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5 Ways To Celebrate Halloween With Your Elderly Parents

  Spending the holidays with your elderly parents is the perfect reason to create more memories together and remember happy times during the past holidays. Especially if the family is involved, all of these activities will create a different atmosphere- a more dynamic one- than their everyday life. 1. Decorate Your House Together Set the mood for Halloween by decorating…

Top 25 Memorable Grandparents in Television and Movie

“Grandparents create memories that the heart holds forever.”- Author Unknown In honor of Grandparent’s Day this week, we decided to put together a list of our top 25 favorite senior grandparents in movie and television history that have left memorable impressions in our hearts and pop culture community. 1. Grandpa Joe, Willy Wonka And the Chocolate Factory (1971) Welcome the world…

10 Famous Centenarians You Might Remember

Longevity is something we all wish to obtain in our later years. Health and good care are only some of the factors to a long enjoyable life. We thought we would share a list of famous centenarians who have graced our culture present and past. 1. Olivia De Havilland Born: July 1, 1916- Current age: 100 Olivia De Havilland is…

8 Ways to Improve Your Hospital Stay

Most of us try to avoid the hospital. But if you need a hospital, make sure and do the following: 1. Pick a High-volume Hospital and Doctor Studies have shown that patients fare better when they’re treated at hospitals and by doctors that care for many patients with a similar illness or condition. 2. Ward Off Nasty Bugs According to…

Home Health Care vs. Home Care

Most physicians and nurses understand the difference between Home Care and Home Health Care. But to the public, these services are sadly synonymous. But these terms are entirely different in the healthcare industry. Home Health Care tends to be short-term in nature, involves skilled care, and is covered by Medicare. Home Health Care is often referred to as “skilled” or…

nursing scholarship recipient spring 2017

Professional Caretakers 2017 Spring Scholarship Recipient Selected

Professional Caretakers is proud to announce the Spring 2017 scholarship recipient. First, we would like to thank the hundreds of applicants from all over Texas and the country that applied for our nursing scholarship this semester. While there was an overwhelming response in applications from hundreds of dedicated students pursuing their nursing education, there was one applicant that stood out…