Tag Archives: Cypress HomeCare

Helping Seniors Avoid Social Isolation

A recent study published by The Journal of Primary Prevention, outlines the high incidence rate (over 40 percent) of social isolation among seniors living at home versus those living in a senior community. What’s so alarming about these findings is the fact that social isolation or loneliness has been linked to numerous negative health effects […]

Posted on March 21, 2014

Storm Preparedness Crucial for Seniors and Caregivers

Severe weather can pose as a threat to anyone but there are certain people, such as seniors who require Scottsdale homecare, who are especially vulnerable. By having a solid plan of action in place and knowing exactly what needs to happen before, during and after a severe storm, you can rest easy knowing you’re prepared. […]

Posted on February 7, 2014

Cypress Homecare Driving Bill to Require Licensure of Home Care Providers

The decision to obtain elderly home care in Phoenix means allowing someone into a personal residence to care for you or someone you love. It’s a big decision and therefore trust is a critical consideration. That is why Cypress HomeCare is so committed to lobbying Arizona legislators to pass a bill requiring the licensure of […]

Posted on January 24, 2014

Cypress Launches Radio Show: Health Features with Bob Roth

At Cypress HomeCare Solutions, we are kicking off the New Year with some very exciting news: our own managing partner, Bob Roth is hosting a new radio show called Health Futures! The show is truly ground breaking as it’s the only show in Arizona dedicated to the medical and healthcare concerns of seniors. It aims […]

Posted on January 10, 2014

Navigating Flu Season When You Are 65 Years and Older

It’s no secret those 65 years and older are at a much greater risk of suffering serious complications from the flu then young, healthy adults. This is a result of a weakening human immune system as we age. In fact, the CDC estimates 90 percent of flu-related deaths and over 60 percent of flu-related hospitalizations […]

Posted on November 15, 2013

November is National Family Caregiving Month

November is recognized as National Family Caregiving month, to honor the hard work and dedication of those family members serving as a caregiver to a loved one. This month also gives us the opportunity to reflect on this fact: the combination of aging Baby Boomers and the increase in life expectancy is going to lead […]

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Alzheimer’s Preventative Initiative

The toll of Alzheimer’s disease is reaching epidemic proportions in our country. Currently, one in nine Americans over the age of 65 is battling Alzheimer’s and by 2050 this number is expected to grow to 16 million with the cost of care to exceed $1.2 trillion…unless we fight for a cure. This is exactly what […]

Posted on October 18, 2013

Summer Heat and the Elderly

Summertime brings many people outdoors to enjoy barbecues, pool time and of course the bright, sunny days. But as Arizonans know, even as we approach Labor Day weekend summers here last typically in to the final days of September.  The summer sun and record heats can quickly put our health in danger. Steps to stay […]

Posted on August 23, 2013

Bathroom Safety for Seniors

Bathrooms can be accidents waiting to happen especially for the elderly. Bathrooms with slippery surfaces and tubs or showers proving difficult to get in and out of, pose a high risk of slips and falls to an elderly person. However, Cypress HomeCare suggests taking preventative measures such as making small changes to the home to […]

Posted on August 9, 2013