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...
Rheumatoid vs Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid vs Osteoarthritis

In this blog post, we discuss Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteoarthritis (OA).  Both are commonly found in adults older than 30, and both are commonly confused as they have similar names and symptoms.  At Sunflower Home Health, we care about our patients and all of...
Dementia vs Delirium

Dementia vs Delirium

At Sunflower Home Health, we realize the importance of providing education to spot problems in hopes of increasing the probability of early detection.  For all health problems, early detection is key.  Furthermore, being able to spot small differences can save time,...
Smoking and your heart

Smoking and your heart

What smoking does to your heart Smoking affects the vessels that supply blood to your heart and other parts of your body. It reduces the amount of oxygen in your blood and damages blood vessel walls. Smoking contributes to atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when...
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