Mental Health Month May 2011 in Charlotte, NC

Mental Health America is proud to continue its tradition of celebrating “May is Mental Health Month,” which began in 1949 to raise awareness of mental health conditions and mental wellness for all.

Is Home Care in Charlotte, NC for You?

Discuss chronic care needs with the person’s medical team to learn what treatments; adjustments and other changes may be necessary. For some people, training to provide medical treatments, advice on coping with the challenges of chronic illness, and some long-range financial planning will be enough. For others, in-home personal assistance is the best option. Sometimes a nursing home or assisted living center is the better choice for everyone involved.

In Elderly, Celiac Disease is on the Rise in Charlotte, NC

The autoimmune disorder known as celiac disease appears to be on the rise, particularly among elderly Americans, new research suggests.

Researchers from the United States and Italy uncovered evidence that overall incidence rates of the disease — marked by an intolerance to the protein gluten that is found in wheat, barley and rye — have been doubling every 15 years since 1974.

In Elderly, Risks Differ for Indoor Versus Outdoor Falls in North Carolina

For seniors living at home, something as simple as falling can become an issue. If you or your loved one is receiving home care, please do what you can to prevent injuries from falling.

Independence

You maintain control over your own home and your life-style with the assisted care you need to manage everyday tasks. With Affordable HomeCare you avoid the limits on the quality of life that are so much a part of existence in an institution. We offer care and an extra pair of hands around the home to help senior citizens and the disabled maintain their independence with dignity as they progress through their elderly years.