Important Tips on Managing Chronic Conditions

Fifty percent of all adults are managing at least one chronic condition according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Considering this, simple lifestyle changes, which can reduce the risk of mortality and may even be able to prevent 7 out of 10 deaths annually, are essential. Here we share some important tips to […]

Great Ways to Make the Most of Healthy Foods

The Mediterranean diet is well-known by many and touted by nutritionists for its health benefits. There are limitless recipes from this diet that can be incorporated into a healthy eating routine. However, our bodies can only absorb somewhere between 10 and 90 percent of the nutrients that we consume. Luckily, with some simple tricks, there […]

The Goals of Active Aging

Active aging”, a term created by the World Health Organization in the late 1990’s, is a deliberate approach to aging according to one’s personal wishes and needs. While each person’s goals may be different, many aging adults share a common desire to lead engaged, independent lives with a focus on healthy longevity. What exactly are […]

What You Should Do During the Flu and Cold Season

In the midst of cold and flu season, you’re often greeted with sniffles and sneezes everywhere you go. Washing your hands and stocking up on orange juice are great starting points, but there’s more you can do at home to decrease your chances of falling ill. Take these steps to keep yourself and your family […]

Giving Thanks to Seniors and Loved Ones

November is a month of remembrance, honor, and gratitude. We remember and honor our American veterans who fought for our country and we give thanks for what we have in our life on Thanksgiving. This month, the Miller Home Care family would like to focus on honoring our vets and showing gratitude to our loved […]

Happy Halloween!

It’s that spooky time of year again and Miller Home Care would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween! Halloween may be a fun holiday for some, but it can also be scary in a real sense for some seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. And similarly, elderly individuals living alone or with […]

Healthy Halloween Treats

Your aging loved one may not want to go trick-or-treating, that doesn’t mean they aren’t craving something sweet this Halloween! As your elderly loved one ages, you may notice they are developing quite the sweet tooth. Turns out, there is scientific reasoning behind their cravings. The older we get, the less sensitive our taste buds […]

Halloween Traditions: Past and Present

Halloween is this weekend! How will you celebrate? Today we tend to celebrate by wearing costumes, carving pumpkins, and of course a little Trick-or-Treating! While these celebratory activities may seem like the only suitable ways to honor Halloween, there have been a wide range of traditions for this spooky day. Halloween evolved from the ancient […]

Easy and Healthy Meals for Cooler Weather

There’s definite chill in the air which means it is time for sweaters, blankets, and nice, warm meals! We know that cooking a meal is hard when you are a caregiver, and making a healthy meal the whole family will enjoy can be even trickier! That’s why we pulled together some of our favorite fall […]

Fall Fashion for Seniors

Chilly weather often keeps you indoors, especially when you are caring for an aging loved one. This year, instead of letting ‘cabin fever’ sink in, consider getting everyone out of the house for some fall fun! If you are worried about how your elderly loved one will stay warm, check out a few of our […]

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