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Supercharge Your Day with a Powerful Breakfast Smoothie

Featured Recipe Healthy eating is a lifelong endeavor. Although studies consistently show the benefits of eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, many of us struggle to get our recommended daily servings. One great way to increase your fruit intake is to…

‘Eureka!’ — Turning the Corner toward Disease Self-Management

Residential in the Real World It happens time and again: We hear good advice, or we know what’s best for us, but we can’t make the change. Then out of the blue, something falls into place, and everything becomes clear. When it…

It’s Worth the Effort: Recognize and Manage Caregiver Stress

Stress Awareness Month Because taking on a caregiver role requires putting someone else’s needs before your own, it’s that much harder to recognize the magnitude of your own stress. What’s more, because these responsibilities can grow slowly over time, caregiver stress can…

Residential Recognizes National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day The face of healthcare is continuously changing. The methods of prolonging life are becoming ever-more sophisticated, but in some cases, they can also be more aggressive or invasive to the patient. Consequently, seniors and their families can find…

Celebrate Occupational Therapy Month with a Safer, More Capable You

Occupational Therapy Month For Occupational Therapy Month this April, we honor the Residential Home Health clinicians who bring the prospect of safer, more independent living to so many of Residential’s patients. Unlike a nurse or physical therapist, an occupational therapist is uniquely…

Residential Staff Story: ‘The Importance of Medication Reconciliation’

At Residential Home Health, we’re tuned in to the concerns affecting our patients and the potential pitfalls that can threaten their health and independence at home. But as people, we are also patients ourselves — and vulnerable to the same issues. Mario…

Health News Round-Up: To Improve Health, Learn About Your Disease

Study Your Condition to Improve Your Health Giving a patient access to his or her medical records used to be unheard of — but times are changing. With electronic records enabling better sharing among providers and with patients as well, there’s a…

Should Your Elderly Parent Move In With You?

If your parent or loved one is aging in place, he or she may need help: perhaps one or two requests at first, but over time, your role as a caregiver can grow. The Family Caregiver Alliance reports that 43.5 million American…