Home care in Loveland, CO

  • 3880 N. Grant Avenue
  • Suite 180
  • Loveland, CO 80538

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August 17th, 2018 When Is It Time to Bring in Home Healthcare Services?

Deciding when it is time to hire an in-home caregiver to help you care for your loved one can be one of the most difficult and stressful periods of your life. There are many questions to ask yourself, starting with: Do I need assistance? If I do,...

August 10th, 2018 BrightStar Caregiver Spotlight: Claire Schend, R.N.

Claire Schend, R.N., recently moved from Yakima, Washington, to Fort Collins, Colorado, where she joined the BrightStar Care® Fort Collins/Loveland family. Growing up, Claire had a passion for science and enjoyed studying anatomy and...

August 3rd, 2018 Depression in the Elderly Can Assume Many Faces

Clinical depression among elderly people is common in the U.S., affecting about six million Americans 65 and older. Yet only 10 percent of those affected with geriatric depression receive treatment. Often, the signs of geriatric depression are...

July 27th, 2018 When Does Memory Loss Become a Health Issue Worth Addressing?

Memory loss is a challenge many people face as they age. Who among us has forgotten where they put their car keys, or what it was they walked into a room to get? Forgetting to pay a bill or taking more time to learn new things are all signs of...

July 20th, 2018 Remember: Your Caregiver Job Also Requires Serious Self-Care

Whether you are a family caregiver caring for your loved one or are a caregiver employed by a home health care agency, the caregiver lifestyle can be physically and mentally challenging. This challenge does come with wonderful, fulfilling rewards...

July 13th, 2018 How to Protect Yourself From Internet and Money Scams

While technology keeps us in touch, it also opens the door to scammers, many of whom especially prey on older adults. Statistics show nearly 70 percent of seniors use the internet, and thousands become victims of internet scams every year...

July 6th, 2018 The Top 4 Tips for Heart Healthy Living: Fight America’s Leading Cause of Death

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans today. Despite this fact, it is a disease that can be prevented through a heart healthy diet and lifestyle changes.  Embracing heart healthy living does require building...

June 29th, 2018 Your Little Loved One Deserves the Best: Consider Pediatric Home Healthcare

Bringing new life into the world can be as complicated as it is exciting. If your newborn or little loved one needs pediatric home healthcare, planning their homecoming can be overwhelming. How do you navigate the transition from the hospital to...

June 22nd, 2018 Fall Prevention 101 Starts With Awareness and Communication

Falling is one of the most common causes of injury, and even death, among people aged 65 and older. In fact, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one out of every four older Americans falls each year. Not all suffer serious or fatal...

June 15th, 2018 Cultivating Alzheimer's Disease Awareness with Prevention and Compassionate Care

In the United States, one in three seniors dies from Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. This neurological crisis in the aging population is rapidly increasing, with deaths from Alzheimer’s in Colorado increasing 126% since...

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