Should Your Loved Ones Get a Flu Shot This Flu Season?

Posted on November 7, 2017

Getting the flu can be one of the worst experiences, regardless of your age or health condition. However, the risks of flu complications increase significantly in elderly people. According to a report released from the Centers for Disease Control...

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Honored to Earn “Best Home Care Service” in 2017 AZ Star Readers’ Choice Awards

Posted on August 31, 2017

All of us at Dependable Health Care Services would like to extend a very big THANK YOU to the amazing supporters who voted for us in this year’s Arizona Daily Star’s Readers’ Choice Awards. We are overjoyed to announce that &hel...

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Are Caregivers from Agencies Better than Private Caregivers?

Posted on August 28, 2017

Aging is a sensitive and delicate stage in one’s life, which is marked by its unique challenges such as the deterioration of physical and mental health and the loss of independence. So, it often requires help in day-to-day life, which …...

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Dependable in the Community: Martha McSally Healthcare Meeting

Posted on August 21, 2017

Tucson, Arizona – On Thursday, August 17th, staff from Dependable Health Services had the great pleasure of a meeting with Congresswoman Martha McSally.  The purpose of the visit was to familiarize the MOC with home health and our specific co...

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Tips & Facts About Diabetes Mellitus

Posted on August 14, 2017

In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3 percent of the population, had been diagnosed with diabetes. Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed, and 8.1 million were undiagnosed. This epidemic effects the senior community at a very high 25....

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Elder Abuse Awareness: What You Need to Know

Posted on July 27, 2017

As seniors age, they become more dependent on others for care. When an elderly person loses the ability to take care of himself/herself, family members are often expected to provide care. However, research reveals that elderly people can become v...

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How to Effectively Counter Seasonal Allergies

Posted on June 28, 2017

Spring and summer both constitute a beautiful time of the year, with flowers, grasses, weeds and trees all in bloom. While you may want to enjoy the scent of the fresh air outdoors, you may find yourself a victim of …...

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Seniors More Susceptible to Summer Heat

Posted on June 19, 2017

It is a known fact that hot weather can pose alarming problems to one’s health. This is especially true in the case of the elderly people. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), individuals above the age …...

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Stress Management – Tips to Finding Calm

Posted on May 12, 2017

There will be tension in our work life; the health of our loved ones can be a constant source of anxiety; the bills never stop coming – overall, life will always be demanding! It’s time to realize that stress is the source of many problems an...

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Dependable in the Community: 2017 Tucson Conquistadors Classic

Posted on April 17, 2017

Dependable Health Services was proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Tucson Conquistadors Classic. The annual PGA Tour Champions tournament is held by The Tucson Conquistadores, a civic fund-raising organization established in 1962. All event procee...

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5 Signs Your Aging Loved One Needs Assistance

Posted on April 14, 2017

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, we often tend to overlook the growing needs and requirements of our elderly family members. This situation can become worse if your aging loved one is too embarrassed to tell you that …...

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Dependable in the Community: Public CEU Posture Management Event for PTs

Posted on April 13, 2017

Dependable recently hosted a Posture Management conference worth 4 CEU credits for PTs, and it was a great success! Keynote speaker, Lee Ann Hoffman, provided us with insight into how to manage posture with lots of helpful tips and explanations. ...

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New Medicare & Medicaid Rules and Protections

Posted on March 15, 2017

This past January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new Medicare and Medicaid Home Health Care Rules and Beneficiary Protections.  These rules are the minimum health and safety standards that a home health agency ...

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Managing Osteoarthritis

Posted on February 28, 2017

Aging is a natural process that happens to everyone, and getting older is more challenging when facing health problems, including the common effects of osteoarthritis. What Causes Osteoarthritis? Degenerative arthritis (osteoarthritis) is mainly ...

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Dependable in the Community: Networking with Jim Click

Posted on February 10, 2017

Jim Click and Holmes Tuttle Automotive have embraced Dependable Health Services as their newest members of their Business Preferred Network aimed at connecting face-to-face with the Tucson community to help build a spirit of partnering. The Jim C...

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Caregivers Taking Care

Posted on January 31, 2017

Being a caregiver is a challenging occupation. You may frequently prioritize your client’s health as part of your job, and though it’s rewarding, this career can be both mentally and physically taxing. It is understandable that outside of wor...

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Dependable in the Community: 2016 Arizona Bowl

Posted on January 3, 2017

Dependable Health Services was proud to be a supporter of the 2016 Arizona Bowl. Played at Arizona Stadium in Tucson on December 30th, this second edition of the Arizona Bowl featured the South Alabama Jaguars of the Sun Belt Conference …...

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Dependable Door Decorations – Winter 2016 Festivities

Posted on December 28, 2016

For the 2016 holiday season, the Dependable staff all participated in an amazing door decorating contest. Our staff truly displayed their joyous holiday spirit from “The Grinch” to “A Hand-Made Tree”, although the “Stockings Hung from t...

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Dependable in the Community: Hook-N-Slice

Posted on December 22, 2016

This December, Thomas Pepping, our Dependable Health Services CFO, joined few of his adventurous friends in a charitable round of golf to benefit TMC for Children and the Children’s Miracle Network. The TMC Foundation holds this Hook-N-Slice go...

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AAHC 2016 Home Heath Hero – Occupational Therapist Amy Steele!

Posted on December 22, 2016

The Arizona Association for Home Care (AAHC) provides an annual recognition program to recognize outstanding individuals working in the home health care field. Each year, they select one recipient from each of four discipline categories (Nurse, T...

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Dependable Health Services Staff Halloween Party & Costume Contest

Posted on November 1, 2016

The Dependable Health Services annual Halloween party was a great success! We had a lot of really creative costumes worn by our fabulous staff. The favorite was an Alfred Hitchcock themed outfit from his famous thriller “The Birds”. T...

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Dependable in the Community: Surviving the Horror of the Zombie 5k Mud Run

Posted on October 10, 2016

Preface: Zombies are dead bodies reanimated by viruses or magic in popular culture. They are mindless creatures with a taste and affinity for human flesh and entirely no concept of self-preservation. From The Walking Dead to George Romero’s Nig...

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How Different Generations Can Co-Exist Among Themselves

Posted on October 3, 2016

Different age-groups living together can be challenging as each generation will certainly have different opinions about specific situations. Also, their approach to a problem or a situation will vary. A perfect example of this is when adults move...

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In the News: Home Health-Care Provider Rising, Reaching Higher

Posted on April 25, 2015

As the health-care industry becomes the fastest-growing sector in the U.S. economy, Tucson-based Dependable Health Services is positioning itself to continue expanding through technology and a commitment to its philosophy of caring for patients a...

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