Who among us doesn’t dread their yearly dental appointment? You either escape with minor scraping on your gums, or you’re told you need work done to return to good oral health. It would be so easy to completely ignore your oral health as you age, but we are here to tell you why that would be a mistake.

 

By Linda Lauzon, Park Ridge Health Home Health

 

I have had the privilege to facilitate several workshops about Falls Prevention in Henderson County over the last year. The workshops are sponsored by the Land of Sky Regional Council, which trains lay leaders to facilitate the program “Matter of Balance”.

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As August passes and we move into the Fall months, now is the time to make plans to protect yourself from all the health issues that come along with the Flu Season.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Along with your flu shots, older adults need to think about protection from other illnesses that pose serious health threats like Pneumococcal Disease.

Take a moment to learn more from this informative CDC article, used with permission.

It’s an exciting time in Hendersonville as we enter into August. Everyone is gearing up for apple picking season and the time-honored tradition of the Apple Festival. Hendersonville has hosted the Apple Festival for over 60 years! This tradition includes live music, crafts, fresh apple products and of course, a street festival. This is a great time for the family to get together and enjoy Hendersonville’s heritage for an entire long weekend.

At Mountain Home Care we specialize in helping to identify when it is time to consider at-home care for you or your loved one. It can be a scary time, realizing that you or someone that you care about are no longer able to function daily without any assistance. There are a few reasons why at-home care is preferable to care in a facility.