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A woman smiles as she follows nutrition tips for older adults with chronic conditions, preparing a healthy salad.

Fueling Wellness: Nutrition Tips for Older Adults With Chronic Conditions

Living with one or more chronic health conditions is challenging. Between managing medications, making lifestyle changes, visiting doctors, and undergoing tests, it can quickly become overwhelming. Yet there is one key factor to improving the quality of life for someone with a chronic illness that is simple to implement and ... [read more]

A man who is managing chronic pain with the help of home health care services sits in a chair, smiling.

Tips for Living With and Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is an invisible battle that millions of people face every day. Pain is not just a physical ailment and often comes with emotional and psychological challenges. The constant discomfort, the limitations it imposes, and the uncertainty of when it will subside can significantly affect a person’s overall wellbeing. ... [read more]

A male home health nurse listens to an older woman’s lungs following a COPD diagnosis.

Breathe Easier with Lifestyle Changes Following a COPD Diagnosis

Coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing. For someone with COPD, these symptoms are an everyday part of life, making it difficult to perform activities that were once so simple. Yet a COPD diagnosis doesn’t have to equal loss of independence or giving up enjoyable activities. Thankfully, several simple lifestyle changes can ... [read more]

An in-home therapist assists a man in a wheelchair with lifting weights during his stroke recovery treatment.

The Benefits of In-Home Therapy for Stroke Recovery

If someone you love has experienced a stroke, you know what a traumatic event it is, both for them and for you. Although life changes in the blink of an eye, the recovery process is usually anything but quick. How can you help them overcome the challenges of stroke recovery ... [read more]

Cancer patient with nurse

Tips for Helping Patients Manage Chemo Side Effects

Chemotherapy is designed to kill cancer cells, but the powerful drugs involved also kill healthy cells. This can cause a number of challenging side effects that affect the patient’s comfort and health. Depending on the person and the type of chemotherapy, side effects can be mild or severe. Fortunately, there ... [read more]

Patient with nurse at home

Transitioning Home Following a Hospital Stay

There are a number of reasons that people need to spend time in the hospital – planned surgery, unexpected injury or illness, and more. Whatever the reason for the stay, returning home from the hospital can be a great relief and comfort. However, it’s also a time of important transition. ... [read more]

Senior man looking worried as wife tries to comfort

Helping Patients Overcome Depression Following a Heart Attack 

A heart attack is a life-changing event. Oftentimes, major lifestyle changes are necessary to maintain health. These changes and overall recovery can be quite overwhelming. Additionally, there is a heightened risk for depression following a heart attack. If a patient has a change in mood or behavior following a heart ... [read more]