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Happy September From TLC Home Care!

Hello TLC family and friends. The summer is almost over now and we hope that you’re all winding down with the business that this time of the year offers. With kids going back to school, fishing, hunting, camping trips, and the Alaska state fair, we hope you all are enjoying the last couple of sunny days we have left this year. We are excited for the winter and hope you all are as well.

How Serious is a Blood Clot in the Brain?

Home Care in Fairbanks AK: Senator John McCain’s recent blood clot removal and diagnosis of brain cancer has many people wondering about blood clots in the brain and how serious they may be. While Senator McCain’s blood clot was a sign of a much more serious problem, sometimes blood clots are easy to treat and the person is restored to health. Since blood clots are common in people over the age of 50, family caregivers and home care providers should be on the lookout for symptoms.

Happy August From TLC Home Care!

Hello TLC family and friends!! Where has this month gone?! I hope that this newsletter finds you all in great spirits as we near the end of our short summer months. If you have not yet taken the opportunity to pack up and get out of town please try to make an excuse to explore this lovely state of ours. Take a weekend to go camping with some family, or go fishing with some close friends, go hiking up on Flattop mountain, or even to the Alaska state fair coming up this next month. Whatever the case may be, make sure you get out and just enjoy.

Five Reasons Your Parent Should Have Meals Delivered

Senior Care in Anchorage AK: If you’re a long-distance family caregiver to an aging parent, you may worry about their well-being. Because you cannot see them every day, you might wonder if they are staying safe and healthy or if they are spending too much time alone. One of the things that many seniors struggle with as they get older is preparing meals for themselves.

Helping you and your Parent get a Good Night’s Sleep

Caregivers in North Pole AK: According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation affects 30 percent of all Americans. That’s 40.6 million people that are not getting a good night’s sleep. Considering the studies that link sleep deprivation to depression, a weakened immune system, memory loss, obesity, and high blood pressure, is it any wonder that the bleary-eyed are also not smiling quite as much as their just-slept-8-hour counterparts?

Encouraging your Parent to Socialize

As a family caregiver, you understand the importance placed on keeping your parent engaged and social as they age. A report in the Center for Advancing Health validates this: “Elderly people who are socially active and maintain or increase their interactions with...

The Pleural Mesothelioma Center

Asbestos exposure causes thousands of cases of pleural mesothelioma in the United States each year, and our mission is to help the families affected by this cancer. Our organization offers free assistance and resources to anyone coping with pleural mesothelioma...

Happy July From TLC Home Care!

Happy July everyone! The TLC Family would like to wish all our June and July babies a very happy birthday! Every 2nd payday of the month we will have cupcakes at the offices to celebrate special days each month. It’s summertime now here in Alaska and we want to...