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Should You Be Concerned About Liver Spots?

Liver spots are small, dark circles you see on your skin. While they’re also called age spots and very common in adults over fifty, young people can get them too. Liver spots are harmless and don’t need treatment. However, it’s important to distinguish between a liver spot and cancerous growth. Liver Spots Liver spots are […]

Posted on April 10, 2018

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

This April, during Alcohol Awareness Month, Cypress Homecare Solutions encourages you educate yourself and loved ones on the dangers of alcohol addiction. Alcohol Addiction In 2015, Arizona ranked number 21 in states with the most alcohol-related fatalities. That year alone saw 272 DUI fatalities. We ranked number 11 in DUI arrests—22, 367. More than 15 […]

Posted on April 1, 2018

Connecticut Raises Wage for Homecare Workers

Fox61 revealed homecare workers in Connecticut were lobbying for higher wages. This month, the CT Post reported homecare workers’ wage will be raised to $16.25 by 2020. Most make under $14.25 per hour, and some less than $13.53. According to the CT Mirror, caregivers will also be eligible for worker’s compensation. This is crucial for […]

Posted on March 30, 2018

Avoiding Social Isolation, Frame by Frame

Whether we’re eight or 88, we all need human interaction. Typically, eight-year olds don’t have a problem getting enough – they spend the day with their friends and teachers at school and then go home to their families in the evening.  Older adults on the other hand, don’t always have as many family members or […]

Posted on March 29, 2018

3/15/18 – In the Cypress Spotlight – Turning Tragedy into Opportunity

Gerda Weissmann-Klein: Turning Tragedy into Opportunity Red, white and blue.  Stars and stripes.  Gerda Weissmann-Klein.  They all paint a picture of patriotism and decorate the 10th anniversary of Citizenship Counts.  Gerda, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor, has dedicated the latter part of her life to instilling patriotism and the importance of civic duty in America’s youth […]

Posted on March 15, 2018

Caregiving for Veterans

Caregiving for a veteran may involve physical and mental obstacles. Caregivers need to be aware of these issues and how to professionally handle them with compassion. PSTD PTSD stands for post traumatic stress disorder. It’s a mental disorder resulting from witnessing or experiencing a distressful situation, in which the victim has difficulty recovering. Around 11-20% […]

Posted on March 5, 2018

Caregiver of the Year, Sara Abdulaziz

What better day to demonstrate our love and gratefulness toward Sara than on Valentine’s Day! This morning, we had the pleasure of presenting this very special and deserving young woman with the Caregiver of the Year Award! Get to know Sara a little more!       As our way of saying THANK YOU for being […]

Posted on February 14, 2018

How to Achieve a Healthy Weight

Do you believe that losing weight will improve your self-esteem? Here’s the catch-22: you need some level of self-esteem to stick with a diet and exercise program to begin with. If you’ve been beating yourself up for “letting yourself go” over the years, or for not looking like you did at age 25, it’s time […]

Posted on January 31, 2018

Dawn of a New Era – Gene Therapy FDA Approved to Treat One Form of Blindness

  We’d like to recognize and thank Dr. Daniel Adelberg for generously sharing his knowledge with us through this column.  Dr. Adelberg’s motivation to preserve and restore vision is personal.  This dedication was inspired by two family members who are blind from hereditary retinal degeneration.  He has over 30 years of experience since graduating from […]

Posted on January 29, 2018