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Pneumonia – A (Preventable) Threat to Seniors

posted by Ted Ryan on January 25, 2016

Pneumonia is a lung infection caused by bacteria or viruses. The disease and its symptoms can vary from mild to severe. For seniors, pneumonia can even become life-threatening.

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SHC University – A Great (Free!) Resource for Family Caregivers of St. Louis

posted by Ted Ryan on December 30, 2015

We created SHC University to provide education and support to families and caregivers through practical and interactive training by professionals. It's a fantastic opportunity to get insight from an industry veteran with a passion to help and advocate for the senior population.Read More…

Checking on Senior Loved Ones Over the Holidays

posted by Ted Ryan on December 21, 2015

For many of us, the holidays are a time to enjoy being with family. This time together can sometimes reveal aspects of an elderly loved one’s condition that are less apparent during brief visits or phone conversations. 

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Holiday Depression – The Gift of Companionship

posted by Ted Ryan on December 10, 2015

When cold weather arrives, we often think of elderly loved ones and worry about slipping on ice and risk of hypothermia. Less obvious, but equally important, is depression.Read More…

Happy Thanksgiving from SHC!

posted by Ted Ryan on November 23, 2015

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and National Caregiver’s Month, we thank all forms of caregivers for the valuable service they provide.

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Happy Veterans Day from SHC

posted by Ted Ryan on November 10, 2015

Seniors Home Care thanks all of the brave men and women who have dedicated themselves to serving our great country. To honor these heroes, SHC is proud to offer a 10% discount to retired and active military, police and fire personnel (and their families). 

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Elements of a Premium Home Care Company- Specialized Training

posted by Ted Ryan on October 29, 2015

As baby boomers are turning gray and life expectancies rise, entrepreneurs are seeing profitable opportunities in private duty home care. With so many companies popping up, what differentiates the best from the rest?

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Free St. Louis Flu Shots 2015

posted by Ted Ryan on October 06, 2015

There’s no stopping it – flu season is on the horizon. That makes this the best time to get your yearly flu shot. The flu shot is the best way to prevent getting sick but takes two weeks to begin protecting you, so it is wise to act early.

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

posted by Ted Ryan on September 21, 2015

September is Atrial Fibrillation awareness month. Atrial Fibrillation (often referred to as AFib) is the most common type of irregular heartbeat, affecting about 2.7 million people in the US. During AFib, an individual’s steady, normal heartbeat becomes chaotic and often rapid. The condition may lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications.

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St. Louis' Best Senior Resources All Under One Roof

posted by Ted Ryan on July 20, 2015

This Thursday, July 23, we are excited to participate in the Sixth Annual Prime Times Senior Expo from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The free event will feature 75 vendors offering a wide range of services and information for St. Louis’ aging adults.

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