National Wear Red Day and American Heart Month

February 14, 2023 —   On February 3, the Resilience Home Health office administrative support team joined the nationwide effort to raise awareness about heart disease by wearing red on National Wear Red Day and helped to spread the word about preventative measures everyone can take to improve their heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death... Read More

Heart Healthy Habits for Couples

February 13, 2023 — It’s February and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Are you thinking of gifting jewelry, candy, or a fancy letterpress card to your spouse or partner? One gift you can give your spouse that will be beneficial long after that candy is eaten is the gift of heart health! Heart health is a crucial... Read More

Understanding Glaucoma

January 23, 2023 — Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the United States. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, a good time to revisit the symptoms and risk factors for “the sneak thief of sight.” The most common form of glaucoma, primary open-angle glaucoma, usually has no symptoms in the early stages. As many as... Read More

Does Your Loved One Need Help?

January 9, 2023 — After New Year’s, it’s time for a collective sigh of relief: the holidays are over! But if you’re still worrying about an older loved one, it may be time to start thinking about getting them extra support. There are many different types of elder care to assist people as they age, providing a wide range... Read More

Resolve to Exercise More

December 26, 2022 — The end of the calendar year has many of us thinking about the year ahead and the changes we’d like to implement for our physical and mental health. One excellent resolution that many people can use to improve their health is a goal to get more exercise! Numerous research studies have established that regular physical... Read More

Managing Diabetic Complications

December 12, 2022 — More than 133 million Americans are living with either diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects how the body turns food into energy. Normally, the body breaks down most of the food we eat into sugar (glucose) and releases it into the bloodstream. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that... Read More

Resilience Home Health Annual Holiday Party 2022

December 8, 2022 — Resilience Home Health celebrated its annual holiday party on December 3, 2022, at the Tamarack Golf Club in Naperville. Nearly 100 Resilience employees and guests enjoyed a night of connecting with colleagues, cheering on award winners, singing group karaoke, and tons of dancing. This year the company awarded 32 employees with the Mission Impossible recognition.... Read More

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 5-9, 2022

December 5, 2022 — National Influenza Vaccination Week is a critical opportunity to remind everyone 6 months and older that there’s still time to protect themselves and their loved ones from flu this flu season by getting their annual flu vaccine if they have not already. Currently, flu activity is elevated across the country, so this week will serve... Read More

Winter Wonderland Safety Tips

November 29, 2022 — Walking through a winter wonderland is beautiful, but cold weather can be dangerous, especially for seniors. From frigid temperatures to isolation, cold weather hazards are real and common. Here are four ways to be safe during the big chill season. Stay warm. Older adults can lose body heat faster and be less aware of being... Read More

Gratitude Is Good for Your Health

November 23, 2022 — Thanksgiving is a time when we show appreciation for our blessings and celebrate the bounties of delicious food with loved ones. Science suggests that it would be good for our mental and physical health to extend this practice of thankfulness throughout the year! After dealing with the coronavirus pandemic for more than two years, we... Read More