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This week I thought I would highlight the role of a home health aide.  A home health aide has a significant role in ensuring a patient’s well-being, while allowing a patient to reside in their...

Caregivers care for adults and children who need assistance with their medical care or activities of daily living.  The Family Caregiver Alliance estimates that in the United States 43.5 million people have provided caregiving to...

Medical News Today posted an article on January 21, 2019 regarding the findings of an Alzheimer’s research study from the Journal of Neuroscience.  This study and its findings are significant to the advancement of a...

The month of January is recognized nationally as the glaucoma awareness month.  Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that can cause blindness through damaging the optic nerve.  According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, over...

The winter season is a great time of year, but it often involves spending more time indoors.  If you are anything like me, staying indoors can be an excuse to change your normal routine and...

Whether you are a patient, caregiver or assisting someone navigating their healthcare, it is important to plan ahead and protect your health in case of an emergency.  Your ability to bounce back from an emergency...

There are medical specialists for the heart, the skin, cancers, child health, the respiratory tract, the nervous system and much more.  Geriatrics is a medical specialty that focuses on the healthcare of those who are...

In recognition of Pain Awareness for the month of September, we looked at what pain is, types of pain and resources for pain management and more.  Now let us look at ways one can describe...

The month of September is recognized nationally as Pain Awareness Month, also known as PAM.  Pain Awareness Month began in 2001 by the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) to raise awareness of pain. Most people experience...

A large part of healthcare for the elderly or those in emergency situations can be dictated by advance care planning.  Advance care planning is predetermined healthcare that one would want if they were too ill...

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