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To Have and to Hold On: Caregiver’s Memoir of Keeping Husband at Home

Book of the Month: June 2015 The majority of Americans say they would prefer to die at home, but honoring this request can be difficult. Some progressive diseases require extraordinary amounts of hands-on care, which may grow to be more than a…

How Can I Relieve Chronic Pain Associated With Disease or Treatment?

Coping with a serious illness is challenging in itself, from emotional strain to related treatments that can cause physical upset or fatigue. Sometimes, however, the disease or its necessary therapies can also cause pain, a side effect that may become a predominant…

This Memorial Day, Welcome Grilling Season with Irresistible Burgers

Featured Recipe After a long, cold winter, many of us are itching to get outdoors under any circumstances. And by the time the Memorial Day holiday arrives, we’re ready to herald the coming summer by starting up the grill. Our latest recipe…

Health News Round-Up: Role of Technology in Elder Care

Transforming Seniors’ Health Through Technology Global technology leaders IBM and Apple are working together to pilot an immense new social program. In partnership with Japan’s largest health and life insurance provider, the companies plan to distribute millions of Apple iPads to the…

Perception + Deduction + Follow-Through = Stellar Care

Residential in the Real World The first step in problem-solving is observation; it is also the simplest. An experienced clinician is trained to notice numerous signs, no matter how subtle, that could point to a health issue. The next step, interpretation, takes a…

Celebrate Better Hearing & Speech Month with Clarity and Confidence

Better Hearing & Speech Month For Better Hearing & Speech Month this May, we honor the Residential Home Health clinicians who help our patients express themselves, louder and clearer. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs), sometimes called ‘speech therapists,’ are trained to assist with a…

Should You Consider Home Health Care? And How Can You Find Out?

How can you tell if you or a loved one should inquire about home health care? It’s rare that the need is blatant; more often than not, our health evolves slowly, and so does our need for care. Without something as obvious…

Embracing the New — Frequent Use to Make the Most of New Technology

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue People can be creatures of habit — when something new comes into our lives, we often wonder, ‘When will I ever use this?’ If we’ve gotten along fine without it, the thinking goes, then our tendencies…

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