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Travel the World Without Leaving Home

2021-01-27T01:30:51+00:00January 27th, 2021|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Pandemic, Personal Care, Seniors|

Yes, you can travel the world without leaving home! With the click of a mouse and a little bit of imagination, you can explore destinations all across the globe. If you are stuck at home and the scenery is becoming a bit stale, treat yourself to an adventure courtesy of a variety of global attractions [...]

Get Out and About

2020-07-16T15:52:03+00:00July 16th, 2020|Companion Care, Pandemic, Seniors|

You probably haven't felt free to get out and about lately, but we've rounded up a handful of local opportunities for fun without much risk of spreading germs! Grab your mask (just in case) and hand sanitizer, and head out for a little old-fashioned summertime fun. Be sure to dress appropriately for Atlanta heat and [...]

5 Tips for Proper Handwashing

2020-04-09T14:47:34+00:00March 19th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Medical Conditions, Personal Care, Seniors|

We know how important it is to wash our hands, now more than ever. Use these tips to be sure you are washing properly to maximize effectiveness. If your hands are getting dry from the seemingly constant washing, keep a pump bottle of lotion next to the sink. Friction is Key Friction is the most [...]

Engage Your Brain at Home

2020-03-27T14:21:44+00:00March 17th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Seniors|

Full Heart Home Care fully supports efforts to contain the coronavirus and encourages clients and caregivers alike to practice social distancing. If you're getting antsy in isolation, try these activities to exercise your mind and body without leaving the house. Activity: Pick a word, any word. What you'll need: Paper and pen or pencil [...]

Cold Weather Activities for Seniors

2019-12-17T23:33:05+00:00November 11th, 2019|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Seniors|

Don't let the cooling weather keep you from enjoying the many activities Atlanta and surrounding areas have to offer! We found a vast array of fun things for seniors to do this fall and winter, and we included some of the highlights below. Evidence has shown that leisure activities and socialization are critical elements of wellness, [...]

Care Without Compromise…or Complaint

2019-12-17T23:35:41+00:00October 18th, 2019|Caregivers, Companion Care, Personal Care, Seniors|

Home Care Pulse recently published a list of the top ten home care complaints received in 2019 by agencies across the country. The article lists ten individual complaints but reveals two root problems that home care companies need to address in order to provide a higher level of client care. The first root problem is [...]

How To Choose A Home Care Company

2019-10-18T23:17:39+00:00September 20th, 2019|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Personal Care, Seniors|

The Atlanta area is home to many home care agencies, which mainly fall into two categories: local businesses and franchises. While franchises are locally owned and operated, they are generally required to adhere to policies and procedures dictated by the national entity. By contrast, local independent businesses may have more flexibility. Full Heart Home Care [...]

Five Ways to Prevent Falls at Home

2019-10-18T23:18:01+00:00July 28th, 2019|Aging, Companion Care, Seniors|

According to the National Council on Aging, 25% of people aged 65 and over fall each year. Falls are the number one cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among the same age group. Fall prevention should be taken very seriously by any senior who wants to maintain independence and remain in his or her own [...]

Loneliness is the New Smoking

2019-10-18T23:19:42+00:00June 7th, 2019|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Seniors|

If you’ve ever worked in an office environment, you’ve probably heard “sitting is the new smoking.” Being sedentary most of the time, as compared to standing and moving regularly, is said to be as detrimental to one’s health as smoking cigarettes. Just as smoking evolved from a seemingly harmless cultural norm to known health threat, [...]

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