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Seniors Be Aware of Mesothelioma

There is no early or routine screening test — such as a mammogram or colonoscopy — for malignant pleural mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive cancer caused by an exposure to asbestos. Yet there is something equally important and just as valuable when it comes to the...

Five Needs My Caregiver Can Provide

Whether you are a relative of an aging loved one, a friend to someone who seems to be struggling with age related issues, or someone who recognizes they need some help; hiring a home caregiver can provide a great solution to maintaining independence, safety, and peace...

Visiting Someone with Alzheimer’s: the Do’s and Don’ts

Even if your senior has Alzheimer’s or dementia, they still enjoy having visitors! Here’s how to make these visits successful and positive by helping family and friends know what to say and do. Plan visits strategically Limit visitors to 1 or 2 people at a...

Our Commitment To Alzheimers and Dementia Clients

Who is Teepa Snow? Teepa Snow is a dementia care education specialist that provides an in-depth awareness of how dementia affects those with the condition. She has 30 years clinical experience in occupational therapy and has worked in various settings. Teepa has such...

Peace Of Mind

Living away from an aging parent or grandparent can be a worrisome situation. It is difficult to achieve any peace of mind for a loved one when you have recently been to visit and see them struggling to keep up. Signs that they may need caregiver help: Loss of weight...

AHC Prepared for Iowa Medicaid Changes

On April 1, 2016, management of Iowa Medicaid recipients convert to private management. AmeriGroup, AmeriHealth Caritas, and United Health Care will be the three insurance companies that will now be managing care for those on CDAC waivers. Since At Home Care Company...

Ames Open House February 16, 2016

We are all moved into our new office in Ames and would like you to come visit us.  Join us on February 16th from 4:30 – 6:30.  Meet the staff and enjoy some light refreshments.  Hope to see you...

Tips to avoid and relieve flu and colds

The cold and flu season is in full swing.  Here are some tips to avoid getting sick and to get some relief if you do catch a nasty bug. Tips to avoid the cold and flu: Eat yogurt.  The live cultures help prevent colds. Grab some fresh air.  Circulate some fresh air...