• How to Select a Therapist and Provider: Physical Therapy

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Whether you are scheduling a long-overdue knee replacement or helping a loved one on their road to recovery after an illness or injury, you have the option to choose who you trust with your recovery. By researching therapists and rehabilitation providers, you can make sure you feel confident about the care you or your loved one will receive. Here are a few tips for selecting a great physical therapist and provider.

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  • After experiencing a cardiac event like a heart attack or heart surgery, you can feel that the future in unclear. You may be afraid to resume your normal daily activities or physical activity. That’s why it’s time to start thinking about cardiac rehabilitation—it could save your life and reduce your risk of experiencing a repeat of heart related issues by up to 40 percent. Read more to learn why.

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  • There are obvious benefits of meditation, such as having a moment to yourself, quieting your mind and unplugging and relaxing. New research shows that practicing regular meditation could have long-term health benefits and can actually change the makeup of your brain. You don’t want to miss these key findings.

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  • Live Better in 2017 with These Five Health Apps

    By Taylor Johnson

    Studies show that certain apps on your phone or tablet may actually help people overcome barriers to good health such as organization and understanding the importance of balance. These five apps could help you improve your overall health in 2017.

     

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  • How to Resist Hibernation in Winter Months

    By Margaret Schmidt

    In cold winter months, it’s hard to resist the urge to stay indoors and cut back on some of the activities we enjoy in warmer temperatures. Staying social and active is essential to our mental and physical health. Learn more about how to fend off winter sadness so you can ensure you aren’t staying indoors at the expense of your well-being this season.

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  • Advance Care Planning: 30 Minutes to Plan for Your Future

    By Caroline South

    It can be difficult to imagine a time when you or your loved ones will face making end-of-life care decisions, and it may be something you’ve put off doing. However, a quick 30-minute conversation with your doctor can help you find peace of mind knowing your wishes for your healthcare will be honored, and can help your loved ones in future situations. Learn about how you can plan for your future through Advance Care Planning.

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  • The Emergency Kits You Need This Winter

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Winter months bring heavy wind, snow and ice that could result in emergency risks such as auto accidents, falls, and even power outages that could cause hypothermia or frostbite. Stock these items in your home and car to keep you safe this winter.

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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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  • 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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