Celebrate Home Care and Hospice Workers

November 18, 2022 — Did you know that: Home care health providers travel about 8 billion miles to deliver the best health care in the world? Ninety percent of Americans want to age in place, and home care is the preferred method of health care delivery among the disabled, elderly, and chronically ill? Home care agencies—including LifeSource Home Health—provide... Read More

The Difference Between Grief and Depression

October 21, 2022 — October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. Often, grieving gets confused with depression – and they are not the same thing. It’s important to know the difference so appropriate support can be provided. What is grief? Grief is pain that accompanies a loss that can feel all-encompassing. Grief usually follows the loss of... Read More

Back-to-School Safety for Everyone

September 19, 2022 — Back-to-school brings new classes, renewed friendships, and fresh starts. It also can bring severe weather, rainy forecasts, and common colds – not to mention the flu and Covid. Here are four ways to make back-to-school safe for everyone, young and old. 1. Get vaccinated. Vaccinations are one of the key ways parents can protect the... Read More

Surprising Fall Risks

August 18, 2022 — Home is where the heart is. It’s also where six out of 10 falls happen. Certain factors are well-documented as increasing the risk of falling: low vision, muscle weakness, memory problems, inner ear disorders, low blood pressure, medication side effects, and hazardous home conditions (naturally). Recent research has also revealed other surprising factors that could... Read More

Grilling Season Safety Tips

July 18, 2022 — BBQ season is in full swing! Grilling is an American tradition. And as the pandemic continues, reports the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more people than ever are firing up the grill, because it’s a safe way to be with a group of people outdoors. Before you put on your chef’s apron and pick up... Read More

How to Help a Veteran Get the Support They Need

June 10, 2022 — Leaving military service can be planned (like retirement) or it may be sudden—for example, if a service member gets injured. The transition out of service can be hard for anyone, even if it’s what the person wants. If you notice a difference in a veteran after service, it might be worth talking to them about... Read More