As temperatures rise, so does the risk of overheating and becoming dehydrated; this especially holds true for seniors. If you’re looking for some fun and safe summer activities, try out these ideas:
Almost 75% of those 55 or older drink at least one cup of coffee a day. While caffeine in moderation has many positive effects, consumption in high quantities may cause issues for those with existing health conditions.
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While we’ll never say no to a spa day out, self-care at home can be just as fulfilling! Here are some self-care treatments you can whip together at home, with ingredients you probably already have!
Home Health has been around since the mid-1800s. However, hospice care is a relatively new specialty, having been founded in the mid-1970s. Despite the large age gap amidst the two specialties, the terms “home health” and “hospice care” are often used interchangeably. But, there are some key differences.
Studies show that being around plants not only helps with your physical health (hello, clean air!) but also with your mental health by creating a sense of well-being and calm. However, not every plant is easy to maintain, so we’ve rounded up a list of the most forgiving houseplants for you here
Social workers play a critical role in hospice care, acting as an advocate for the patient and his family throughout the care process. Without them, hospice would be an entirely different specialty than what it is today.
End-of-Life can be an overwhelming experience for many patients and their families. Vantage Hospice is dedicated to providing care and services that address needs such as support, reassurance, counseling, education, and resources that will guide and assist the patient and family through this journey.
Hospice is used when a physician has noted that an individual’s illness is terminal and the prognosis for life could be six months or less. The physician will discuss comfort care with the patient and/or the family and a decision is made to either continue various treatments such as blood transfusions, chemotherapy etc. or to choose comfort care.
With the CDC’s recent announcement stating that vaccinated individuals can now return to what were “normal” everyday activities before the start of the pandemic without using a mask, you may be wondering what this means for your immunocompromised friends and family. Here’s what you need to know about visiting immunocompromised individuals outside of healthcare settings. …