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Home Alteration Projects Help Keep Mom Safe

If your mother has a cognitive disease like dementia, allowing her to stay in a place she recognizes and surrounding her with those she loves can help her feel safe, promote independence and reduce stress. Taking the time to prepare a home…

Education and Support Help to Restore Confidence and Independence

Does this sound familiar? As a devoted daughter, primary caregiver for your parents, working woman, mother, wife… you may wear many hats in life. While you often feel that there are never enough hours in the day, you somehow manage to find the energy…

Bathing Tips for Older Adults with Dementia

Caring for an elderly parent or spouse with dementia requires flexibility and sometimes changes the way you do things.  Even routine tasks like taking a bath must be approached in a manner that is a little different from in the past.  Consider…

Stay Out of the Hospital – Choose Providers Who Communicate Like All-Stars

How many doctors do you have? A primary care physician, perhaps a specialist or two? It turns out that the average Medicare beneficiary has seven unique physicians.1 That’s a lot of people to keep in the loop. It can be tough to manage…

Pet Therapy for In-Home Hospice Patients

Florence Nightingale once wrote that a small pet is ‘an excellent companion for the sick, for long chronic cases especially.’ The emerging field of pet therapy aims to capitalize on this positivity, enhancing recovery and promoting well-being. Patricia Petroulias, Residential Hospice’s…

Acknowledging All Who Serve Our Country to Defend Our Freedoms as Americans

What a privilege it is each year to celebrate Memorial Day and acknowledge all who serve our country to defend our freedoms as Americans. Special thanks to the many active duty and Veteran members of the Residential Home Health and Residential Hospice…

Raise Awareness Because Anyone Can Get Parkinson’s Disease

According to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, one million people in the United States currently have Parkinson’s disease (PD) and there are between 50,000-60,000 newly diagnosed cases of PD each year. The Center for Disease Control rated complications from Parkinson’s disease as the…

See How Easily You Can Improve Incontinence with Hydration

There are many causes of urinary incontinence, a condition which tends to occur as the bladder muscle weakens and has more difficulty holding urine. Common physical changes resulting from the aging process, like reduced mobility, increase the time that it takes…

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