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Do you know when 911 is the right call?

Some health concerns require the kind of life-saving medical care and urgency that the 911 service is designed for, but others may not. When a loved one needs prompt medical care, consider these points. But if you’re ever in doubt, 911 emergency…

Part Guide, Part Workbook, Part Index — A ‘Complete’ Caregiver Aid

Book of the Month: April 2015 Becoming a caregiver doesn’t have an application process. Often, there’s not even a waiting period. Rather, if a loved one is in need, then you’ll do whatever it takes to help. It may be the natural…

Health News Round-Up: Practical Advice from a Medical Social Worker

Practical Tips from a Medical Social Worker The challenge of declining health or a new diagnosis can be overwhelming for patients and their loved ones. As health monitoring and maintenance take the forefront, emotions may run high, and fatigue can set in….

Residential Patient Story: ‘They Helped Make the Impossible Possible’

At Residential Home Health, we pride ourselves on recognizing patients’ unique needs and helping them achieve life-changing goals through superior care. Today we are fortunate to hear from a former patient about her Residential experience, in her own words. Thanks to Jana…

Celebrate Registered Dietitian Day with In-the-Know Nutrition

Registered Dietitian Day Regardless of age, gender, or health status, one thing we all have in common is food. Not only do we need to eat to stay alive, but what and how we eat can have a substantial effect on how…

Residential Hospice Welcomes Dr. Orest Sowirka as New Medical Director

TROY, MI – March 10, 2015 – Residential Hospice, a Troy, MI-based provider of in-home hospice services and a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, is pleased to welcome Dr. Orest Sowirka, DO, as its new Medical Director.

Forming a Caregiver-Clinician Partnership to Address Dementia Concerns

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue In a Residential Home Health care team, the ‘team’ aspect is essential. A patient’s nurses and therapists coordinate and share information in order to deliver exceptional, thorough care. Other important partners in a patient’s care are…

Alternative Media for Seniors with Low Vision

Whether caused by glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, macular degeneration, side effects of regular medication, or other reasons, low vision affects many seniors. Impaired eyesight can interfere with leisure activities such as reading and watching television, which has the potential to disrupt day-to-day…

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