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Improving Breast Cancer Awareness for Seniors

The National Institute for Health recognizes breast cancer as one of the most deadly forms of cancer for American women between the ages of 45-85. As technology and health care have improved, the fatality rate for breast cancer has decreased. However, the number of new cases of breast cancer has increased steadily for years. Increasing […]

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Living with Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Throughout my high school years, the dean would typically end the morning announcements with the same reminder: to pursue “in all things, ladies and gentlemen, moderation.” But for young teenagers who smirked at any suggestions of restraint, his message was often lost in translation throughout the course of that very same day. Sometimes we need […]

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VIDEO: Why Choose A Place at Home?

Why Choose A Place at Home? Why Choose A Place at Home? Posted by A Place at Home, LLC – Omaha on Friday, May 22, 2015 About A Place at Home Our mission is to be an in-home care agency providing Compassionate Care delivered by Passionate Professionals who advocate for the health and wellness of those who […]

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What Are My Rights and Responsibilities As A Client?

If you have ever checked in at a hospital for an overnight stay, you may have had to sign some documents related to your “patient’s rights & responsibilities.” Your patient’s rights will include detailed instructions for how the hospital will administer your care. Typically, a hospital will also outline your responsibilities as a patient. While […]

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Failing Vision Tied to Higher Mortality Rates Among Seniors

While it may seem common for aging adults to experience a decline in eyesight, failing vision can put seniors at a dangerously higher mortality risk by complicating even the most basic parts of their daily routines. In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Ophthalmology, research suggests that the […]

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Tips to Interpret Your Cholesterol Readings for Seniors

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is an essential substance for growth and development that is produced naturally by the body in your liver. However, when you consume certain foods, you can introduce additional cholesterol into your body that can build up in the arterial walls. When this build up occurs, the cholesterol can harden, making it […]

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Private Caregivers Vs. In Home Care Company Caregivers

There is a lot of information out there about whether you should hire private caregivers vs. an agency. Here are some key issues to consider when deciding what route to take. A Place at Home Provides Agency Caregivers at Home What this means to our clients is that our caregivers are thoroughly screened including national […]

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Paying for Long-Term Care

Have you thought about how you might pay for long-term care? These are questions that many individuals ask themselves and below are a few solutions. There are many ways to pay for long-term care. Unfortunately, Medicare is not one of them. Medicare is an insurance offered to individuals 65 and over. It will help cover […]

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VIDEO: CEO Dustin Distefano Talks About Our RN Advocacy Program

R.N. Advocacy Program II CEO Dustin Distefano from A Place at Home explains how our approach provides realistic solutions to the major problems associated with typical senior living situations.Learn more: https://www.aplaceathome.com Posted by A Place at Home, LLC – Omaha on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 About A Place at Home Our mission is to be […]

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