Employees Hope to Win the Lottery at Central Star Home Health Care

Elderly Care in Mansfield OH Would you love to win the lottery?  Well one lucky employee of Central Star Home Health Care can win just for being an employee.  Beginning this week all employees will be entered into a drawing for a lottery tree to be given away at the Holiday Party in December.  The tree contains over $100 in Ohio lottery tickets and the employees cannot wait to hear if their name is the lucky one. As a thank you to recognize ... Read more

What You Should Know About the Flu and Your Aging Parent 

Elderly Care in Mansfield OH The fall is here and that means that if you are like many family caregivers, you are thinking about the cold and flu season. This is a time when your elderly parent is extremely vulnerable to illness and infection, putting them at serious risk of dangerous health complications. Since elderly adults have a less effective immune system than younger adults, an infection or illness that might seem minor to a younger adult can develop into something very ... Read more

Have you Ever Considered that Keeping Seniors Involved in Decision Making will allow them to keep some independence?

Elder Care in Mansfield, OH – Self-Directed Care: How It Works For seniors, independence is very important; it is important to all of us. As we grow older we may need assistance in certain ways, giving someone else control of some parts of our lives and take away a piece of our independence. Self-directed care is an option allowing seniors to keep as much independence as possible while giving loved ones peace of mind knowing all the important things are taken care ... Read more

How Old is that Milk?? Paying Attention to the Fridge

Elderly Care Concerns in Mansfield, OH As a caregiver, I had a tendency to pay attention to certain things as soon as I arrived at a new patient’s house. One of these was to go through the refrigerator to check for various items and their expiration dates. As an in-home care provider, I felt that it was my responsibility to look out for the best interest of all of my patients, regardless of whether they were new for me, new to home care, ... Read more