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What is respite care? --Respite care is temporary care given to a child or adult in place of a caregiver.  A respite care worker steps in place of the caregiver and assists with providing care that...

Earlier this week we looked at what a home health aide is and the necessary skills that the position requires. Now we are going to take a look at some reasons to become a home health aide...

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...

HIPAA was designed to protect the patient and the privacy of their health information.  However, HIPAA affects not only the patient but healthcare providers who are interacting with patients.  It is important if you are...

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  HIPAA is a law that was passed in 1996 offering protection for patient’s medical information.  It oversees who can view and receive your health information and...

The winter season can be a busy time for many of us.  The last thing we often want is to get sick with a cold or flu or watch a loved one go through it. ...

The month of November honors Diabetes awareness.  Bringing awareness to others about diabetes helps promote education, prevention and disease management.  According to some statistics from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), over 30 million people...

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...

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