September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
90% of men in their 70s have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a nonmalignant growth of the prostate gland. Find out about various treatment options, and lifestyle changes that can slow the progression of prostatic enlargement. Read More.
August Is Psoriasis Awareness Month
The CDC offers information about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis. Read More.
21-COUNTY SERVICE AREA
We’ve added three additional counties to our service area. Welcome Stearns, Benton and Nicollet Counties! We look forward to providing personalized care plans for private pay home care clients in your area.
Fireworks Eye Safety
The month around the the 4th of July is a dangerous time. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks cause thousands of injuries each year. Learn more about fireworks safety tips. Read More.
SUMMER SUN SAFETY
As the weather warms, be sure to protect your skin from the sun when you go outside. A reminder that sunscreen, wide-brimmed hats and protective clothing are must-haves to avoid sun damage. Sunglasses with UVA/UVB protection are also essential. Read More.
MAY IS OLDER AMERICANS MONTH
The Administration for Community Living (ACL) was created around the principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose and participate fully in their communities. Read More.
SPSWA SPRING CONFERENCE
We always look forward to attending this spring conference. Thank you to the St. Paul Senior Workers Association for putting on this terrific event. Read More.
MSSA ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE AND EXPO
We’ll be at the Minnesota Social Service Association (MSSA) conference on March 20-22. MSSA supports the health and human service profession through education, advocacy, and member benefits. Read More.
FEBRUARY IS HEART HEALTH MONTH
Here is information about seven foods to eat for a heart-healthy diet. It’s believed that roughly 80 percent of heart disease cases are preventable. Read More.
EDINA SENIOR CENTER PRESENTATIONS
We’ll be presenting to Edina seniors on two occasions early in 2019. Our topics will include “Reminiscence” (a beneficial form of therapy) and “Substance Abuse” (so important to know the signs, symptoms and available resources).