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Emergency Preparedness: Protecting Your Loved Ones from Weather Disasters

Blowing dust, heavy rain and lightning flashes are the tell-tale signs that monsoon season has officially hit the Valley of the Sun. While this provides the spectator with spectacular views of Mother Nature’s power, this time of the year can also produce extremely dangerous situations, especially for our aging loved ones. Many older adults who […]

Posted on August 2, 2012

Caregiver of the Month – June

Cypress HomeCare Solutions is proud to highlight Lupe Ousley as our Caregiver of the Month for June 2012! Lupe’s dedication to providing compassionate care for her clients has truly been remarkable. As a Cypress Caregiver since October 2009, Lupe has shown that she is a true team player, while in clients’ homes and with the […]

Posted on July 16, 2012

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Independence Day from Team Cypress! Enjoy time with family and friends, be safe and have fun celebrating our great country this Fourth of July! From left: Laurie R., Erin, Trish, Coral, Laurie F., Meghan and Lacey 2

Posted on July 4, 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

National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week is recognized from May 6 – 12 each year.  The American Nurses Association designates this week to honor, acknowledge and celebrate the positive difference nurses make in our country and around the world.  While we do not employ nurses because we are a non-medical home care agency,we work day in and day […]

Posted on May 9, 2012

Recharging your Batteries with Respite Care

You have been doing a great job caring for you aging or ill loved one, but finding time to breathe and take care of your needs can sometimes be difficult. One way to accomplish this is through respite care services. What exactly does respite care mean, and what does it provide caregivers and their loved […]

Posted on February 22, 2012

What Should a Caregiver Who Is Diagnosed with Dementia Do?

While many of the conversations on our blog talk about the issues that relate to the seniors we take care of day in and day out, today we wanted to talk about an issue that relates to the caregiver directly. The reason it might be more common that you think is because there are several […]

Posted on October 27, 2011

Does Moving to a Senior Living Community Cause Depression?

This is one of those questions that really has no good answer. Statistically, depression, ranging from mild to chronic, affects approximately 40% of nursing home residents, according to the American Geriatrics Society. Despite its prevalence, few elders in nursing homes will openly admit that they are depressed. That means in many cases, the family must […]

Posted on October 25, 2011

Loss of Sleep Can Lead to Loss of Memory

The importance of sleep has never been so apparent as shown by a recent study that stated “older women who suffer from sleep apnea are more than twice as likely to develop dementia as those who don’t.” Just to review, sleep apnea is a disorder in which people have one or more pauses in breathing […]

Posted on August 29, 2011

The Cost of Giving More

They say that a penny saved is a penny earned. It is also true that a penny not accounted for is a penny lost. All across America, it seems to be happening more where people are helping where and when they can, but are not receiving anything for their time. This certainly points out the […]

Posted on August 22, 2011