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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

Two Types of Caregiver Agencies

You have many available options when it comes to providing care for your loved one. When the time comes for you to make an educated decision on care, keep in mind there are two primary types of agencies that provide care for persons requiring assistance within the home. Probably the oldest and most familiar provider […]

Posted on October 1, 2010

Brain Fitness and Anti-Aging for Your Mind

Give your Brain a Workout Start giving your brain a workout. The key to brain fitness is to always be engaging in something new and giving your brain challenges to solve. When anything you do becomes second nature, you need to make a change. If you can do the crossword puzzle in your sleep, it’s […]

Posted on September 29, 2010

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to make plans to protect yourself, your family and your business. The best defense we have is to have a plan, make a kit and be informed. National Preparedness Month, part of FEMA’s Ready Campaign, was created to increase the public’s engagement in preparing for emergencies and […]

Posted on September 21, 2010

Caregiver Appreciation Open House

Thank you to all of our wonderful caregivers who were able to attend our open house on Wednesday! We had an outstanding turnout and a whole lot of fun! Thank you to Vicki McAllister from Banner Alzheimer’s Institute for providing an informative class on dementia care for our caregivers and office staff. We all had […]

Posted on September 17, 2010

Try these Antioxidant-Rich foods for Remarkable Health Benefits

Antioxidants protect us from dangerous substances called free radicals that can lead to many persistent diseases. To reduce free radicals in the body requires a better diet. It’s time to put down the french fry’s and step away from the pizza. Free radicals attack and damage cells, along with the immune system. Boosting antioxidants into […]

Posted on September 13, 2010

Put Down That TV Remote and Get Active!

Studies show that being active is important, REALLY important. The health benefits of exercise can be the difference between living until your 70 or living well into your 90’s. By exercising regularly you are lowering your risk of a stroke by 27%, which in turn reduces the chance of both high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s […]

Posted on September 9, 2010

Live a Longer, Healthier and Happier Life

Many people think they know what’s good for them. Who wouldn’t like to think that being rich, eating bon bons and sleeping in every day would increase their longevity. After all, being fat and happy is supposed to be a good thing, right? But this is more hopeful thinking than practical science. If you really […]

Posted on September 2, 2010