• Diabetes Management Is Within Reach

    By Mel Bearns

    Sometimes people living with diabetes need a greater level of care, even after following a proven routine of nutrition, exercise and medication. The diabetes treatment programs at Kindred Hospitals aim to restore quality of life and independence to our patients and are based on the latest advancements in the management of this disease.

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  • What to Expect from Inpatient Rehabilitation

    By Michael Ogburn

    This information about inpatient rehabilitation might make for an even smoother journey to recovery for you or a loved one.

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  • Caring for a loved one is not always easy, but it is an important role in America’s healthcare system. We’re sharing incredible journeys of other real caregivers. This is Judith’s story.

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  • 4 Ways to Better Understand Your Healthcare

    By Blair Klayko

    Our healthcare system is difficult to understand for many people. But, there are a few steps you can take to educate yourself so you can stay independent and healthy longer.

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  • Your Guide to Medicare and Transitional Care

    By Mel Bearns

    Medical insurance is difficult to understand, and when you are trying to care for a critically, chronically ill loved one, you don’t need any additional complications like trying to figure out if their care is covered. Learn about Medicare’s coverage of post-hospital care in this helpful guide.

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  • Your Guide to Medicare and Rehabilitation Services

    By Mike Ogburn

    Understanding health insurance coverage can be difficult. Use this helpful guide to learn everything about Medicare coverage for inpatient rehabilitation services.

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  • How to Help Your Loved One Breathe Easier

    By Blair Klayko

    People who survive critical illness often say family involvement in their care was comforting. Learn four ways you can support a loved one in critical care.

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  • Your Guide to Medicare and Hospice Care

    By Dave Inman

    Hospice care is not an everyday service or experience, so it’s normal to have many questions about what to expect. This helpful guide outlines everything you need to know about Medicare's guidelines for the compassionate care provided through hospice services.

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  • How Therapy at Home Helps

    By Blair Klayko

    Many people feel scared or uncertain about going home after a hospital stay or a change in a chronic condition that required treatment in a facility. Learn how therapy at home can help the transition go smoothly.

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  • Your Checklist for Fall Prevention and Home Safety

    By Blair Klayko

    Falls are a serious health problem for people over the age of 65, with one in four seniors falling each year. Falls can seem like a natural side effect of the impaired vision, lessened strength and poor balance that can come with age, but they should not be considered a normal consequence of aging.

    Falls can also be a sign of more pressing health issues, and they should be taken very seriously. Every 20 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall in the United States, and many more are injured. The good news is that there are changes you can make to reduce your risk of falling and maintain your independence at home. First, you need to assess your own condition.

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