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”, [...]
CareLink Nursing Services raised $650.00 for the Walk to End Alzheimer's that was held in Toledo on October 20th, 2013. CareLink Nursing Services 6060 Renaissance Pl Ste J, Toledo OH 43623 419-843-6049
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Proud of our home health team of nurses and home health aides, CareLink is a local company that serves the Toledo area. Our experience in home health care allows your loved one to stay in the home longer, regain independence and health after a hospital stay, and maintain personal care with dignity and respect.
Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to show aging loved ones you remember and respect all they’ve done over the years.admin
Go visit, even if it’s only a half an hour. Distance an issue? Call, or Skype. Take a box of sugar-free sweets and ...a Valentine’s card. Take or send potted flowers, which last longer than cut flowers. Plan a lunch or dinner together. Build and present a small album of old photos, complete with brief descriptions.
World Cancer Day is celebrated annually on the 4th of February to deepen our understanding of this disease.admin
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 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 [...]