Are You at Risk for Venus Circulation Problems?

Leg disorders occur in both men and women of all ages; 80% originate within the veins.  These disorders can range from spider veins, varicose veins, edema, and lymphadema to DVT (deep vein thrombosis).  You are at risk for venous problems and blood clots (DVT) if you: have a family history of varicose veins sit or stand for...
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How to Help Your Loved One

Allow them to talk.  Listen without judgment. Acknowledge and validate their feelings, and let them express their feelings in many ways. Avoid taking any negative feelings personally.  Let them have control over their situation as much as possible.  Include them in decision-making and discussions.  Let them do as much as they want and have the energy...
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Serving Those Who Served Their Country

Past military service profoundly affects America’s military veterans as they age and creates unique clinical, psychological and spiritual issues as they approach the ends of their lives, research shows. Healthcare experts agree it is critical for their end-of-life care providers to understand, anticipate and address these needs. “Hospices with special programs for veteran patients are much...
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