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Grandma Was Right About Brain Health Too!

Thank you to Jan Dougherty for taking the time to share some valuable information as we enter into Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. “Eat your fruits and vegetables, go out and play with your friends, do your homework and get a good night sleep.” Does this sound like familiar advice that your grandma might […]

Posted on May 31, 2018

Assistive Technology for Seniors 2018

Technology doesn’t have to be an obstacle; it can assist older adults in activities of daily living. There are countless new tools out there created to make older adults’ lives easier. Here are some of the few options available to assist your loved ones to remain independent and empowered in their own homes. Liftware Liftware […]

Posted on May 13, 2018

Biplane Ride In Honor of our WWII Veterans

Our very own Laurie Fox, Client Services, was lucky enough to win a ride in a WWII biplane at Terra Pointe Memory Care’s open house.  As our way of saying “thank you” to our WWII Veterans, Cypress HomeCare Solutions and Terra Pointe Memory Care chose to honor our residents & clients who served during WWII […]

Posted on May 4, 2018

Alcohol and Seniors, A More Common Problem Than You Think

Thank you to Rich Crislip for sharing this important information with us. Richard Crislip, LCSW is the Director of Behavioral Health Integration for OptumCare.  He specializes in evaluating and treating behavioral health conditions in older adults. Alcohol abuse is the number one public health problem in the United States. While most of us may not be surprised […]

Posted on May 4, 2018

Latest on Melanoma in Arizona

We’d like to thank Dr. Dustin Mullens for sharing these important statistics with us. He began his residency training at Affiliated Dermatology in July of 2016. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC. Dr. Mullens received his doctorate degree from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas Campus. Following […]

Posted on April 26, 2018

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