1. How to Elder-Proof Your Home

    As you grow older, you may notice that your balance, reaction time, and strength are not what they used to be. While this may make you more cautious as you move throughout your day, you shouldn’t have to be cautious and nervous to move about your own home. According to A Place for Mom, falls are the number one cause of injuries, and even death by injury, in older Americans. Falls are common amon…Read More

  2. The Benefits of Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapy is a form of therapy that helps people who are recuperating from a physical or mental illness do what they want and need to do through the practice of daily life activities. It is used to help promote health, while allowing you to better live with or prevent injury, illness, or disability. For seniors, occupational therapy can help them live more independently. Since this form…Read More

  3. Early Signs Home Health Care is Needed

    As we age, it can become more difficult for us to take care of ourselves. From remembering daily tasks to being able to make it through the house with ease, aging can alter our daily routine. But just because you need a little additional help doesn’t mean you want to give up your freedom. Being able to live on your own is important for many elderly people and a retirement home is simply not a pl…Read More

  4. How to Stay Healthy As You Age

    Aging is inevitable and something many of us dread. Growing older and losing the ability to do your favorite activities or fully take care of yourself properly can be hard for many people to wrap their minds around. But it happens to everyone. However, there are things you can do to make sure you age as well as possible, both mentally and physically. If you take care of yourself when you are young…Read More

  5. The Best Hobbies For Seniors

    As you get older, it can become increasingly difficult to stick with your old favorite hobbies or to find new ones. While you may once have been an avid mountain biker, you may have slowly lost the ability to practice this hobby. Losing the ability to take part in your favorite hobbies can be frustrating, and finding a new hobby is not an easy task, but hobbies are important and can help keep your…Read More

  6. The Story of Winston Churchill’s Battle With Age – Part 2

    Are you intrigued by the story of a great man who survived his own career through his elderly years? We’ll continue to explore the ravages of time in part two of this blog series, and how important it is that a person at any stage in their life pursue the things that they love and that keep us young for as long as they can. Nova Home Health Care can make that pursuit easy for you and for your el…Read More

  7. The Story of Winston Churchill’s Battle With Age

    Whatever your feelings are surrounding Winston Churchill’s politics or his life, you must admit that he was a great man. With a line of quotes that follow his name across the internet and another line of movies featuring famous actors interpreting the character, there seems to be a modern-day fascination with the man, especially as he aged. In fact, he’s famous for being Prime Minister of Engl…Read More

  8. Understanding the Unique Nature of Elderly Care

    Welcome back to our blog page here at Nova Home Health Care! We are proud to be a team of people who are passionate about providing elderly and disabled people with the care that they need and providing families with a new quality of life. If you’ve been taking care of your elderly parent or aging loved one on your own, at times, you’ve probably experienced frustrations, weariness, and even a …Read More

  9. The Best Ways to Keep Your Mind Young as You Get Older, Pt 2

    Welcome back to our blog page here at Nova Home Health Care! Our Fairfax home healthcare aides are among the most caring, compassionate, and trustworthy individuals in Virginia. We are very selective when it comes to the people whom we choose to put in our clients’ homes, and it’s for this reason that so many people all around Fairfax rave about our services. We have a reputation that speaks f…Read More

  10. The Best Ways to Keep Your Mind Young as You Get Older, Pt 1

    Here at Nova Home Health Care, we understand the value of a great quality of life for everyone, no matter their age or situation. As Fairfax’s leading provider of home healthcare aides, Nova’s mission is and has always been to give family caregivers back their freedom, give elderly folks back their independence, and improve the quality of life for families all over our area. There are so many …Read More