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Is it the right time to consider a Patient Advocate and plan for private In Home Care Givers?

    If you have a loved one living in an assisted living facility, or a nursing home right now you are very aware of the restricted visitation due to COVID-19. Beside the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic to one's health and daily life practices we observe the burden of loneliness for the residents, anxiety for family members, and the troubling heavy workloads for the facility staff. What are some of the difficulties that families are experiencing now, and what may have helped with accessibility to loved ones? Before we knew it everything was totally closed to all visitors, and...

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Three initial ways The Coronavirus Pandemic has changed our In Home Health Caregiver Days experience for the future.

    Originally I started writing this blog after working in non-medical home health, and seeing  a need in the personal home care industry for individuals to be more prepared for the necessity of non-medical home health care givers in one's home. It was and still is my plan to remind us to have things in order regarding our likes, dislikes and just how we would want to be cared for when we are no longer ambulatory, or no longer totally in charge of our thinking capacity. I envisioned a world and homes very different from what we are seeing...

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6 Ways to show your heart love this Valentine's Day

6 Ways to show your heart love this Valentine's Day

  Happy Valentine's Day ALL!!     Today we wish Happy Valentine's Day to our friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. Generally we think of the day as one for candy, special dates, going out for romantic dinners, flowers, lots of hugs, love poems, candy, wine, dancing and generally lots of fun. Its one of the most lucrative days for flower shops and for those expecting and giving Valentine's Day gifts. Those who expect to receive and do not get can feel slighted if they are forgotten. So, I do not wish to spoil the fun, because I will have at...

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6 Ways to Control your Diabetes this Holiday Season.

6 Ways to Control your Diabetes this Holiday Season.

Happy Holidays! The end of year holidays are here! Yes it is the most beautiful time of the year whether you are having a big celebration or not. I’ve heard the advice given  to disregard health worries or weight gain and just eat to your heart’s content. But will your heart and blood sugar levels find comfort in that suggestion, or can you eat a lot and enjoy without feeling guilty or making apologies? What does gaining weight even have to with anything? Can’t I just go to the gym next year and work off the extra weight? You may...

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Why should the future path of this blog matter to you?

The fact that my generation loves to read and are also computer savvy helps the growth of a blog directed to their issues. Sure we love politics, history, music, the arts, religion and so on. But, I find those conversations are amply covered by zillions of writers extremely qualified to speak on those topics. With the help of many able writers we can learn a lot as we continue enjoying great thoughts and conversations emanating from their writings. But, my blog may not fit into those categories. It will focus on day to day living in the home health industry....

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