• 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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  • 8 Ways Home Health Can Help Your Budget

    By Craig Layne

    If you or a loved one is living with one or more chronic health conditions, you may know too well the cycle of doctor’s visits or trips to the hospital for help managing symptoms. Depending on your situation, it can be difficult or inconvenient to leave home, find transportation or afford the additional medical bills. Learn eight ways home health can benefit both your budget and independence.

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  • 7 Tips to Stay Healthy While Caring for a Loved One

    By Mel Bearns

    When you’re caring for someone you love, it’s easy to forget that you also have needs. You may tend to put them aside in favor of being in the moment and staying on top of your commitment to our loved one. But this situation can unfortunately add challenges to your situation, leading to incidents of exhaustion, burnout, depression and even illness and disease.

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  • What You Should Know About Occupational Therapy

    By Mel Bearns

    Occupational therapy is an essential part of recovery from a serious injury or illness because it helps people re-learn all the activities they might normally do in their daily life. Learn more about how occupational therapy helps people regain their independence.

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  • Healthy Aging: Tips for Each Part of Your Body

    By Blair Klayko

    Aging – it’s inevitable. However, for the sake of your health, it’s important to know what normal aging feels like and what should be of a concern. We’ve adapted some tips from the Mayo Clinic to help you promote good health no matter what age you are.

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  • 4 Ways You Can Help Cut Your Risk for Dementia

    By Dave Inman

    A recent study claims that one in three dementia cases may be preventable through certain lifestyle changes. Read more to learn about five habits you can pick up that could help cut your risk for dementia.

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  • Losing a loved one is difficult at any age, but it is especially hard on a child or teen. Bereavement camps provide children and teens with a nurturing environment where they can talk through emotions and their experience with other children going through a loss, as well as education on coping tools so they are more prepared when returning to life after camp. Continue reading to learn more.

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  • Hospice care is a proven approach to help improve pain and symptom management and quality of life, in a variety of settings, wherever a person calls home. Unfortunately, many people still don’t receive care soon enough to make a significant difference in the last few months or weeks of their lives. Learn more about the benefits of hospice care.

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  • Daughters providing care for a parent who also work outside the home often find they need to switch to a less demanding job, take time off or quit work altogether to make time for their caregiving duties. Learn why personal home care assistance is becoming more popular and accessible for those caring for mom or dad.

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  • 5 Truths About Home Health Care

    By Blair Klayko

    Home health care services may be an option for you – and you may not even know it. Home health is available for people facing many different types of health situations. Read more to learn if this care could benefit you or a loved one.

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