Health and Wellness

February is American Heart Month

2020-02-05T16:20:54-05:00

It’s no secret February is all about hearts — but not just the candy kind. It’s also American Heart Month, a time the nation turns its attention to keeping families and communities free from heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans. The federally designated event reinforces the importance of heart health and the need [...]

February is American Heart Month2020-02-05T16:20:54-05:00

November Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

2019-11-18T16:18:18-05:00

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging. The greatest known risk factor is increasing age, and the majority of [...]

November Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month2019-11-18T16:18:18-05:00

National Diabetes Month

2019-11-06T19:41:50-05:00

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. Diabetes can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it’s not controlled. One in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the [...]

National Diabetes Month2019-11-06T19:41:50-05:00

October is National ADHD Month

2019-10-21T17:08:16-04:00

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting both children and adults. It is described as a “persistent” or ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that gets in the way of daily life or typical development. Individuals with ADHD may also have difficulties with maintaining attention, executive function (or the brain’s ability to begin an activity, organize [...]

October is National ADHD Month2019-10-21T17:08:16-04:00

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

2019-10-02T19:49:21-04:00

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which first began in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence as a Day of Unity to connect battered women’s advocates across the country. Domestic violence affects millions, both women and men, of every race, religion, culture and status. It’s not just punches and black eyes -- it’s [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month2019-10-02T19:49:21-04:00

PTSD Awareness Day 2019

2019-07-02T20:53:28-04:00

Today is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day June 27, 2019. Let's take time to inform our loved ones that though all wounds aren't visible, we are here to support no matter the condition. If you know someone who has been affected by defending our freedom Patricia Home Care is here to return [...]

PTSD Awareness Day 20192019-07-02T20:53:28-04:00

Patricia Goes Green for Greens

2019-03-28T16:40:41-04:00

Patricia Home Care went Green at the Go Green for Green's Seminar and Smoothie Making @Amara Place Senior Living where Rebecca Dillard emphasized continued focus on nutrition and wellness by consuming kale, kiwi and other green enriching super foods. That paired with excellent care from our staff at Patricia will ensure stronger years for your [...]

Patricia Goes Green for Greens2019-03-28T16:40:41-04:00