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Men's Health Week June 10-June 16

The week of June 10-June 16 is designated as International Men’s Health Week. This week brings awareness to men’s health issues as well as ways to encourage healthy life choices. For instance, we take this week to highlight the importance for men to go to the doctor, get regular checkups, and getting screen tested.

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

With June arriving, we start the summer honoring Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month.  Throughout this month people show their support and advocacy by wearing purple, the official color of the Alzheimer’s movement. Thousands of families and friends come together to show their support for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s.  Alzheimer’s is the only leading cause of death that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed, so we take this month to highlight the impact Alzheimer’s has on millions of people. 

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Easy Meal Tips for Seniors

We recently had the opportunity to attend a Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County presentation from their dieticians about health and nutrition for our seniors. As our family members age, appetites decline, and factors like illness, medication, or arthritis can affect ability, energy, and desire to prepare and eat nutritious meals. Plus, if your family member has dementia, using the stove is particularly dangerous, so these tips require no heating or use a microwave.

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May Is National Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month is observed every May aims to increase the public awareness about the warning signs of stroke, symptoms of a stroke, stroke prevention, and the impact of stroke on survivors, families and caregivers.

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Your Loved One Has Arthritis. Does That Mean They Need Help?

Arthritis is painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Unfortunately, arthritis affects roughly around 50% of people who are 65 years or older. It can affect any joint in the body, and, in extreme cases, can lead to unbearable pain.

We understand the prevalence and degrees of severity of arthritis, as well as the tremendous pain it can cause, particularly as your loved ones simply try to go about their daily lives.

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Overture New Team Members Spring 2019

As we look for new, great ways to serve our clients and their families, Overture continues to add wonderful colleagues to our team to fill new roles and streamline processes. We may be biased, but we have the best team in the business! Please meet our new colleagues.

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2018 Overture Home Care Impact Report

When you have the opportunity to do fulfilling, meaningful work, it’s always going to make for a great year, and still, 2018 was one of our best yet. We were able to care for more individuals than ever before, which means that we were able to employ and train more care aides, as well as invest in our communities. Want to see more about our 2018 impact? Check out our report.

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March Is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. While nutrition is important for everyone, it's particularly critical for our seniors - appetites decline, health issues can dictate dietary restrictions, and medications can cause challenges. Overture ensures that our clients eat healthy meals according to their dietary needs and plans. We do the shopping, prepare the meals, and we make sure that Mom or Dad is eating enough. Are you worried about a loved one? Give us a call 24x7 for a free consultation: 817-887-9401.

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Overture Helps Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Did you know that home care can help reduce the instance of hospital readmissions? With services like medication reconciliation and reminders, transportation to and from follow up appointments, nutritious meals, and more, having a caring, trained aide at home can help keep your loved one safely in their home. Are you concerned about a family member going home after a hospital stay? Contact us 24x7 for a free assessment: 817-887-9401.

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Lauren Cockerell