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Do You Qualify for Home Health Services?


Is your health changing your lifestyle? Does it make it hard to cope day to day? Do you avoid activities because it’s painful?  Most people want the freedom to stay in their home.  When you or your loved one stays at home, you retain your sense of self.  Home Health focuses on restoring well-being to...
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Questions To Ask When Touring A Skilled Nursing Facility


Does your facility transition a resident to long-term care after the Medicare days are exhausted?  If your family member is entering a facility after a hospital stay and requires rehabilitation, ensure that the facility is aware of the plans of stay.  If the plans are for long-term care, make sure the facility has a Long...
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The Benefits of Massage


Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use their forearms, elbows and even feet. Massage may range from light stroking to deep pressure. Massage is generally considered part of complementary and alternative medicine. It’s...
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ABCs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care and the Importance of Brain Health


I spend many hours speaking and working with caregivers who are dealing with a loved one who has been diagnosed with some form of Dementia.  It is a very hard and unique journey to navigate and I like to give new ideas and thoughts to this devoted caregiver group. For those of you have heard me...
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