Here are some less known facts about diabetes and diabetes management that you may not know about:  1. Having a Sweet Tooth Doesn’t Cause Diabetes Merely having a sweet tooth or eating “too much” sugar, doesn’t cause diabetes in a healthy person. Your risk of diabetes increases due to many interrelated factors. Diabetes is a…

Read More

Involving your kids in the cooking process allows them to understand the importance of eating at home while teaching them about nutrition and cooking. Below are 5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking: 1. Ask them for ideas  Having your children pick out groceries or search for recipes online will get them excited…

Read More

Here are some tips to take into account when taking care of kids with Autism: 1. Autism helps protect them from seeing and hearing too much. The word “autism” comes from the Greek autos, meaning “self.” While the long-held, incorrect assumption was that people with autism were unaware of the world around them, we now…

Read More
Nurse and grandma

The goal of comfort care, another way to describe medical care for the seriously ill, is to help honor the wishes of the patient. Caring for them during this hard stage commonly involves a combination of medical, social, emotional, spiritual and practical support. Doctors, nurses, social workers, nutritionists, aids and spiritual advisers can all play…

Read More

Providence Healthcare Services is pleased to announce the election of its Administrator, Nercy Radcliffe, to the Home Care Association of Florida’s (HCAF) Board of Directors. Starting on July 1st for a two-year term, Nercy will hold the District 11 Director position on the Board, representing home health providers throughout Miami Dade an Monroe counties. She…

Read More

The Westwood Christian School National Honor Society collaborated with Providence Healthcare Services to distribute 1,510 pounds of fresh produce to elderly and disabled individuals in the community, feeding 50 homes for Easter.  The students drove to Farm Share, loaded their cars to the brim with all the fresh produce, prepared the bags and set out…

Read More

Florida National University (FNU), its POWERHOUSE, and the Dr. Jose Regueiro Foundation have collaborated to present the Fifth Annual Missing Children’s Awareness and Prevention Rally.   Providence Healthcare Services is proud to support the Fifth Annual Missing Children’s Awareness and Prevention Rally.  As a member of the POWERHOUSE, we invite you to join us at…

Read More

Encompass Health will begin hosting an Alzheimer’s Support Group beginning Tuesday, June 4th 2019.  Helen Figueredo, CDP of Providence Healthcare Services, through a collaborative volunteer program with the Alzheimer’s Association, will be the group facilitator.  The group will meet every first Tuesday of the month from 11:30-1:30pm. This is a safe, confidential, and supportive environment…

Read More

Providence Healthcare Services has joined the Alliance for Aging, Inc. in bringing the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) to our community. CDSMP is an evidence-based self-Management workshop originally developed at Stanford University Education Research Center as a collaborative research project between Stanford and the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program. In a five-year research…

Read More

PROVIDENCE HOMECARE is happy to announce that we are now working with VeteranCare, a Veteran Administration Program, to assist U.S. veterans and their spouses with their healthcare needs. Our Veterans Care Coordination program will match our veteran clients and their spouse with a Professional Care Manager – typically an experienced nurse, social worker, or caregiver…

Read More