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.
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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.
When a love one is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, determining the next steps can be extremely overwhelming. If the decision has been made to begin hospice care, patients and families should feel prepared to select the right provider. To prepare for this decision, individuals should be educated on the benefits of hospice care, the services available to them, and the provider of choice.
When an aging family member returns home from a stay in the hospital or a nursing facility, ensuring their safety is a priority. Assessing the home can help you prepare for their return and determine if modifications are necessary for safe, independent living.