• 4 Nutrition Tips for Healthy Aging

    By Quincie Grounds, RDN, LD, CNSC

    During all stages of life, your body has special nutritional needs that should be addressed to remain healthy. Here are four tips for active seniors.

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  • Spring Cleaning for Caregivers

    By Craig Layne

    Spring cleaning is a time of renewal – out with the old, in with the new. For caregivers, spring cleaning is also a time for planning ahead and being prepared for the remainder of the year. We've outlined key ways you can clean up your caregiving routine.

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  • Quiz: How Do You Balance Caring for a Loved One?

    By Mike Ogburn

    When you take on the role of caring for a loved one, your life balance can shift as you adjust to being “on-call” 24/7 or take on another person’s health in addition to your own. Are you finding the right balance? Take this quick quiz to find out.

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  • How Music Helps People Living With Dementia

    By Blair Klayko

    Few people who know someone living with a form of dementia grasp the science behind how the brain is affected. Experts say that by increasing our knowledge of the brain's functions, we can more effectively approach caring for those struggling to live with this disease every day. Learn more.

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  • When people with complex needs that extend beyond a hospital stay of a few days to a week, both long term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) or inpatient rehabilitation hospitals (IRFs) provide intense, specialized care to help make significant progress on their journey to recovery and help them get back on their feet again. Learn more.

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  • Caring for a loved one is not not always easy, but caregivers are both proud of their care and 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 Nancy’s story.

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  • Intensive care can affect a person’s body, thoughts, feelings, mind and interactions with friends or family. As a loved one transitions out of intensive care, they may not have the same abilities physically, mentally or emotionally as they did before. This is referred to as post-intensive care syndrome, or PICS, and this is everything you need to know to help care for them.

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  • Why Rehabilitation Is Key for Stroke Recovery

    By Mel Bearns

    Stroke recovery has come a long way because of specialty care and rehabilitation and education on how to identify strokes as they’re happening to help people get care faster and Now, more than seven million people survive strokes each year. Learn what you can expect from stroke rehabilitation.

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  • How to Improve Your Health through Nutrition

    By Quncie Grounds, RDN, LD, CNSC

    With more than one in three American adults classified as obese, nearly one in four adults living with diabetes, and heart disease accounting for one in every four deaths in America each year, nutrition and exercise have never been more important. Learn how Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) are using nutrition to take an active role in preventing diseases and as a therapeutic agent in the management of chronic disease.

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  • 6 Tips to Avoid Mistakes Taking Medication

    By Mike Ogburn

    Medications can be essential in your care to help you recover from an illness or surgery, manage conditions or treat a disease. While beneficial, there could still be significant risks even when the right medications are prescribed. Here are six tips to help make sure you or a loved one are getting the benefits of the medications while limiting risks.

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