Home care in State College, PA

  • 1402 S. Atherton Street
  • Ste 210
  • State College, PA 16801

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November 12th, 2017 Exercises for Seniors to Try in the Northeast

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, BrightStar Care took a look at the most popular family caregiver activities across the country. Based on national search data from Google, exercise with seniors is popular in the Northeast region.To...

September 12th, 2017 National Family Caregivers Month

November is observed as National Family Caregivers Month. The Caregiver Action Network (CAN) coordinates National Family Caregivers Month each November as a time to thank, support, educate, and empower family caregivers.According to &ldquo...

August 25th, 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops...

August 25th, 2017 Helping Seniors Stay Safe During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and that means great food, family and friends. This is a time of year when many families visit their aging loved ones, often seeing them face-to-face for the first time in months, perhaps an entire year. That’s why...

April 1st, 2016 Occupational Therapy for Seniors

April is National Occupational Therapy Month, and it is important to inform people of all ages exactly what occupational therapy is. Many of us have heard of physical therapy, massage therapy, even psychotherapy. We have also heard of occupational...