cancer nutrition

Hillendale Home Care’s Top Cancer Nutrition Tips: When Tastes Change

Maintaining a healthy diet is especially crucial for those undergoing cancer treatment, but one of the top side effects to prevent patients from eating well is a change in taste. It’s important to overcome this and other barriers to healthy eating in order to maintain the strength needed for chemo treatments, guard against infections, and a number of other benefits. Read More...
Chemo side effects

How to Help Minimize Chemo Side Effects

Chemotherapy saves lives, and is utilized as treatment for as many as 650,000 Americans with cancer each year; but as helpful as this solution may be, it brings with it potential risks and sometimes unpleasant side effects. Hillendale Home Care, top providers of Contra Costa area home care services, outlines the most common chemo side effects, and recommendations to help make them more manageable. Read More...

Try These Tips from Hillendale Home Care to Help a Loved One with Cancer

When someone you love has cancer, it’s natural to want to drop everything and help that person, but taking on the role of a caregiver is not without challenges. Cancer treatments and the resulting side effects can be especially difficult for both the patients themselves and their loved ones, and sometimes caregivers may feel overwhelmed. Read More...

Can Video Games Help Cancer Patients?

It’s well known that video games aren’t just for kids. People of all ages have jumped on the Wii bandwagon and have been discovering the health benefits provided in addition to it being just plain fun. But could it really be possible for video games to have an impact on patient care for those with cancer? Read More...

Cancer and Elderly Care in San Ramon CA!

The word can conjure up a host of negative images and thoughts.  Cancer.  When you hear that word, what are your thoughts?  Most people know at least one person who has been diagnosed with some form of cancer or another in their lifetime.   Read More...