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Thrive at Home is Sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on April 28

Thrive at Home has announced that they will be sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. at All Saints’ Church, 14851 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge. ... Read more

Shingles Vaccination

Shingles vaccination is the only way to protect against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the most common complication from shingles. CDC recommends that healthy adults 50 years and ... Read more

Senior Safety while Driving

Unless you live in the Big Apple or a big city, where public transportation is easily accessible, you might find yourself extremely dependant on your car to get you around places. Driving starts ... Read more

How to Get the Year Started off Right: Tips for Caregivers of Seniors

    Taking care of seniors is not an easy job by any standard, and those who take up such a role deserve immense appreciation. The one highlight of being in a caregiver’s role is ... Read more

Keep an Eye out for Bed Sores

What Are Bed Sores? Bed sores are injuries to the skin as well as the tissues beneath the skin that occur because of obstructed blood flow. This happens when excessive pressure is placed upon the ... Read more

Safety Upgrades for the New Way of Aging

For seniors today, independence is the new trend.  Instead of moving into nursing homes or assisted living facilities, seniors are deciding to age in place and keep their freedoms and ... Read more

Home Care Versus Assisted Living

By Jackson Richman   It’s a decision that many of us may face as our parents (and eventually ourselves) age: Will the next line of care come from an assisted living center or at-home with ... Read more

Staying Alert for the Signs of UTIs in the Elderly

Infections can strike anyone, but for seniors, certain infections can be particularly serious. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, infections account for one-third of all ... Read more

letter from a client

To:  Thrive at Home   It is with much gratitude and appreciation from the C family that I thank Thrive at Home for their constant loving care of my parents, T and E.  In particular, HJ for ... Read more

Stay Safe in Cold Weather

Older adults can lose body heat fast—faster than when they were young. A big chill can turn into a dangerous problem before an older person even knows what’s happening. Doctors call this serious ... Read more

The Elderly and Facebook

By Jackson Richman As of January 2014, Facebook passed 1.23 billion users. The social networking website was founded by Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg and launched in February 2004. Though it is ... Read more

National Family Caregivers Month Theme 2014

                  Care Comes Home Thrive at Home salutes all the family caregivers! Your loved one’s care does not always take place in hospitals, or nursing homes, or doctor offices, or medical ... Read more

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast ... Read more

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

   The 6th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) will be observed on Sept. 22, 2013 to promote and increase public awareness about how to prevent and reduce falls among older ... Read more

Falls Preventention Awareness Day

Strong Today, Falls Free® Tomorrow   Date: September 23, 2014 The 7th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on September 23, 2014—the first day of fall. This year’s theme, ... Read more

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