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Halloween Safety Tricks & Treats

For most, Halloween brings back fond memories of pumpkin carving, dressing up as our favorite character and going door to door collecting endless amounts of candy. Many seniors enjoy reminiscing these past times while handing out candy to the costumed children from their neighborhood. However, for those seniors suffering from Dementia, Alzheimer’s or other physical limitations, Halloween can instill negative feelings and fear which can contribute to negative behaviors leading up to and on the evening itself. On top of the negative ... Read more

Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

As we age, it becomes more and more common to deal with aches and pains. We may find ourselves saying, "Oh! My poor back!", or "My aching knees!", or even the dreaded "I've fallen and I can't get up!". Here at New Frontier Home Care, we are very adamant in believing "if you don't use it, you lose it" in the terms of balance, flexibility and strength. The more you sit around and do nothing, the harder it will be to ... Read more

Why Choose New Frontier Home Care?

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 ... Read more

Home for the Holidays

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 ... Read more

What are Home Care Services?

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, ... Read more

What’s Going on in Houston this Weekend?

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! October 5th  ... Read more

Is It Time For In-Home Senior Care?

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 ... Read more

Labor Day Weekend Recipes

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 ... Read more

Fall Proofing Your Home

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 ... Read more

What is a CNA?

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 ... Read more
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