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Hands-on Assistance and Remote Advice — A Tale of Two Alerts

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue Part of Residential Home Health’s commitment to promoting safe and healthy aging in place, and staying out of the hospital, is working to ensure that patients can have ready access in case a concern or emergency…

In Extreme Summer Heat, Cool Health and Safety Tips for Seniors

In the height of summer, we expect the days to be hot. But some are hotter than others — and when the mercury really climbs, it’s more than just uncomfortable. Every year, many Americans suffer heat-related illness and, in some cases, death….

Coping with the Emotional Impact of a Chronic Illness

Being diagnosed with a chronic condition, such as heart failure or neurological disease, can be stressful and overwhelming. Your body may not be as capable as it was previously, and you may be expected to give up favorite foods or alter your…

Treat Your Feet — Frequent Monitoring Keeps Potential Dangers in Check

Welcome to the final installment in the Treat Your Feet series for diabetes foot health. In past weeks, we’ve learned to keep feet Clean, make sure to Cover them with appropriate footwear, and periodically Circulate to maintain blood flow. Our last topic…

Health News Round-Up: Cardiac Health Gains and Heart Attack Response

The Latest in Heart Health and Treatment Thanks to advances in comprehension and communication, emergency treatments for heart attacks are becoming ever faster and more effective. In the case of a heart attack, a speedy response can be lifesaving. This is why…

Treat Your Feet — Promote Blood Flow, Don’t Wait to Circulate

Welcome back to our Treat Your Feet series for diabetes foot health. Last week we explored proper footwear to Cover and protect your feet; the week before, we investigated procedures for keeping them Clean and dry. For this installment, we’re promoting movement…

Depression Insights and Personal Battles in One Encyclopedic Book

Book of the Month: July 2015 Being diagnosed with a chronic disease and learning to cope with the condition represent major changes that can profoundly affect a patient’s mood, outlook, and behavior. Some illnesses and/or associated treatments cause fatigue, pain, or other…

Treat Your Feet — The Right Socks and Shoes Will Have You Covered

The Treat Your Feet series continues this week with another pillar of diabetes foot care. On the heels of our first in-depth post about Clean feet, this week’s topic is how to Cover your feet for optimal safety and protection. Committing to…

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