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HCA’s Jennifer Thompson Appears on Senior Care Podcast

HCA’s Jennifer Thompson Appears on Senior Care Podcast

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By Jennifer Thompson, 6:19 am on May 20, 2020

Recently our own Jennifer Thompson, RN and owner of Home Care Assistance Nashville, appeared The Senior Care Industry NetCast. The premise of the podcast is senior care experts answer 6 questions in 9 minutes. Some topics of this episode include: The challenges of marketing online and technology The importance of great local partnerships Advice for senior care providers Listen to…

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By Jennifer Thompson, 9:45 am on May 18, 2020

Staying busy and occupied during COVID-19 has been no simple task while quarantining and social distancing, but we’re doing our best! Thankfully, we’ve had businesses and organizations get creative in how they offer us their services and experiences. Virtual tours have now moved to the forefront as one of the best stay-at-home activities! Stay on your couch and visit a…

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By Jennifer Thompson, 4:05 pm on April 30, 2020

For older adults, getting a better night’s sleep is important and provides plenty of benefits. Good sleep prevents struggles with insomnia, disturbed sleep, and waking up tired all the time. A senior’s emotional and physical well-being is also determined by how well they’re sleeping. Sleep helps to repair our bodies each night and improve memory and concentration. Below, we’re sharing…

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Social Distancing for Seniors-Teaching Your Loved One to Use Skype
Social Distancing for Seniors-Teaching Your Loved One to Use Skype
By Jennifer Thompson, 7:51 am on April 16, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus, we are all finding the way we communicate with family, friends, and co-workers to be drastically changing. Now more than ever we’re leaning on technology to text, phone call, and video chat with our loved ones. For our senior citizens, this is especially true. Seniors are more susceptible to catching the virus, and so…

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home care blog about wheelchair exercises
home care blog about wheelchair exercises
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:05 pm on March 30, 2020

Running, walking, taking the stairs, standing more – All movements that often come to mind when we think of exercise. And why not? They’re simple enough to live a more active lifestyle. But this is unfortunately not the case for seniors who are wheelchair-bound. Still, it is important that these seniors be able to live healthy and active lifestyles! So,…

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Coronavirus Anxiety-What You Can do to Keep Your Senior Loved One Healthy
Coronavirus Anxiety-What You Can do to Keep Your Senior Loved One Healthy
By Jennifer Thompson, 6:48 am on March 12, 2020

The news of the COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, outbreak has been sending the public into panic mode. But DON’T panic – That’s the last thing you should do! Both the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urge people, especially seniors who are more susceptible to the virus, to take extra special precautions and follow…

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Home Health Care Keeping Seniors Healthy During Flu Season 2020
Home Health Care Keeping Seniors Healthy During Flu Season 2020
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:58 am on February 25, 2020

This time of the year is crucial for your senior to take extra precautions to protect their immune systems. Why? Flu season 2020 has arrived, and seniors have a higher likelihood of contracting the flu, due to weaker immune systems. But hope is not lost, because there are several things your senior can do to prevent getting sick, or at…

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The Benefits of Reducing Caffeine
The Benefits of Reducing Caffeine
By Jennifer Thompson, 7:23 am on February 17, 2020

If your senior has been drinking their favorite beverages like coffee or soda for years, it might be hard to ditch caffeine. Even though it’s not the easiest thing to do, reducing caffeine for seniors comes with so many worthwhile benefits! We’re running through a few of these benefits below, and we’ve outlined a couple helpful tips so you can…

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Financial Advice for Family Caregivers
Financial Advice for Family Caregivers
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:47 am on January 30, 2020

Taking care of your senior loved one and family is your primary duty as a caregiver, and can be demanding, but so rewarding! Are you also taking the time to stop every now and then and take care of yourself? One of the ways you can do that is by setting yourself up for financial success as a caregiver. Read…

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How Music Can Help Seniors in Home Care
How Music Can Help Seniors in Home Care
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:58 am on January 16, 2020

For the average adult, it’s easy to take the music we hear for granted. Probably because we have heard thousands of different songs and artists over the years! However, you may come to look at music differently after you learn it can be a medicine for the mind of seniors in home care – especially if a senior is struggling…

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