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The Difference Between “Agency” and “Registry”

The state of Florida plays host to three general types of companies that provide home care; Homemaker Companion Services, Nurse Registries and Home Health Care Agencies.  Horizon Care Services is both a Nurse Registry and a Home Health Care Agency.   What is the Difference between Agency and Registry? The key difference between Agencies and […] Read More »

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What Happens In Vegas…Benefits Jupiter Medical Center Foundation!

Celebrating its 39th year, the Annual Ball to benefit the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation will take place Saturday, March 28, 2015! With the theme of “What Happens In Vegas…” the purpose is to support the Medical Center by providing funds which enable them to preserve the exceptional quality of healthcare to our community. Proceeds from […] Read More »

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What Makes A Great Caregiver?

There Are Lots and Lots Of Caregivers, But What Makes for a GREAT Caregiver? In the home health industry, there are thousands upon thousands of capable caregivers, but GREAT caregivers have some prime traits and work habits that allow them to rise above the rest.  Ask anybody who has experienced a great in-home caregiver and they […] Read More »

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Facts About Diabetes That Could Save Your Life

Type 2 Diabetes is Preventable   While Type 2 Diabetes is a manageable disease, it’s also an extremely preventable one.  Yet in 2012, 1.7 MILLION new diagnoses.  Approximately 9.3% of the U.S. population has diabetes.  Untreated, diabetes can destroy the kidneys and can damage the retina, causing blindness.  Over time an abnormally high blood sugar […] Read More »

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Key to the Cure Kick-Off is This Wednesday, October 15!

Horizon Care Services invites you to participate in the upcoming 16th Annual Saks Fifth Avenue Key To The Cure Kick-Off Celebration on Wednesday, October 15 to benefit the Foshay Cancer Center at Jupiter Medical Center.   This always popular event presents a perfect opportunity for you to join this well-heeled audience, which enjoys shopping and embraces the dining experience! […] Read More »

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Exploring Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can have a big impact on your life From your work to your relationships, as well as your emotional well-being, losing one’s hearing is a terrible condition. While losing one’s hearing doesn’t necessarily affect the Activities of Daily Living, there is still a great learning curve when adjusting to hearing loss.  For many […] Read More »

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Defining The Two Groups of Daily Living Activities

What Are ADLs and IADLs? There are essentially two groups that define activities of daily life.  The first is the Activities of Daily Living (or ADLs) which are simple tasks in our every day routines such as dressing, bathing, eating, and using the toilet.  They are the most basic and common daily tasks that most […] Read More »

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Key To The Cure – Remembering a Friend and Colleague

One of the great champions of Horizon Care Services family was Tina Edington.  Tina was one of the most amazing home health liaisons whose genuine care for our clients and their families made her a star in the local industry. When we lost Tina to cancer, we lost a truly remarkable team member and great […] Read More »

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Key to the Cure Kick-Off Celebration!

I invite you to participate in the upcoming 16th Annual Saks Fifth Avenue Key To The Cure Kick-Off Celebration on Wednesday, October 15 to benefit the Foshay Cancer Center at Jupiter Medical Center.  This always popular event presents a perfect opportunity to showcase and to market your business to a well-heeled audience, which enjoys shopping […] Read More »

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Planning Ahead for Long Term Care

Maintaining Activities of Daily Living It’s not uncommon to start questioning about aging.  Where you will live when you start to need help.  Not just with minor aspects of getting around, but potentially needing a live-in caregiver to help with the very basics of maintaining ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living.  Don’t wait for your […] Read More »

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