• 9 Ways to Stay Safe in the Summer Heat Wave

    By Margaret Schmidt

    To ensure your safety, be wise about when you choose to be outside. It’s best to avoid outdoor activities (especially those that are labor intensive) between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., when the sun's rays are most intense.  

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  • As you age, it’s not unusual to feel extra aches and pains on rainy days or when you first get out of bed. When should you be concerned those aches and pains might actually be more serious?

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  • Giving Yourself a Break - Caregiving in the Summer

    By Maggie Cunningham

    As a caregiver, you know that in summer months, loved ones may need to spend more time indoors to stay out of the heat. You may feel obligated to stay inside and keep them company, missing out on summer activities you enjoy. Learn about respite care and what benefits it offers you and your family.

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  • What You Really Need To Know About Zika

    By Margaret Schmidt

    If you have watched the news or read a magazine or newspaper in the past year, you may have heard about the Zika virus. But what is Zika virus, what is the threat for Americans and is there a higher risk for aging adults? We break down everything you need to know about Zika virus.

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  • 4 Tips for Sun Safety

    By Caroline South

    We’ve all heard about the importance of sunscreen and the risks we could face if we forget to wear it. Here, we bring you a guide to sun safety, along with some lesser known tips you may find surprising.

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  • maliparkinsons1The shuffle, the slurring, the slow, robotic movements. These were the early signs of Parkinson's disease in the greatest, Muhammad Ali.

     Earlier this week, the legendary Ali passed away. Here in Louisville, where he was born and raised and where Kindred is headquartered, we feel that loss to our community deeply. Because many of our patients and families are impacted by Parkinson's disease, we are taking a moment to define how this condition affects those it touches.

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  • Mens Health

    In observance of Men's Health Month, it is important to remember to schedule regular visits with your healthcare provider to receive routine screenings to prevent future health issues. Here is a simple guide for what males should be checked for at any age range.

     


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  • What You Need to Know About Medicare

    By Blair Klayko

    There are many misconceptions about Medicare, and knowing exactly what decisions to make for the coverage you need can be difficult. We try to break it down to help you understand how to make this decision easier.  

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  • 6 Activities to Do With Dad this Father’s Day

    By Margaret Schmidt
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    As Father’s Day approaches, we asked a few Kindred employees to share their favorite things about their dads. Reflecting on memories and traditions helps us all remember why we set aside a special day to honor our fathers once a year.

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  • Are Adult Coloring Books Beneficial to Your Health?

    By Maggie Cunningham

    Adult Coloring Beneficial to Health

    Everyone is coloring these days—kids and adults, with crayons and colored pencils, in books and on cellphone apps. But is this trend of adult coloring just for fun, or are there also therapeutic benefits? Despite being a recently growing trend, there is already evidence that coloring is more than a mundane task that allows us to relive our childhoods.

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