Monthly Archives: August 2019

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they may need a little extra help and care to live life to the fullest – but not everyone sees a helping hand as a positive thing. Many seniors struggle to accept that they need assistance, and this stubbornness can be a big concern for loved ones. …

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Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced that United Methodist Communities HomeWorks (Newton and Ocean Grove, NJ locations) have been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Homecare Service Standards of Excellence. As of June 30, 2019, NJ regulation requires Health Care Services Firms, agencies providing home care, to be accredited. During this rigorous process, the …

Loss of appetite is common among seniors, and is a natural result of being less active, burning fewer calories and requiring less food as we age. However, a complete or severe loss of appetite is something to be concerned about and it’s important that caregivers watch out for this health issue. Here are some insights …