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LSVT & Medication Reconciliation – One Patient’s Path to Enjoying Life Again

The emotional toll of a medical diagnosis can add another wrinkle to an already stressful circumstance. In particular, when declining health makes favorite or even routine activities seem out of reach, patients…

Managing Diabetes — Eating Tips for a Sweet Holiday

The holidays are a time of anticipation: of giving and receiving, of reuniting with loved ones, of mouthwatering treats we savor just once a year. Individuals with diabetes may have added anticipation…

Anytime Diabetes Support — Avoiding a Hypoglycemia Crisis

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue  Potential emergencies seldom announce themselves. In reality, a patient might notice feeling a little strange, or discover a change during routine monitoring, but how severe the…

Choosing Your Perfect Personal Emergency Response System

The world today seems to be all about connection and access — there are more ways than ever to learn the latest news, go shopping, and reach out to people near and…

Aging in Place — DIY Shower Safety

For aging adults who live independently, adjusting their home environment for reasons of safety or accessibility can feel like an admission of defeat. However, putting off such improvements exposes aging individuals to…

Caregiver’s Tragicomic Memoir Taps Into Familiar Feelings

Book of the Month: January 2015 A new year is approaching, which means it’s time for new routines and regimens in the name of personal betterment. Here at Residential Home Health, our…

Residential Rewind 2014: Home Health Blog Top 5 Posts of the Year

Throughout the year, we had many great contributions from our community outreach team and members of our clinical staff, as well as the occasional post from colleagues and caregivers. Many of those…

Five Wishes for the New Year and Beyond

There’s something about the passage of another year that urges us to turn over a new leaf. But in most circumstances, resolving is easy — making a lasting change is hard. There’s…

Complete Fall Prevention Includes Preparing For Fall Incidences

How do you safeguard yourself against a fire? Chances are, you have smoke detectors and fire extinguishers in your home, and follow safe practices when using heat and flame. But you probably…

Seniors Can Quit Smoking — And It’s Never Too Late to Benefit

There’s no sugar-coating it: smoking cessation is an uphill battle. In surveys of older smokers, as many as half say that they would like to quit smoking altogether. But beating the harsh chemical…