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Online Shopping: Is it an addiction?

There’s no question that online giants such as Amazon are dominating the retail shopping industry. There is almost nothing you can’t find online and the Internet has revolutionized how and where we shop. For most people this is a convenience. But for some, it can be a nightmare. Psychologists are beginning to recognize that online […]

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Social Seniors: The Importance of Friendship

There is nothing more valuable in life than good friends. No matter how old you are, we all need human contact – it’s key to our well-being. Friendship transcends money, status, and reputation, to name just a few. And while friendship is important at every stage in life, it is especially vital in later years. […]

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Fluffy Comfy Caps

Metropolitan Home Health brings smiles. Fluffy Comfy Caps Provide Warmth, Comfort and a Splash of Color. Metropolitan Home Health Services, Inc. donates its colorful handmade Fluffy Comfy Caps to facilities and organizations that help individuals who are undergoing medical treatment. Fluffy Comfy Caps are one size, made with Eyelash/Sports Weight yarn and come in a […]

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Helping Caregivers Deal With Stress

One classic mistake caregivers often make is expending all of their energy taking care of others, which can be exhausting, frustrating, and stressful. Caring for an elder can mean getting more involved in medical consultations, appointments and treatments; assuming responsibility for household chores such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.; changing your work schedule to accommodate […]

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Physical Touch

Physical touch is very beneficial to elders who don’t necessarily get hugged or touched often, because they are alone a great deal of the time. Living alone can be peaceful, but it can also be lonely. From simple interactions like hugs and holding hands to longer periods of physical touch, like snuggling during a movie, […]

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Fluffy Comfy Caps

Metropolitan Home Health brings smiles. Fluffy Comfy Caps provide warmth, comfort and a splash of color. Metropolitan Home Health Services, Inc. donates its colorful handmade Fluffy Comfy Caps to facilities and organizations that help individuals who are undergoing chemotherapy treatment. Fluffy Comfy Caps are one size, made with “Fun Fur” and come in a wide range […]

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Helpful Tips for Elders to Beat the Heat

The warmth of summertime can be a welcome change from winter chills for sure, but heat and humidity can also affect people negatively, ranging from mild discomfort to seriously threatening health issues. It’s important to be aware of the toll that the weather is taking on your family, especially if an older adult is a […]

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