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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…

Steady Encouragement Helps One Patient Reclaim Her Independence

It’s normal to be apprehensive about doing something new, like making a health change, even when we understand how important it can be. Coping with a new diagnosis or beginning a different course of treatment can come with a long list of instructions…

Celebrating Our Caring, Skillful Nurses this National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week For National Nurses Week (May 6-12), we’re honoring the many Residential Home Health nurses who brighten our office halls and patient homes. While nurses account for an abundance of Residential’s field staff, delivering superior care 365 days of the…

Home Health Care on a Mission: ‘The Care Is Indeed Universal’

At Residential Home Health and Residential Hospice, we’re tremendously proud of the staff and clinicians who give their all to deliver extraordinary patient care. Today we’re featuring one nurse’s story of making an international difference, in her own words. Currently a triage…

Music Therapy Matters: a Residential Hospice MT Goes to Lansing

At Residential Hospice and Residential Home Health, we’re tremendously proud of the staff and clinicians who give their all to deliver extraordinary patient care. Yet while we’re thrilled to make an impact on our patients each day, occasionally we learn of some…

Research and Reason Enable Informed, Compassionate Decision-Making

Book of the Month Medical innovations have resulted in remarkable lifesaving advances. If a person’s heart or breathing stops, or he or she is unable to eat or drink, hospitals and other medical facilities are often equipped to intervene so that the…

Health News Round-Up: Building a Better Shingles Vaccine

New Shingles Protection Shows Promise for Seniors If you’ve ever suffered through chickenpox, then you’re at risk for shingles. Although chickenpox subsides over time, the virus that causes it stays dormant in your body for the rest of your life. In some…