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The Importance of Prevention and Early Detection

Often, the earlier a medical condition is diagnosed, the more likely the individual is to successfully overcome the issue.

Living a long, fulfilling life requires you to take the time to evaluate your health and take the necessary precautions. It is common to believe that you do not have any reason for a medical screening if you’re not experiencing symptoms to be worried about. However, this kind of thinking results in so many missed diagnoses, resulting in untimely deaths across the country. To avoid the worst and ensure the best for your overall health, you’ll need to schedule time to have regular checkups. Prevention awareness and early detection of any diseases can help save your life.

The Importance of Screenings & Tests

You’re understandably busy in your day-to-day life. We understand that most like to spend their free time relaxing and with the ones you love. Seeking preventive care ensures you have more time to spend with the people you care about the most. Diseases that are diagnosed at an early stage have a much easier time of being treated. Cancer in particular needs to be treated as soon as possible in order to keep it from spreading. Speaking with your doctor about your particular health conditions will allow them to suggest which screenings and tests you ought to have. Your family history, race, and living habits could make you more susceptible to certain health concerns.

One of the worst tendencies of Americans in general is not getting evaluated until they have symptoms. By the time symptoms are noticeable, it’s likely the disease has become more advanced, possibly making it harder to treat. Medical exams will equip you with the knowledge you need to either prevent any future diseases from forming or treat any diseases that have already been diagnosed.

An exam is the only way to give yourself total peace of mind when it comes to your well-being.

Medical Tests Every Man Should Get

There are certain health screenings for men that should take place annually . A heart disease screening is one of them. Cardiovascular disease affects a staggering amount of people, so getting tested for a coronary artery disease is in your best interest. Heart disease can be serious if not treated properly. That being said, a diagnosis doesn’t meanthat you can’t live a happy life. Detecting heart disease early allows you to make the necessary lifestyle changes to keep your heart healthy. A high body mass index (BMI), heavy drinking, and lack of exercise can all contribute to the development of heart disease.

Your annual physical should include a blood pressure test, which indicates whether or not you’re at risk for more harmful diseases. If you know you have high blood pressure, getting tested for diabetes ensures your glucose levels aren’t dangerously high. A medical professional will test your blood sugar level to determine whether or not you have diabetes. Whether it’s type 1, type 2, or pre-diabetes, spotting this disease early and managing it will ensure it doesn’t dictate your life. Millions of people have learned to live with their condition and live accomplished lives by understanding that their body has special needs. A diabetes test is the first step towards knowing more and taking action.

Especially as you get older, you’ll want to get screened for colon, testicular, and prostate cancer to make sure there’s nothing to worry about. Cancers are notoriously more difficult to treat in later stages, as the disease has had more time to develop and spread. You may have friends or family that have battled, or are currently, battling cancer. Their guidance and advice can help you throughout the screening process and beyond.

Depression is a very serious disorder that needs to be addressed properly if found to be present in an individual. In addition to hotlines and online tests that are available to the public, you can speak with your doctor to see whether you may have clinical depression. Your sadness or discomfort isn’t your fault and is something that can be managed with the right treatments and right attitude. Your best bet is to speak with your close ones about your feelings and accept that you’re having trouble.

Seeking help when you know you need it shouldn’t feel shameful because it isn’t. Treatment for depression simply teaches you how to be the best possible version of yourself.

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Reviewer: Patricia
Patricia 2020-09-18 via Google
I like working for 24hr home care because they allow me to have a flexible schedule and I can take advantage of how far away from home I'd like to travel for work.
Reviewer: Liliana D
Liliana D 2020-09-18 via Google
Improving getting better and better really listen to our voice send us a recognition letter congratulating us as frontline workers, send us a little gift for our performance, send us an gift certificate from amazon for school supplies pack of $30 dollars for our children looking forward for more improvements feels good to be recognize as a great frontline worker helps us get more motivated afterall thats going on. Ive never got anything or a congratulations from them ever its the first time in the 3 years ive work with them and today they call me to say happy bday i feel special. Thank you 24hr homecare
Reviewer: Tatyana
Tatyana 2020-09-18 via Google
Pros: It’s nice working here. With this agency, you have a very flexible schedule. There are a lot of 4-5 hour shifts, although they do offer overnight shifts as well from 8 hours, maybe 12. You can qualify for employee benefits after 1 year of working here. They have “emergency rate” wages as well, these are last minute shifts that can raise from $1-5 an hour; if they hired you at $14hr and they give you an (e-rate) emergency rate then it’ll probably be from $15, $16, $17+ depending on the case. Traveling is required and they did have a virtual interview with me. They have employees working 24 hours if you decide to call them. They use the CC-Go app to clock in and clock out. They also give you a link to a corporate perks website that will give you discounts on phones, plane tickets, hotels ect. Cons: Communication with the office/managers can be difficult at times because when you call, anyone/random person can answer. My personal recommendation as a company request for employee(s): Sending each caregiver a “care package” in a ziplock bag with gloves, masks, hand sanitizer, ect. in case a facility or client doesn’t have the supplies needed. Having these “care packages” would help the company prevent any further sicknesses when dealing with urination and bowel movements if anything were to happen.
Reviewer: Samantha
Samantha 2020-09-13 via Google
Highly recommend!
Reviewer: Samantha
Samantha 2020-09-13 via Google
Great, award-winning company!
Reviewer: Samantha
Samantha 2020-09-13 via Google
Great company! Highly recommend.
Reviewer: CAROL
CAROL 2020-08-01 via Google
Reviewer: Laura
Laura 2020-06-12 via Google
Our care givers are loving, friendly and devoted. They are family! Thank you for being here for us.
Reviewer: Richard
Richard 2020-06-09 via Google
Our Care-giver Mudrakat is a blessing for us, with a big heart, and a very professional approach and skills - she will go far...
Reviewer: Raul
Raul 2020-05-28 via Google
Great place to work for!

The Most Trusted Caregivers

The success of our clients and company is entirely dependent on the quality of our caregivers. We make certain to find and provide our senior clients with the industry's best caretakers so that they have a positive in-home care experience. We submit all of our caregivers through nationwide background checks, assessment tests, and verify multiple references. All of our caregivers are required to be compassionate, reliable, experienced, and above all else, TRUSTWORTHY. We understand that you are entrusting your loved one's home and well-being with our company, and we take that very seriously.

24 Hour Home Care® is committed to improving the lives of our senior clients. By assisting seniors with their daily living activities, we are able to keep them at home where they are comfortable and allow them to thrive during this chapter of their lives. Not only do we strive to exceed customer satisfaction, but we strive to exceed employee satisfaction. We want all of our caregivers to be proud and happy to work for 24 Hour Home Care® so that they will provide the best senior home care possible!


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