“A New Year’s resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western World but also found in the Eastern World, in which a person resolves to continue good practices, change an undesired trait or behavior, accomplish a personal goal, or otherwise improve their life at the start of a new year.” (wiki) We all know the drill. […]
When you think of February, you can’t help but picture a heart. Valentine’s Day, of course, is February 14th. All you cupids out there, go get your heart-shaped everything for your beloved! The month of February is also Heart Health Awareness Month. So, how do we care for our hearts so we can be here […]
November is a transitional month from the cool days of autumn. By the month’s end, we could be experiencing the beginnings of the winter season. This month is the unofficial beginning of the holiday season, starting with the celebration of Thanksgiving. November is also an awareness month for several health concerns. Lung cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Ok, not quite that time, but autumn is upon us. Pumpkin spiced everything is everywhere! This season signifies change. The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are changing color, the kids are starting a new grade. This is a good time to reflect and make the changes […]
Hard to believe we are in the middle of summer already! If you need a reminder that things are revving back up soon, look in your local store. School supplies are aplenty, along with Fall decor and even Christmas items! For a lot of us, in-school learning is happening soon, and our jobs are requiring […]
They’re here! Just when we got the “all clear” to go outside after the pandemic, we are greeted by the Brood X cicadas. These cuties have been subterranean for 17 years. Surfacing now with one mission, to mate. With their loud buzzing and menacing flight patterns, these insects cause some to panic. I can say, […]
We at BoB value our nurses beyond comparison! National Nurses Week is May 6th-12th, 2021. In 1974, a presidential proclamation was issued to formally recognize National Nurses Week. In 1993, May 6 to May 12 was established as the permanent date, ending on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Everyone knows, loves, or has at least benefitted from a nurse. It has been […]
The old saying “April showers brings May flowers” has certainly proved true this year! However, it has also provided us the opportunity to get out and enjoy Mother Nature in bloom. Vaccines are being offered to a larger population. Places are opening up a bit more. But, the great outdoors were never closed. Get outside, […]
The highly anticipated vaccines are coming to fruition. Everyone who wants one should get one. However, it’s not quite that simple. There is a hierarchy as to the population that qualified for “first dibs” on the vaccines. First responders, elderly, healthcare workers top the list, and rightfully so. In the meantime, and until we have […]
Welcome, 2021! We are so glad you are finally here. Wishing everyone a great year, happier and healthier days, and a better life for all. BoB remains steadfast in our goal to help you with all the caregiving needs for your loved ones.
Hanukkah Sameah to all who celebrate the Festival of Lights. Peace, love, and light from Best of Best Homecare.
From our home to yours, we wish you a spectacular holiday season. Be safe and take care of one another. Here’s hoping the new year brings you health, happiness, and contentment. Cheers, L’chaim, Slainte, Salud!
The pandemic that started a nationwide quarantine has been difficult for everyone. None more so than our elder population. Due to their age and usually underlying conditions, our elderly population has been even more isolated than most. Most of us have been able to socialize at some level, be it a simple trip to the […]
No matter how old you are, dating can be intimidating and exciting. It can also be quite stressful if you’ve been out of the dating scene for a long time. Don’t worry about how other people date; just focus on what you’re comfortable with and set your own boundaries. You also don’t have to find […]
Mature hair is dry and thin. As you age, you may find that your genetics are beginning to show. For instance, if someone in your familiy had thinning hair, then you may find yourself with the same hair condition. Medications can also affect your hair. A common side effect of high blood pressure medications is […]
I recently bought Fredrik Backman’s novel “A Man Called Ove” and watched the movie adaptation of it. And I’ve got to say that the story is one of the my favorite pro-life stories ever. It also made me appreciate life even more. Here’s a short preview of what the story is about without too many […]
Regardless of whether or not you have arthritis, tai chi is a great way to better your health and a simple exercise to incorporate into your daily schedule. While medications can only provide temporary relief for arthritis, tai chi can help decrease pain in joints; progressively improve cardio and respiratory functions; strengthen the body; improve […]
This list contains recipes by Alex Guarnaschelli, one of the judges from my favorite Food Network show “Chopped”. I hope you all enjoy grilling these yummy vegetables! If you have any suggestions, please feel free to leave comments below this blog post. 1.) Grilled Bell Peppers with Red Wine Vinegar Cut the peppers in half […]
Not everyone is a morning person. And few of us are eager to work out. But getting up early and exercising can be an amazing way to start your day! 1.) Commit to your “why”. If you want to accomplish something big, and you’re determined to meet your goal, then youcan easily jump […]
Summer is a time for you, your friends, and your family to have lots of fun. (For more information about an activity or event, click on the corresponding heading.) 1.) Great Grapes! Wine & Food Festival June 3 & 4, 2017 Take your souvenir tasting glass as you enter the festival and stroll from […]