5 Tips for Better Sleep

Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by carepro 1 Comment

Sleep is a favorite hobby for many people, but it is also necessary for living a healthy, fulfilling life. Millions of Americans do not get enough sleep every night due to overwhelming schedules, imperfect sleep environments and sleep disorders. Symptoms of lack of sleep Most adults need around 8 hours of sleep per night to […]

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Four Ways to Prevent Falling at Home

Posted on: January 29th, 2014 by carepro

  Staying safe and healthy at home is likely one of your goals as you get older. However, one bad fall may compromise your independence. Falling at home can lead to serious injuries like broken bones or head trauma that may affect your ability to live independently. Falling is not something that “just happens” as […]

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