Every year, millions of Americans are discharged from the hospital following a procedure, illness, or injury. Many require intensive rehabilitation therapies to regain their strength and ultimately, their independence. As individuals recover, their hope is to return back to everyday life as soon as possible. Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio can help.
As you or a loved one receive medical attention, it is important that your family, friends, caregivers and healthcare providers are aware of your wishes. In the event that you are unable to communicate these wishes yourself, Advance Directives are used to guide medical decisions.
When a loved one’s health and well-being require more attention, the responsibilities of being a caregiver tend to double. Creating a plan in advance can help to alleviate stresses during an emergency and provide family members with relief when the role of being a caregiver begins.
Since 1963, February has been proclaimed ‘American Hearty Month’ as Cardiovascular Disease remains the nation’s leading cause of death amongst men and women. Now, it is time to show some love for your heart and learn how you can stay ‘heart healthy’.
To start the New Year, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio is pleased to inform the community of the past year’s successes and efforts as the organization moves forward. It is an opportunity to share the year’s highlights and their impact on VNA of Ohio’s mission of delivering high-quality home care.