• Many associate the holidays with time spent with loved ones. When your family makeup has changed dramatically due to loss, excitement surrounding the holidays can often turn to anxiety and even grief. Learn about strategies that can help you navigate this new normal.

    Comfort of Light During the Holidays

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  • You’re Not Alone: Stories From Caregivers Like You

    By Blair Klayko

    Sharing your story of caring for a loved one can help you relate to others experiencing a similar journey. It’s not always easy, but you are both proud of the care you provide, and you’re even happy to do it. We reached out to you, real caregivers, and have collected some of your incredible journeys to share with each other to connect. This is Dawn’s story.

    16Nov Marc Edwards 1
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  • Six Ways to Join the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease

    By Margaret Schmidt

    You probably know or care for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease, and you’re not alone. You see how this disease affects not only your loved one, but your entire family. You want to do everything you can to help. Here are six ways you can join the fight against the Alzheimer’s disease and honor those you care about.

    16Nov Alzheimer's

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  • Three Veterans Reflect on Their Service

    By Caroline South

    Veteran’s Day is a warm reminder each year to acknowledge the men and women who have served in our nation’s armed forces. We asked three Kindred employees who served what Veteran’s Day means to them. Read more to find out what they said.

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  • Hospice Care: What You May Not Know

    By Blair Klayko

    Hospice care is commonly misunderstood, but many patients and their families say they wish they had chosen hospice sooner in order to get the maximum benefit from the specialized services offered. While no one wants to think of this care until they have to, it’s important to learn what hospice care really is and how it can help before you actually need it.

    16Nov Hospice

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  • Four New Ways to Manage Diabetes

    By Blair Klayko

    When it comes to managing diabetes, you want the best treatment available for you or a loved one. While tried and true treatment has existed dating back to the 1920s, there is more funding than ever before to research the disease and its treatment. Read below to learn more about four of the latest advancements.

    16Nov Diabetes

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  • Extra Steps to Prevent Flu for COPD Patients

    By Our Partner, WebMD

    It is always important to take precautions to prevent illness like common cold or flu. The tips in this article from our partner, WebMD, are great for everyone—especially those with emphysema or chronic bronchitis.

    16Nov Flu

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  • 9 Commonly Overlooked Fall Risks

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Few of us think we are at risk of falling—but it’s more common than you might think. Use these tips to help you avoid falls in the home.

     

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  • New Mammogram Technology and Tips for Your Visit

    By Caroline South

    Mammograms are an essential part of maintaining good health and preventing future health issues. While the idea of getting one may seem scary, mammograms are the best tool available to detect breast cancer early on. To help alleviate some anxiety you may feel at the idea of a mammogram, we’ve outlined a full guideline on what to expect when receiving your first one or if you have not received one in a while.

    Oct 16 Mammogram
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  • Depression is not a normal part of aging, but is more common for people living with chronic illness that limits their ability to complete daily activities like getting dressed, completing personal hygiene routines or participating in their favorite hobbies. Read more to learn the difference between depression and sadness.

    Oct 16 Depression

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