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Keeping your Independence: The Power of Support and Education

As we age, in-home health and hospice services can play an integral role in helping to maintain quality of life and support our desire to remain safe and independent at home.  Educating yourself on the various forms of aid available to help you keep your independence coupled with implementing proper support systems, can help you […]

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Mobility and Vitality: How Walking Speed can Help Determine your Health Risks

There are many signs that tell us how our body is performing.  From blood pressure to heart rate, there are many key indicators of health.  One of these measures, which many of us often don’t consider, is how fast we walk. Walking speed is an important predictor of overall health, well-being and independence as we […]

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Employee’s Unfaltering Responsiveness: Understanding Emotions

It’s never an easy time when a family member falls ill. You might worry for their welfare, or perhaps you feel a sense of grief. It’s normal to experience a wide range of emotions, and everyone expresses them differently. If anyone understands that well, it’s the nurses that care for those sick loved ones and family […]

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Teaching New Tricks to our Preceptors

You’re never too experienced to learn something new.  Whether it’s a new method or a new way of thinking, you can always progress in your knowledge and in your career.  This sort of progression was exactly what Staff Development Specialist Stephanie Miller was looking to instill when she hosted the first 2-day Rehab Preceptor Orientation […]

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