HealthStar Home Health is returning to the Minnesota State Fair in 2015 with a mission to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by providing FREE memory screenings to anyone who stops by our booth. We will once again have a booth at the… Read More »HealthStar Home Health at the MN State Fair
As anyone who cares for a person with dementia knows, trying to do it without help can be overwhelming. That’s why HealthStar Home Health offers dementia care across Minnesota, including Duluth, Bemidji and Minneapolis. Our care allows patients to get all of the help they… Read More »Caring For A Loved One With Dementia: It’s Okay To Ask For Help!
A survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found approximately 11% of children 4-17 years of age (6.4 million) in the United States have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as of 2011. In this same survey, parents were asked whether… Read More »Facts about ADHD
Alzheimer’s disease is devastating, but it also tends to progress slowly. This means that with the proper care, a loved one can remain at home and mostly independent for a surprisingly long period of time. In today’s world, this period of time is longer than… Read More »Home Care Services Delay Nursing Home Admission for Loved One’s of Alzheimer’s Disease
HealthStar Home Health is proud to announce the launch of a new website and an initiative with First Nations Home Health – Minnesota’s premier provider of home health services for Native American communities. First Nations Home Health emerged as a response to community need to… Read More »First Nations Home Health
If caught in the early stages, there are more treatment possibilities available to those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Being able to recognize the early warning signs, makes it possible to get a loved one the proper care needed before symptoms progress. Signs of Alzheimer’s can… Read More »Recognizing Signs of Alzheimer’s
Americans are living longer than ever before, and soon older adults will outnumber the young. Who will care for them when they are no longer able to care for themselves? With this aging population how will we adapt as a nation? Recently, HealthStar Home Health… Read More »Caring for Mom & Dad
The numbers are staggering. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in every 5 adults in America live with a mental health condition. Approximately 13.6 million adults in America live with a serious mental illness, and one-half of all chronic mental illness… Read More »Mental Health – How Can We Remove The Stigma?
Our health care model transitioned to an innovative, proactive approach over the past several years. A focus on the areas of diet, exercise, preventative clinical services, and a high emphasis on monitoring areas of concern is shifting the way care is delivered. While strides have… Read More »Memory Concerns? Take a Proactive Approach
Do you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia that is complaining of sleep issues or nighttime restlessness? Have you noticed behavioral changes beginning at dusk that seem to last into the night? This person may be experiencing a condition known as sundowning. The term “sundowning” refers to a… Read More »Alzheimer’s Disease and Sundowning