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How to Use a Home Blood Pressure Monitor

Monitoring your blood pressure is a proactive step toward maintaining good heart health. While routine check-ups at healthcare facilities are necessary, there’s a growing recognition of the importance of home blood pressure monitoring. In this guide, we will walk you through the simple steps of how to use a home blood pressure monitor. Choosing the Right Monitor Before diving into…

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How to Approach the Conversation of Bathroom Safety with Aging Parents

As our loved one’s age, their daily needs, habits, and lifestyles change alongside of them. The conversation surrounding their changing needs and safety becomes increasingly important, but this can often be challenging discussion to navigate. Especially when talking to elderly parents, they may not be completely comfortable turning to their children and asking for help, even when they may know…

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Bathroom Safety with Patients in Mind: Creating Custom Solutions for Each Patient

In home healthcare, every patient is unique. This means, the importance of personalized care plans cannot be overstated. This holds especially true when it comes to ensuring bathroom safety, an essential aspect of daily living.   The Significance of Personalized Care Plans in Ensuring Bathroom Safety When it comes to bathroom safety, a one-size-fits-all approach will likely not be sufficient…

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Medical Equipment that can Make Recovering from Hip and Knee Replacement or Rotator Cuff Surgery More Manageable

Going through a hip, knee, or rotator cuff surgery can be quite challenging, especially during the recovery phase. Proper recovery after these procedures is vital to restore the joint’s functionality, strength, and flexibility. Thankfully, with modern medical equipment, recovery after surgery is now faster and easier than ever before. Here are the top five types of medical equipment that can…

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How to Support Your Loved Ones Who Have Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects over 37 million Americans. The disease requires daily self-management, which can be both challenging and stressful. If you have a loved one who has diabetes, you may wonder how you can best support them and help them cope with their condition. Here are some tips on how to be a supportive and caring…

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How to Prevent and Treat Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a serious infection of the lungs that can cause difficulty breathing, fever, cough, and chest pain. Pneumonia can affect anyone, but some people are more at risk, such as older adults, children, and people with chronic diseases or weak immune systems. Pneumonia can be caused by different types of germs, such as bacteria, viruses, or fungi, and it…

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