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A-1 Home Care Agency's Blog – June 2016 Archive (2)

A-1 Home Care Specializes in Cancer Care

A cancer diagnosis is life changing, not only for the patient, but for their entire family and loved ones.  Cancer involves abnormal cellular growth that can manifest as a tumor which can spread throughout the body.  Cancer can affect many parts of the body and while genetics may play a role in those at risk, the disease is largely considered environmental.  There are two types of tumors-benign and malignant.  The former is not cancerous and not at risk of spreading.  These once removed…


Added by A-1 Home Care Agency on June 8, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Tips for Safe and Happy Travels with Seniors

Making the time for trips with elderly family members can be a great and rewarding experience.  If you are visiting family out of town or a vacation destination, there are steps you can take to ensure the best experience for you and your loved ones. 

Jet lag, or time zone change syndrome, is the fatigue and irritability one may encounter as a result of traveling across time zones.  There is a disruption in the body’s circadian rhythm that can manifest into bothersome symptoms while we…


Added by A-1 Home Care Agency on June 6, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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