For patients recovering from orthopedic surgery, a period of physical therapy must begin almost immediately and continue almost daily without interruption. This can require as much as two weeks of in-patient rehab, often in a residential care facility.
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During the holidays, family and friends join together to celebrate the season and enjoy each other’s company. Gatherings are filled with traditions, laughter, and most often, food. To stay healthy and avoid holiday weight gain, take the proper steps to survive holiday eating.
Every year, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio Hospice holds a holiday remembrance service to honor and remember those who have been loved and lost. The 22nd annual Light A Life event was held on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at VNA of Ohio’s administrative office and celebrated the lives of our loved ones.
As a loved one approaches end-of-life, they may no longer be able to make decisions regarding their healthcare. Making healthcare decisions can be overwhelming for family members, especially if there are no written or verbal orders or wishes set in place.
When an aging loved one has lost the ability to care for themselves, it becomes the duty of their family members to take on the caregiving responsibilities. When the role becomes too difficult or unmanageable for family members, determining the next step is often a challenge.