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Local Nurse brings Home Health Care Excellence Award to Toledo

On September 14th, 2016, Tina Taylor, RN, CHCM from CareLink Nursing Services was honored with the Home Care Excellence Award in Columbus Ohio by the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice. Mrs. Taylor joined CareLink Nursing Services in 2003 and serves as their Clinical Director. “Tina was recognized for her outstanding leadership and service to patients in our community”, [...]

Here are a few tips to help older people avoid hypothermia:

Make sure your home is warm enough. Set the thermostat to at least 68 to 70 degrees. Even mildly cool homes with temperatures from 60 to 65 degrees can lead to hypothermia in older people. To stay warm at home, wear long underwear under your clothes, along with socks and slippers. Use a blanket or afghan to keep [...]

Five tips to keep to keep a sinus infection at bay:

Avoid contact with people who have colds. Wash your hands frequently. Do not smoke. Treat your cold symptoms with nasal rinses and Nettie pots. Create a healthy environment by controlling the dust, mold, and other allergens in your home.  Use a cool mist humidifier during the cold and dry winter months. CareLink Nursing Services 6060 Renaissance Pl Ste J, Toledo [...]

“Spring Cleaning” for Seniors!

Spring is a great time of year to think about taking stock of the overall safety of your loved one’s home. Take stock of the medicine cabinet. Check all items for expiration dates. Are the medications stored in their own containers? Discard any unused medications. Replace the batteries in all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Run a test [...]

World Cancer Day is celebrated annually on the 4th of February to deepen our understanding of this disease.

What are the preventive foods that guard against cancer? Breast Cancer: Reduction of high calorie foods, increased intake of fruits and vegetables and regular physical activity is preventive. Lung Cancer: Avoid tobacco and stay free from environmental pollutants. Increase intake of vegetables, fruits and beta carotene. Stomach Cancer: Diets high in fruits and vegetables particularly raw vegetables, citrus fruits, and possibly [...]

Help your elderly neighbor beat the Winter Blues:

Help with the grocery shopping. Whether you have to go and get some of the groceries yourself or accompany them to the supermarket. Check their home for drafts. Draft prevention is an important factor in preventing colds and muscular pains, but it also helps to keep the electricity and gas bills down. Encourage them to go outdoors in [...]

CareLink Cleaning Services

Caregivers have less free time to tend to housecleaning. Let CareLink help. We are pleased to announce CareLink Cleaning Services. Call us today at 419-843-6049.