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peripheral artery diseaseThere is encouraging news for all those with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a debilitating condition that can result from smoking or diabetes and can increase a person’s chance of developing a heart attack or stroke, and sometimes leading to limb amputation. Medicare is now going to pay for the cost of treadmill therapy once recommended and supervised by a health care… read more

Posted October 11, 2017
Tags: Diabetes Care, heart disease, Senior Health



Senior Health CareIt’s official: we’ve entered the season of sweet treats! From snowman cookies to amazing pies to candy canes and alcohol-laced cocoa, it’s really difficult to overlook the variety of amazing sweets that bombard us, and the wonderful stories they bring to mind, especially close to the holidays. But what end result does this surge in sugar consumption have on senior health care?

Sugar’s… read more

Posted November 14, 2016
Tags: Diabetes Care, Senior Health



DuPage County Home CareIndependence-4-Seniors Home Care, a DuPage County home care agency, knows that whenever finger pricks, sugar lows, and insulin injections are not far from the forefront of your thoughts, it can be stressful. Have faith, diabetic patients! The FDA has recently approved the first artificial pancreas - a hybrid closed-loop system that includes an insulin pump with a continuous glucose monitor. This tremendous creation… read more

Posted November 07, 2016
Tags: Diabetes Care, Senior Health


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Quotes from our ClientsI don’t know how we would have gotten through this without you and your staff’s assistance. You probably already know this, but I feel compelled to give you a “report card” on the day staff:
Virginia: She’s an angel, and at the same time, a “whirling dervish” with a non-stop take charge energy level. I can’t say enough good things about her. She cares about her clients and their demise hurts her.
Lucy: Kind and caring. Good Activity level.
As you know, the night crew is on duty when we were generally sleeping, so we had less interaction. Monica is a good and caring person. (She called after Linda’s passing to give her condolences). So is Sue. With less demands, the night crew is different in operation. You guys have the right folks on the right shifts.
That’s what my daughter Keri and I thought. Thought you should know.
In closing, let me say that your service exceeded our expectations. I’ll definitely recommend your firm to anyone that I hear needs help.

- Thanks again, M.R.


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