In any industry, change is a constant and an opportunity to create the future. It allows us to redefine ourselves and embrace new ideas, processes, and plans. It is an organization’s evolvement over time. Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio continues to evolve every day.
“25 years ago, I was young. My knees didn’t hurt, my shoulders didn’t hurt. I was running all over town. There have been a lot of changes since then, but patient care does not change. And I know I have been providing comfort to patients and their families.”
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’.