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Category: Advance Directive

Choose the Best Path for Your Healthcare Journey

Choose the Best Path for Your Healthcare Journey The best time to make healthcare decisions is before a medical emergency happens. When someone you love has a chronic illness, you want answers. What options for care are there? What can you expect?...

Little Known Way to Validate a Durable Power of Attorney Saving Time & Aggravation

Like many of my peers these days, I am navigating the challenging world of caregiving for my parents. On top of their physical and emotional needs, I have come up against some legal obstacles in my caregiving journey – for…

Vibrant Symposium on End of Life Invigorates C3MD 2015

C3MD 2015 Recently, Residential Home Health was proud to host the third Care Continuum Conference of Metro Detroit (C3MD) on September 30 and October 1, 2015. Presented in partnership with the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology and MPRO, the conference brought…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Health News Round-Up: Exercise Benefits Parkinson’s Patients

Physical Activity Can Counteract the Effects of Parkinson’s Activities ranging from drumming to dance can help patients with Parkinson’s disease to regain range and smoothness of motion and reduce the need for medication. Recent studies have shown substantial gains in patients who…

Five Wishes for the New Year and Beyond

There’s something about the passage of another year that urges us to turn over a new leaf. But in most circumstances, resolving is easy — making a lasting change is hard. There’s a reason why New Year’s resolutions are often the stuff…

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