Caregiver Resources

6 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health April 5, 2014

For many of us, managing the health of an aging loved one can be difficult and demanding. It is a daily reminder of the need to take control of our own health before an emergency.

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What is Medicare Homebound Status? April 1, 2014

What does it mean to be homebound according to Medicare, and why does it matter in home healthcare?

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Identifying and Coping with Loss of Independence: Part 2 March 27, 2014

Accepting loss of independence is not only challenging but can be difficult to overcome. Making the conscious effort to move forward with your life makes it possible to build new and positive experiences for yourself and those around you.

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VNA of Ohio and the National Healthcare Conversation March 26, 2014

As a premiere home health and hospice provider, educator, and resource, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio participates in a variety of online discussions regarding various health related topics. In an ever evolving and growing market, the national conversation has included the post-acute care setting, Alzheimer’s care, and family caregiver support.

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Medication Management: How to Improve Your Love One’s Medication Adherence March 13, 2014

Nearly 70% of Americans take at least one prescription drug and more than half take two. As our loved ones continue to age, pill organizers and dispensers can be useful tools. However, nothing substitutes the role caregivers play in a patient’s compliance to their medications.

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