National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s Awareness Month is an opportunity to increase awareness about the illness and its symptoms, as well as to support victims. Parkinson’s is a long-term disorder where the central nervous system degenerates and that affects the motor system. Motor symptoms like trembling, stiffness, and rigidity are usually associated with Parkinson’s disease. Symptoms typically occur slowly. One side is often affected first, but as Parkinson’s disease progresses, both sides are affected. WHY PARKINSON’S AWARENESS MONTH IS IMPORTANT 1.Raising Awareness It encourages …

Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month, providing a great opportunity for everyone to revisit and reprioritize healthy and productive stress relief strategies. Stress is one of the most damaging things that we deal with regularly. The irony is that stress itself is not a bad thing. In fact, stress is an important natural response to danger and to challenge, which increases our athletic performance, our focus and our likelihood of winning any confrontation. The problem is when stress becomes chronic. When …

Payroll April Calendar & Human Resource Updates

Payroll Reminders: Home Assist Health is paperless for all time and attendance.  Please use the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) that has been provided to you.  This is a State mandated system and failure to properly use this system  will include but not be limited to delay in pay and disciplinary actions.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office today 602-795-7620. Pay dates by month:         April                 …

National Caffeine Awareness Month

Do you start your day with a cup of coffee? Need that candy bar in the middle of the day? It could be that you are using caffeine as an energy boost. National Caffeine Awareness Month is a great time to get the low down on exactly how much caffeine you are consuming in a day and if that is having any harmful effects on your body. Some uses of caffeine are as an additive to medicine or food so …

National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month and it’s the perfect time to take a few moments to think about the many women who have done amazing things. National Women’s Month Celebration serves as a tribute, a platform, and a call to action that highlights the extraordinary roles of ordinary woman in the society as pioneers and forerunners of change. Here are some ways to celebrate and show some appreciation for the woman in our lives. 1. Explore the history of …

March Caregiver of the Month

Congratulations to Home Assist Health’s caregiver of the month for March 2022, Rosa Rodriguez! Rosa is truly a sparkling diamond and a valued asset to our team. She has been an active caregiver since 2017 and has worked with several members for many years. Rosa takes compassionate care to another other level by being personable and genuine with the members she cares for. Her charming personality is what makes her connection with her members so special. From the words of …

Payroll March Calendar & Human Resource Updates

Payroll Reminders: Home Assist Health is now paperless for all time and attendance.  Please use the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) that has been provided to you.  This is a State mandated system and not utilizing this system will include but not be limited to delay in pay and disciplinary actions.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office today 602-795-7620. Pay dates by month:         March                 …

EatWELL – The perfect, healthy charcuterie board for a social gathering

A HEALTHY CHARCUTERIE BOARD Recipe and photo adapted from the recipe blog at simpleandsavory.com Charcuterie boards are all the rage right now when it comes to any social gathering. Charcuterie boards offer the opportunity to be creative with food assembling and pairing. Today, we are focusing on building a healthy board. Check out some key ingredients below! INGREDIENTS: • Uncured Pepperoni • Uncured Salami • Uncured Proscuitto • Celery and Carrot sticks • Homemade Hummus • Assorted Greek Olives • …

LiveWELL – Tips to build connections that promote wellbeing

A healthy connection that promotes wellbeing makes you feel good about yourself, feel safe and seen. The key to establishing any healthy external relationship is to first build a healthy internal relationship with yourself. When you do this you create an expectation for how you allow others to treat you. The National Institute of Health recommends the following tips to build a healthy relationship: ·     Share your feelings honestly ·     Ask for what you need from others ·     Listen to others without judgment …

PlayWELL- 3 positive ways exercise impacts heart health

Moving your body is pivotal in living a healthy lifestyle and a healthy lifestyle means a healthy heart. We hope that these info-facts from John Hopkins medicine motivates you to start or continue an exercise regimen that works best for you! 1. Exercise can stop or reduce the development of diabetes. When strength training is combined with aerobic exercise, it can lower the chances of developing diabetes by 50% because exercise allows the muscles to process glycogen (used for energy). …