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By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on October 13, 2020

Recent studies report loading up on multivitamins may be harmful for our health, suggesting a focused approach to supplements is best. To this end, we should strive to consume nutrients in their natural form, but even our best efforts at eating a healthy diet may fall short. To ensure a…

By Becky Grim, 12:05 pm on October 7, 2020

Home Care Assistance of Richmond is recognizing Heide J. as our “Caregiver of the Month”! 🎉🎈 Heide has been an HCA employee for over one year and a caregiver for over 30 years. ✨AMAZING✨ We are incredibly grateful to have such a stellar member of our team, our clients adore her, and…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on September 29, 2020

  Once thought to be an inevitable part of aging, arthritis is a complex condition that has many causes. If your elderly loved one has a family history of arthritis, he or she may not be able to completely prevent it. Here are some tips to reduce your loved one’s…

By Becky Grim, 4:26 pm on September 25, 2020

Check out this 5 star Google My Business review by Erica Goldfarb: “We’ve been utilizing the caregivers from Home Care Assistance for about 6 weeks now and have been very pleased. My parents objected to having anyone in their home at first, but the aids were very respectful and caring,…

By Becky Grim, 12:16 pm on September 23, 2020

Check out this 5 star Google My Business review by Kathleen: “I have been working as the RN for the Williamsburg branch of Home Care Assistance for some time now. The management is very welcoming and friendly as well as helpful and professional. They treat their employees well. I have…

By Becky Grim, 12:04 pm on September 18, 2020

Check out this 5 star Google My Business review by Winn VanBrimer: “We needed 24/7 care in a hurry and Becky came through! All of our aids have shown true compassion for our parents and my sister and I have full confidence that they are taken care of when we…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on September 15, 2020

Despite the fact that about one in every six adults, or roughly 17 percent of the U.S. adult population, has high cholesterol, many are not aware of the very real risks of the condition. Anyone can develop high cholesterol at any age, although the risk increases as people get older….

By Becky Grim, 11:49 am on September 2, 2020

Home Care Assistance of Williamsburg is recognizing Carmen K. as our “Caregiver of the Month”! 🤩🗣 Carmen has been an HCA employee for over one year and a caregiver for over 15 years. ✨ROCKSTAR!✨ We are incredibly grateful to have such a stellar member of our team, our clients rave…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on August 25, 2020

High blood pressure is a very dangerous health condition because it puts constant stress on the blood vessels. Seniors who have hypertension are far more likely to develop dementia, eyesight loss, diabetes, and heart disease than those with normal blood pressure levels. The good news is reducing high blood pressure…

By Becky Grim, 9:00 am on August 11, 2020

Millions of adults in the United States provide care for older loved ones. The majority live within close proximity of their parents. However, some may not be lucky enough to live nearby. Family members can then opt to manage their loved ones’ care from a distance, which often causes guilt….