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Live Independently Longer with Occupational Therapy

What if there was a service that could help you better function in your daily activities? Most people hope to live independently for as long as possible while performing all the duties necessary to take care of themselves. These self-care actions are called activities of daily living, or ADLs. These essential skills can be lost after…

It’s No Joke, Assisted has a 5-Star Rating!

If a loved one needed home care, would you know how to choose the best agency? For many people, knowing how to find the right company is uncharted waters in a sea of healthcare companies. A service launched by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services called Home Health Compare puts people on the right…

Assisted’s RWP: Lower Community Turnover with Healthy Residents

Living a happy, healthy life is a goal most people strive for; and this is no exception for those living at Residential Care Homes. When a resident is happy and thriving, they will experience a longer length of stay resulting in reduced community turnover. With the help of Assisted Home Health & Hospice’s Resident Wellness…

5 Essential Tips to Help Seniors Stay Healthy at Home

Health issues can be a problem for many people, especially in the senior years. While you can’t control your genetics or what’s already happened, it’s never too late to get healthy. A little bit of dedicated effort and awareness can make a big difference in your health. Here are some of the essential things to…

Healthcare Staffing: Avoid a Holiday Headache

The holidays are a special and significant time when people spend time with family and friends. While everyone enjoys having this celebratory time with loved ones, it also means that people are more likely to take time off of work. Even though everyone deserves an occasional holiday, healthcare needs don’t recognize dates on the calendar….

Flu Facts for Seniors

It’s the fall season again. Along with cooler temperatures and the beautiful autumn colors in nature, it’s also the return of flu season. The flu can vary in severity every year with some years worse than others. The flu vaccine is still the best way to avoid getting the flu. But according to the Centers…

6 Reasons to Love Physical Therapists

Getting healthy and staying healthy requires a whole team of medical professionals. Doctors and nurses get a lot of the credit for keeping people healthy, and we’d never say they deserve any less. But the real unsung heroes of the medical field may very well be physical therapists. Physical therapists do a lot to make…

Palliative Care and Chronic Conditions

Living with serious health conditions can be overwhelming for both patients and their families. When health conditions cause major pain and suffering, people often don’t know how to cope. Palliative Care, also known as Supportive Care, is a solution which can help make life more manageable. What is Palliative Care? Not to be confused with…

Assisted takes CHF to Heart

What is CHF? Congestive Heart Failure is a condition in which the pumping action of the heart becomes inadequate for the needs of the body. The inefficient pumping causes a decreased circulation of blood returning to the heart from the body and lungs. When this happens, pressure increases in the blood vessels forcing fluid (mostly…

Don’t Slip! The Basics of Fall Prevention

Most people enjoy living independently in their own homes for as long as possible. This is usually attainable if you take the right precautions. Falls are the biggest risk to most people in their homes, particularly as they get older. But taking a few simple steps to reduce the likelihood that falls will occur can…


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