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Tips for Preventing and Treating Urinary Tract Infections

the doctor recommends. tips for UTIs. Preventing and Treating Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections, also known as UTIs, are common, non-life-threatening illnesses. While this type of infection is more common in women because of the shorter urethra in the female body, men ca...

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Alzheimer Risk Factors Caregivers Should Be On The Lookout For

Alzheimer Risk Factors Caregivers Should Be On The Lookout For

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. In 2020 nearly 6 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s. It sometimes occurs in younger people, but the risk increases every five year...

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Tips to Help you Avoid Caregiver Burnout

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When someone you love has a chronic, debilitating sickness like cancer or dementia, it is emotionally and physically draining. Being a family caregiver changes everything, often in the blink of an eye...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Limit Your Risk of Developing This Common Cancer

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October is breast cancer awareness month and given that breast cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer for women worldwide, it is fitting that we shed some light on what breast cancer is,...

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart and Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control

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September 29th is World Heart Day and according to the Centers for Disease Control,  heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Not surprisingly, heart disease causes one i...

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Here’s Why Music is Beneficial For Seniors

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Everyone’s got different tastes in tunes, genres, and artists… but everyone can agree that music is great.  Believe it or not, music can even impact someone’s quality of life — especially for ...

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An Inside Look At Working with VMT

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VMT Home Health Agency is committed to being your shoulder to lean on during unprecedented times. Our team is fully committed to upholding our values of providing the most consistent and reliable home...

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How to Reduce Stress in Seniors

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Everyone experiences stress now and again, but prolonged stress can have serious health effects.  That said, seniors can be particularly vulnerable to chronic stress. Retiring, losing a spouse...

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What is Respite Care? What You Need to Know

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Caregivers work hard to make sure the person they’re helping lives an enjoyable life — but it’s an around-the-clock job.  These caregivers need a break every so often, and that’s what respite ...

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: How to Care for Patients With Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s is a neurological condition that can lead to cognitive decline and subsequently dementia.  The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that around 6.2 million people in the US have Alzhe...