February is Heart Health Month Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The good news? It is also one of the most preventable. Making heart-healthy choices, knowing your family health history and the risk factors for heart disease, having regular check-ups and working with your
A Helping Hand Home Care is nominated for Best In Home Elder Care Services Each year, we are honored to be nominated for the Best of Hall County. And this year is no different. We would be honored if you could take a moment and vote for A Helping Hand Home Care. Just click here to vote!
Each year, we are honored to be nominated for the Best of Hall County. And this year is no different. We would be honored if you could take a moment and vote for A Helping Hand Home Care. Just click the link here. Voting ends on Dec. 10 and you can vote once a day!
We are so honored to be a sponsor again this year for Marketplace 2017! One hundred percent of the proceeds from this fun local event will benefit Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County, led by Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Willis Investment Counsel is the Premier Sponsor of Marketplace for the 9th consecutive year. Marketplace is the perfect shopping
The Partnership for Gynecological Cancer Support will host its 5th annual A Broad’s Brush fundraising event from 2-5 p.m. on Sept 24 at the Chattahoochee Country Club. For the fifth time, the event will feature live entertainment, food and wine along with 5 raffle items and 75 silent auction items. During the event you will have the
According to the National Caregiving Alliance, more than 65 million U.S. adults — the majority of whom are women — provide care for a family member or friend during any given year. Caregiving can bring many positives, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. In order to avoid developing what’s known as caregiver
If you, or a family member, are in need of grief support in Hall County; we are lucky to have a valuable resource at Northeast Georgia Health System. NGHS licensed social workers and volunteers provide the northeast Georgia’s most comprehensive grief support services for individuals, families and community groups. They offer FREE grief support services for adults, as
Our parents have certain health vulnerabilities as they age and each can be difficult. As our parents age and become unsteady we need to remind them how to stay safe. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: One-fourth of Americans aged 65+ falls each year…and falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause
June is Cataract Awareness Month. Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States and if not treated, can lead to blindness. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts every year. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it can
With today’s technology there are several ways you can monitor your family members that you are caring for; especially when you can’t be there. If you are worried about the basics, like falls or other emergency, try a personal emergency response system (PERS) or better known as a medical alert device. These systems are very affordable