Mobility and Mobility Aids

Mobility and Mobility Aids

Mobility is how well you can walk and move, whether that’s getting to the bathroom or kitchen on your own or doing fun things like going out to lunch with friends and traveling. Many people lose mobility as they age or because of health conditions or surgery. When you...
High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

The Month of May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month.  High blood pressure (hypertension) is a silent killer that can quietly damage your body for years before you develop any symptoms.  It’s extremely dangerous, and if left uncontrolled, could result in...
Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin Cancer Prevention

The Month of May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month.  As we all know, the sun in Mississippi can be brutal over the spring and summer months.  We all want to get outside and enjoy the nice weather while we can.  But the ultra violet rays can be...
American Stroke Awareness Month

American Stroke Awareness Month

The month of May is American Stroke Awareness Month.  According to the National Stroke Association, 65,000 Americans will experience a stroke with many unaware that they were even at risk. American Stroke Awareness Month is an observance that highlights the importance...
Infections in the Elderly

Infections in the Elderly

Are you aware of the fact that almost a third of all senior deaths are caused by infectious disease? If you didn’t know that, you might be shocked to know that this is true.  You might be asking yourself how, or why this is the case.  The simple answer is that the...
Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Every April, Sunflower Home Health celebrates Occupational Therapy Month.  As a service that we provide to our patients, we believe that occupational therapy is an effective way to help patients of all ages improve their skills for day-to-day activities and...
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