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How Home Care Can Manage Chronic Illness

According to research, over half of adults are living with at least one chronic illness. A chronic illness is defined as a condition that lasts a year or more that requires ongoing medical attention. With the increased prevalence of chronic diseases such as stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease, there is also an increased … Continue reading

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Creating Awareness for Heart Disease

In the United States and other parts of the world, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. Although heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy choices and managing health conditions, some people are not aware and are not motivated enough to maintain their heart’s health. American Heart Month … Continue reading

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The Need for Personalized Home Care Services

Home care services allow individuals in old age and individuals with illnesses or disabilities to live independently in the comfort of their own homes. These services assist with activities of daily living and come in a variety of options which include the following: Personal care Companionship services Housekeeping services Since individuals avail of home care … Continue reading

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Active and Healthy Lifestyle for Persons with Disabilities

Developmental disabilities are challenging conditions that can affect the mental or physical capabilities of an individual. It can create severe and long-term problems that can make daily living difficult. The impact of this disability can greatly affect the lives of the family as well since they are the ones who provide direct care. Fortunately, personal … Continue reading

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Managing Complications Caused by Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect (NTD) that affects the spine and is noticeable at birth. The word spina bifida means “split spine” in Latin. This disease may cause mild to severe physical and intellectual disabilities. Although treatments are available right after childbirth, most individuals with this condition need a specialized team of doctors … Continue reading

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