Entries by Riveroaks Homecare

Physical Changes Of Aging: Loss of Vision.

According to a write up from the American Foundation for the blind (www.afb.org), 6.5 million Americans over the age of 65 have a severe visual impairment. Vision loss can greatly affect the well-being of older adults in many ways. A lot of visually impaired seniors experience difficulty performing the activities of daily living (ADL) such […]

Bathroom Safety: Use of Grab Rails.

Considering all accidents that occur during bathroom use in elderly homes, it’s very important to take action with the installation of bathroom safety measures for our loved ones since it is an high risk area. Grab rail also known as grab bar is one of the safety measures that prevents fall from slippery floors and […]

Bathroom Safety: Non-Slip Mats.

An important bathroom safety installation that prevents and reduces the risk of fall are Non-slip bath mats. Non-slip bath mats are placed inside and outside of bathroom stalls to help prevent slips and falls by providing traction to the feet when wet. Fall related injuries can result to head injuries, broken bones,hip fracture injuries and even […]

The Power of Music.

Music is a very powerful tool that can be used as a mental stimulation for our aging adults. With the rise in the life expectancy, we have a lot of seniors facing the problem of living in isolation and depression. Implementing Music Therapy for most seniors would tremendously engage and help prolong their lives more. […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

This October, River Oaks Home Care is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women and early detection results in higher chances of  beating the disease. River Oaks Homecare is reaching out to all women in their late 30’s and upwards. Let’s listen […]

Navigating And Finding The Right Care.

Trying to get the right care and help needed for your Senior family member requires looking through various options. Often times seniors and decision makers struggle with the different kinds of options made available to them. River Oaks Homecare provides a Patient Advocacy Service, which means apart from working with our seasoned personal care attendants […]

October 2016 Alzheimer’s support group meeting.

Our next Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver support group is coming up this Friday (7th October, 2016) at our Blue Bell office  from 12pm – 1 pm . The support group is designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. This is to help participants develop coping methods and encourage caregivers to maintain their […]