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Why Hire a Caregiver through an Agency

When it comes to home care for a member of your family, you question everything. You know your family will need help when an aging relative decides to remain at home. What type of help will you need? Does your situation require a live-in caregiver? How can you be sure what you need? Before deciding […]

Posted on November 18, 2010

Alzheimer’s Prevention

Time and time again, we have read that by 2050, 13.5 million Americans are predicted to be diagnosed, or have Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Jack C. de la Torre, a prominent Alzheimer’s researcher at the National Institutes of Health-funded Banner Sun Health Research Institute, says that a cure for Alzheimer’s is not in our immediate future […]

Posted on November 16, 2010

Walk to Make a DIFFERENCE – 2010 Alzheimer‘s Association Memory Walk

With more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, and nearly 10 million more serving as caregivers, the time to act is now! In Arizona alone we have over 100,000 people that have been diagnosed as having Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer […]

Posted on November 11, 2010

November is National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month has been observed every November since 1994. Recognized by President Clinton when he signed the first proclamation in 1997, NFC month has been proclaimed by an American President annually ever since. November is a nationally recognized month in pursuit of drawing attention to the many challenges facing family caregivers, advocate for […]

Posted on November 1, 2010

Coping With Loneliness: Tips for Seniors

We as humans are social beings. Many seniors lack a social network, or core group of people to feel close to or care for. In fact, loneliness is a serious problem among elderly people. Loneliness generally occurs at specific times of the day or during specific days such as holidays, birthdays and anniversaries. Here are […]

Posted on October 27, 2010

Know Your Limits: Tips for Senior Drivers

Sometimes as we age and get older our driving skills can decline. As more and more Americans live and work longer than ever, it’s time to take a look at safety issues for older drivers. It is optimal to know your limits, get regular medical checkups, including vision and hearing. Recognize your changing capabilities: arthritis, […]

Posted on October 19, 2010

23rd Annual Caring Awards

Mother Teresa put it best…”there is joy in transcending self in order to serve others.” Mother Teresa was the very personification of caring — a word she defined as “love in action.” She started a religious order devoted to care for the sick and dying with the goal of caring for them wherever they called […]

Posted on October 14, 2010

Open House Video!

Click Here to Download the Video Cypress HomeCare Solutions is so much more than a home care agency…Cypress is a family that promotes teamwork and everyone assists with the creation of an environment where Team Member integrity, respect, innovation, initiative and empowerment are valued and encouraged. Our Team Vision is to be the best Homecare […]

Posted on October 8, 2010

The Silent Disease

Osteoporosis, which means “porous bones” has been called the “silent” disease, because the loss of bone tissue progresses gradually (many times without pain) before a fracture happens. A fracture that occurs during the course of normal activity is called a minimal trauma or stress fracture. Some patients with osteoporosis develop stress fractures of the feet […]

Posted on October 6, 2010