Caregiver Connections October 2014

Congratulations to Chronda Provost, Caregiver of the Year!

This prestigious award was presented to Ms. Provost at our 2014 SYNERGY HomeCare Annual Franchise Meeting last month., and represents the highest honor bestowed to a SYNERGY HomeCare Caregiver.  Ms. Provost was nominated by Mark Haselden and Hayley Sheeks representing SYNERGY HomeCare of Katy, TX.  For a copy of the actual client letter recognizing Ms. Provost's achievements, please read more here.

 

Why Should Caregivers Engage in Regular Exercise?

 If you want to provide your clients with great senior care services, then you'll want to be as healthy as possible. As a caregiver, you may find that you're more worried about your clients' physical fitness than your own. With that said, there are many reasons that you should engage in exercise, which can help to improve many aspects of your life.  

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Foods That Can Lower Your Client's Risk of Dementia

While it was previously believed that there wasn't much one could do to protect oneself against dementia and Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found a direct link between various goods and healthy brain activity. 

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Fun Fall Activities For Seniors

Fall is just around the corner and as the weather starts to cool off, your clients may be in search of activities that can keep them occupied now that they're indoors more often. There are plenty of fall crafts that are not only fun, but serve to provide valuable brain stimulation.

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Talk With Your Client About Getting A Flu Shot

Many of your clients may not know that it's a good idea for them to get a flu shot every year. Getting vaccinated is the best way your clients can protect themselves against the flu, even though flu shots themselves are not entirely risk-free.  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), even the healthiest of people can get sick when flu season arrives. Flu season often begins as early as October and can last until May.

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