The Value of Tradition

Born in Walsenburg Colorado, Tim Cordova and his five brothers were taught the importance, value and tradition of hunting. “Hunting feels like a different life you are one with the wildlife in the mountains and it just feels special.” Hunting a tradition passed down from generation to generation where respect of nature and animals is a value important to that tradition. Tim shared the values and family tradition of hunting with his boys.  “We would

Locals Choose HEART ‘N HOME as Best of Treasure Valley

Heart ‘n Home Hospice & Palliative Care was awarded The ​Best of Treasure Valley​™ 2019 in home care by Inbound Systems! ​ ​The Best of Treasure Valley introduces a new way of identifying and recognizing the best businesses in the community. Using a combination of online reviews and community votes, winners were determined across nine categories and 184 subcategories. More than 18,000 unique ballots were cast during the voting round by Treasure Valley residents. Local

Making Sense of Senior Safety

Observing the safety hazards in a senior’s home is one thing. Living them is another. It’s not always easy to understand the physical limitations older adults face that could make home a virtual minefield for an aging parent. According to research conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care® network, nearly 100% of emergency room doctors in the U.S. and Canada report that the following health conditions are very serious risk factors as potential causes for injuries or accidents

Family is at the Heart of Aging in Place

Everyone should be able to receive the care they need to stay in the place they love — home. And family members will enjoy peace of mind knowing their elderly loved ones are receiving the right services to help them age in place, safely and independently. Lee Health’s Senior Care Choices can provide answers at a time of uncertainty, whether you live out of state or down the block from your loved one. In other

When Was Your Last Hearing Test?

Regularly scheduled hearing tests should be part of your normal health routine but are often not included as part of an annual physical. It is recommended that people over 50 have a hearing test every 5 years and over 65 every two years. Your hearing may have influence on many aspects of health. People with even mild hearing loss are three times more likely to suffer from falls. Johns Hopkins studies show that people with

Affordable High Quality Dental Care

At Independent Dental Care, we believe in providing high quality dental care at an affordable price. Many of our patients are seniors or those with very limited healthcare policies that give few benefits and charge more for their other needs. We understand this and go out of our way to make sure that patients receive quality dental care at a fair price. After watching the dental profession change, we felt it had to be done