Answering Vaccine Questions

LEXINGTON, Ky. – As we continue to watch vaccines roll out across Kentucky, we are here to answer your questions on the vaccine, how to get one, and much more. My mother is 81 years old and lives in Laurel County. She is registered to receive the vaccine. Then, I saw on the news that…

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How to choose the best medical alert system for your needs

By Jeph Preece a month ago Learn how to find the best safety net for you or your senior loved one ConsumerAffairs reports that the medical alert industry is expected to grow by over 68-percent in the next five years as the Boomer generation ages into retirement, in part because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Seniors want to feel the…

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Careers at Family Choice Home Care

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Family Choice Home Care is one of the region’s best personal care agencies, serving the greater Bluegrass area and surrounding counties Our team enjoys training programs, a fantastic culture, and opportunities for advancement, which are company-wide priorities to help you grow both personally and professionally. We’re interested in helping your career and adding to your resume…

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Checklist to Get Ready

As a family, you can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Stay informed and in touch Get up-to-date information about local COVID-19 activity from public health officials Ask your neighbors what their plan includes. Create a list of local organizations you and your household can…

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Who Provides Home Care for Dementia?

Find trained dementia caregivers

Home care for dementia can come in a variety of forms, from a family member to a visiting nurse and many other options across the spectrum of caregiving. Kagan says the specifics really “depend on the family, but people who are well-trained in dementia care would be ideal as they understand the progression of the…

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7 Steps to Better Heart Health

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Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in this country, and heart health has long been a major focus of the medical community. But these days, with nearly half of all American adults living with some form of cardiovascular disease, it is vital for all of us to understand what causes…

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Why Foot Care Is Critical for Seniors

As we age, foot health can change and impact overall health. THE FOOT IS A complicated body part – home to 26 bones, says Dr. Neal Houslanger, a podiatrist in private practice at Houslanger & Kassnove Podiatrists in Patchogue, New York. This complexity and the heavy-duty wear-and-tear they endure over the years places a lot of…

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Swallowing Disorders in Adults

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  Swallowing Disorders Common Complication From Stroke, Parkinson’s, and Other Medical Conditions in Adults   10 Million Americans Evaluated Each Year for Swallowing Difficulties   Public Encouraged to Learn How Treatment Can Help During May Awareness Month   (Richmond, KY – May 16, 2018) With swallowing disorders affecting 300,000–600,000 people yearly in the United States,…

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Hearing Loss in School-Aged Kids

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Hearing Loss Common in School-Aged Children   Condition Can Negatively Affect Academic and Social Success   Central Kentucky Parents Encouraged to Seek Help for Kids This May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month   (Richmond, KY – May 9, 2018) With close to 15% of U.S. children ages 6–19 experiencing hearing loss, May Is Better…

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Learn the Warning Signs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Family Choice Home Care Phone: 859-333-8147  Communication Disorders Among the Most Common Childhood Disabilities   Speech, language, and hearing disorders often go undetected and untreated for too long.   Central Kentucky parents are encouraged to learn the warning signs and seek help early during “May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month.”…

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