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Strokes are the number 1 preventable cause of disability in the US. In this article we discuss the 2 things you need to know to prevent a stroke.

The 2 Things You Need to Know to Prevent a Stroke

Did you know that Strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States? According to statistics, every 4 minutes someone in the United States dies from a stroke. That’s nearly 130,000 peo...

Everyone agrees that it is good to focus on our physical health but we often overlook emotional health. Our guide to emotional health addresses that issue.

The Caregiver’s Guide to Emotional Health and Wellness

Have you ever felt like you were getting a cold so you took a bunch of Vitamin C, Airborne supplements, or other vitamins to boost your immune system and beat the sickness? Chances are you probably ha...

“I’m too old for that.” As we age, it gets easier for us to mutter those 5 words. However, an important part of aging healthily is to remain active.

The Wiser Home Care Services Guide to Active Aging in 2017

“I’m too old for that.” The older we get the easier it becomes for us to mutter those 5 words. At times, the phrase is simply used as an excuse to refrain from doing something we would rather not. How...

We made it! Fall is officially here. While you unpack your Fall gear, check out our top 10 favorite Fall activities to do this year with your loved one.

10 Fun Fall Activities to Do With Your Loved One

Everyone has their own definition of when “Fall” starts. Some will say it starts when school starts or when the leaves start to fall on a regular basis. Others will say it ‘starts’ on September 1st, c...

The death of a loved one affects everyone differently. We draw on our years of caregiving to share tips on how to help loved ones process grief healthily.

How To Help Your Loved One Overcome Grief

Have you ever thought about the fact that once we are born we start dying? In fact, every day brings us closer to death. We aren’t trying to be morbid, it really is an odd thing to think about and it ...

Their unconditional love & loyalty, make pets a great companion for the elderly. Here are 6 things to consider before getting your elderly loved one a pet.

6 Things to Consider Before Getting Your Elderly Loved One a Pet

Famed American actor Robert Wagner hit the nail on the head when he said, “Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.” In addition to their unconditional love and compassion, their l...

Since July is National Grilling Month, we thought it would be fun to scour the internet for some tasty grilling recipes. Here's the top recipes we found.

7 of the Best Grilling Recipes on the Internet

With an estimated 87% of all Americans firing up the grill on July 4th, it officially marked Independence Day as the Number 1 grilling holiday of the year. Considering this, it may come as no surprise...

July is National Grilling Month, and what better way to celebrate than a 2-part blog series exploring our favorite grilling safety tips and recipes.

Wiser Home Care’s Top 5 Grilling Safety Tips

Off the top of our head we could name over 10 reasons why Summer is the best season of the year. Topping this list would be beach days, increased outdoor activities, and of course grilling! We mean, w...

Summer is finally upon us and that means consistently hot weather. Keep your elderly loved one safe this Summer with these 8 Senior Summer Safety Tips.

8 Ways to Keep Your Elderly Loved One Safe This Summer

Life is pretty good right now in the Pacific Northwest. School is out for the year; the sun has come out to stay for a while and everyone is happy. Summer has officially arrived! We are just a little ...

Finding the right Father’s Day gift can be difficult. In our Ultimate Father's Day blog we share our favorite Father's Day facts, jokes and gifts.

The Ultimate Father’s Day Blog: Dad Facts, Dad Jokes and Dad Gifts

Perhaps it’s their dry sense of humor, outdated sense of fashion or lackadaisical parenting styles, whatever it is, Dad’s seem to be the butt of many jokes. In fact, there are entire websites and blog...