If you are in the market looking for in-home senior care, by now we are certain you are overwhelmed with the variety of home care agencies stating they are the best and offer the best care givers. Or maybe they rant and rave about how their agency has the best price around town. So which agency do you choose? Do you go with the agency who has the best prices? Or do you choose the agency who, once they get you ...
It is that time of the year when family get-togethers are right around the corner and everyone is excited to see grandma and/or grandpa. Although grandma and grandpa may seem to being doing well for the limited you see them, do you really know how they are doing on the day-to-day basis, being home alone? Below are a few signs to look for that may indicate your senior loved one needs an extra hand at home:
Does your loved one having ...
In-home senior care is not new to America, but not a lot of Americans fully understand and know what it is or the benefits it can bring to a family. Home care is set to explode in the years to come due to the rapid growth of baby boomers and the trend to age in the comfort of your own home.
Light House Keeping
As your loved ones continue to age, daily cleaning activities that they once did gracefully such as sweeping, mopping, ...
It is October 5th and we are into our second “official” week of the fall season – whether Houston weather will let us believe that or not! While it is still a bit warm, New Frontier has been enjoying the cooler morning and evening temperatures we have had the past couple days! With that in mind, we decided to put together a list of some “out of the ordinary” events happening around Houston this week and weekend. Check it out!
Do you have senior citizen parents or loved ones that live at home by themselves, but you truly know in your heart that they need extra support at home? Like most Americans that have senior citizens family members, this may be a thought that has run across your mind. Whether it was due to you witnessing them struggle during activities that they once did gracefully, like cooking dinner, cleaning, etc., or it was brought to your attention when an accident or ...
Labor Day weekend is upon us. For most, this means a long-weekend, no work on Monday, and perhaps a last summer BBQ. Labor Day is a holiday meant to honor the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the country. And New Frontier Home Care thinks: What better way to celebrate than by whipping up some delicious food?
French Dip Sandwiches
(1) Package of Dry Italian Seasoning
(1) Package of Dry Au ...
Did you know that falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans? Six out of every 10 falls happen in their own homes. Even falls that do not result in injury can negatively affect quality of life; older adults fearing falls limit activities and social engagements. This can lead to further physical decline, depression, social isolation and feelings of helplessness.
Many times, with a few upgrades and use of caution, falls can be prevented. New Frontier ...
Searching for the right care for your loved one(s) can be overwhelming. There are a multitude of types of care, ranging from in-home services to live-in facilities, as well as a wide range of medical terminology that may be foreign to you. As the Director of Client and Family Services for New Frontier Home Care, when I am speaking to families, I get asked this specific question a lot: "What is a CNA?".
CNA stands for Certified Nursing Assistant. In order to ...
At some point, your elderly mother and/or father will need a helping hand around the house if they wish to continue to age peacefully and safely in the comfort of their own home. A great majority will need an extra hand around the house, but will resist the idea of someone coming into their home to help. In fact, there is only a small percentage of elderly people who accept the fact that they need help to continue to safely live ...
It's summer time and easy-breezy recipes are a must for week night get-togethers and weekend BBQ's. No one wants to be stuck in the hot kitchen preparing food for hours. Some of my favorite recipes are dishes that can be multi-purpose and this Black-Eyed Pea dish is not different:
1 Can Black Beans
2 Cans Black-Eyed Peas
1 Red Pepper
1 Yellow Pepper
3 Celery Stalks
1 Red Onion
1/3 Cup Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar