Caregiver of the Month – May

Cypress HomeCare Solutions is taking a moment to celebrate the care and compassion of Tara Murray, our Caregiver of the Month for May 2012! Since beginning her role as a Cypress Caregiver in November 2009, Tara has gone above and beyond to provide exceptional care for her clients and to communicate with our staff. With […]

Posted on June 12, 2012

What is a Certified Senior Advisor?

Change is an inevitable part of life, and it can often be the most impactful as we age. When dealing with these changes, knowing where to turn can often be difficult and confusing. When you or your loved one begins to experience challenges associated with aging, you want to be sure that someone is there […]

Posted on June 12, 2012

Lacey’s Blog: Baseball Bloopers

I have been told that I’m attending my very first professional sporting event this week — a Diamondbacks game — with my Cypress family. Rumors are flying about this sport they call “baseball,” and I am finding this game quite baffling. First of all, I hear the players play on a diamond. From what my […]

Posted on June 4, 2012

Social Media Madness at Cypress HomeCare Solutions!

Cypress HomeCare Solutions is looking for your help with an exciting social media opportunity! Starting today, we are participating in the first-ever Business Journals Social Madness challenge. This nation-wide competition begins for Cypress here in Phoenix, with two weeks of demonstrating our social media prowess on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, and gaining votes on the […]

Posted on June 1, 2012

Lacey’s Blog: Hot Dog Memorial Day

I am certain I heard it correctly — “We’re having hot dogs. A Memorial Day barbecue is not complete without hot dogs.” It was my first Memorial Day barbecue, and I was wondering why I never met the overheated dogs on the guest list. When I listened intently (as good therapy dogs always do), I […]

Posted on May 30, 2012

Depression in Older Adults

Many older adults experience feelings of depression. There are several factors that contribute to this, including physical ailments or the loss of a spouse or friend. However, one thing that we all need to know is that depression is NOT a normal part of aging. Here are a few signs that the aging loved one […]

Posted on May 23, 2012

Lacey’s Blog: Red Rover, Red Rover, Send LACEY Right Over

Since starting my job as a therapy dog with Cypress HomeCare Solutions, I have learned a lot about the different things my older friends have to deal with. I feel very lucky to be a dog, especially after I heard about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This week, I got to go to a special meeting […]

Posted on May 17, 2012

Summer Sun Protection

The summer sun is shining down on the Valley, and for those of you who regularly venture outdoors, or even walk to your car in the parking lot, being prepared for sun exposure is important in preventing skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation states that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the […]

Posted on May 17, 2012

Hearing and Listening Important for Seniors

National Better Hearing and Speech Month has been around since 1927, and each year the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association promotes the month of May as a time to encourage people to be screened for hearing loss, as well to promote ways to assist in the cost of hearing tests and hearing aids. For our aging population, […]

Posted on May 15, 2012

Cypress Celebrates Moms

Mother’s Day is just a couple days away, and it seems only natural for us at Cypress HomeCare Solutions to celebrate the gift of moms, and the reason we care for the aging adults in our community. Almost three decades ago, our inspiration, Joan S. Roth, needed care following a life-changing heart attack. Her husband and […]

Posted on May 11, 2012