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Prescription costs for Medicare recipients down

Seniors who are on Medicare may have found that their prescription costs have dwindled in recent years.

Study looks at nurse support to caregivers

Taking care of an elderly loved one can be draining on a person. While there are home health care professionals who can help with the daily tasks, if a senior relative is suddenly faced with a grim prognosis, it can be hard…

New research finds hope for diabetes treatment

When it comes to diabetes care, many seniors are concerned with how it will affect their daily lives. Although there are home health care professionals who can assist with managing the disease, the medical community has been working to come up with…

From Stage to Page, Advice and Humor as a Showbiz Legend Turns 90

Book of the Month: December 2015 Actor, comedian, and song-and-dance legend Dick Van Dyke will turn 90 years old this December 13. With career hits on stage, film, and television (highlights include Bye Bye Birdie, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Mary Poppins,…

Adaptive Solutions Protect and Promote Longer Aging in Place

Residential in the Real World Savvy aging in place takes more than merely continuing to live at home. To live at home with independence and safety (the cornerstones of successful aging in place) means acknowledging that challenges may arise as circumstances and…

Up Close and Personal — The Irreplaceable Value of Being There

Residential in the Real World Remote health care has been possible since the invention of long-distance communication. Patients can reach out to experts in faraway locations; physicians and clinicians can consult with each other via telephone, fax, email, and even video chat….

Here’s to Your Holiday Health: Sensible Dining for a Festive Season

Year-end holiday weight gain is so commonplace that it’s become a regular punch line. But this health hazard is no laughing matter; more importantly, it doesn’t have to be the norm. Eating is fundamental to how our bodies feel and perform. When…

Move, Flex, and Feel Freer for National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month For National Physical Therapy Month this October, we honor the Residential Home Health clinicians who get patients up and moving. With a singular emphasis on physical function and strength, a physical therapist seeks to advance the body’s performance…

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