Caregivers and Dementia: How to Get the Support You Need

While caregiving for a loved one is a noble calling that comes with its own rewards, it can also be a daunting and demanding pursuit. It requires an immense investment of time and money and can take a toll on your physical and mental health. This can have many side effects on a caregiver, including stress, fatigue, depression, relational issues, and even … Read More

How To Use Amazon Alexa to Help Seniors with Memory Impairment

As a caregiver of a senior with memory loss, you may find yourself worrying about your senior loved ones, especially when loneliness can have such profound effects on health. According to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, more than 1 in 3 adults over the age of 45 feels lonely, while 1 in 4 seniors over the age of … Read More

10 Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that impacts memory, behaviors, and cognitive abilities. It’s estimated that 5.8 million Americans 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease. This form of dementia is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Understanding the early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease is crucial to the individual’s quality of life. An early diagnosis provides a … Read More

Can Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy Help You?

The side effects of hormone imbalances are no fun. Whether you’re experiencing menopause, have low testosterone, or have other symptoms of an imbalance (insomnia, stress, weight gain, sexual dysfunction, anxiety, or depression), it can be difficult to deal with. However, hormone therapy, particularly bio-identical hormone therapy like the EvexiPEL pellets that OneSource offers, may be able to help and get … Read More

Men, Take Charge of Your Heart Health

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for men, and that can be a very scary statistic. However, there are important steps you can take to take charge of your heart health.  At OneSource Healthcare, we know how important heart health is. If you are worried about your risk of heart disease and heart attack, schedule an appointment … Read More

Lowering Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is fairly common in the United States. It’s estimated that about 1 in 25 adults will develop either colon or rectal cancer during their lifetime, and we all want to minimize those kinds of risks as much as we can. While there isn’t any sure fire way to prevent colorectal cancer, we have our top eight tips on … Read More

Eating Healthy During Gatherings and Holidays

Results may vary. We all know eating healthy is good for us, but it can be so hard on a regular day. During all the family gatherings and holidays, it can feel nearly impossible! While a few indulgences won’t wreck your overall health, it can make it easy to get entirely off track. We’ve put together our top five tips … Read More

5 Common Truck Driver Health Issues

Need Solutions? Understandably, being on the road is a tough job. The food and lifestyle of a truck driver is mostly around store-bought goods and ready-to-consume food and drinks. But, this kind of eating habits puts their health at risk. Obesity Being on the same posture for most of the time, truck drivers face various health problems. Obesity is one … Read More

Blood Pressure & DOT Physicals

5 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure  In order to drive a commercial truck with a gross weight totaling over 10,000 lbs. on the interstate, drivers must pass a DOT physical with blood pressure at or below 140/90. While medication is an acceptable method of keeping blood pressure under control, if your DOT physical is coming up soon and you’re in … Read More

Preventing Fall Injuries

With aging, bodily systems that keep us balanced and standing upright require more awareness. You may no longer see or hear as well, for example, which can affect your coordination. Nerves that carry information from your brain to your muscles may deteriorate, slowing your reaction time and making it more difficult to move away from oncoming pedestrians or adjust to icy patches on a sidewalk. Normal … Read More