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Resources for Healthy Living

Under-treatment of hypertension in people age 65+: 3 essential home care interventions

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Published: May 12, 2021

Success of Home Care Dietary Interventions in Bringing Hypertension Under Control

Diet control remains a proven method for effectively combatting high blood pressure. Because of this, home care can play an essential role in getting older people with hypertension to adhere to new diet parameters and maximize their ability to remain healthy at home.

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Medical professional taking blood pressure of woman

Published: May 4, 2021

Under-treatment of hypertension in people age 65+: 3 essential home care interventions

Hypertension is relatively easy to prevent, fairly simple to diagnose, and inexpensive to treat. So why is it the second leading cause of death among Americans – many of them elderly? Learn more about the interesting relationship between high blood pressure and the elderly.

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Healthcare professional taking a picture with older couple

Published: April 6, 2021

Interventions for mitigating caregiver burnout related to dementia patients

Family caregivers for people with dementia are sometimes called “the invisible second patients.” This article explores how to help them before they burn out. 

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Healthcare professional talking with older woman with a mask on

Published: April 5, 2021

COVID & Dementia Care at Home: Risks & Responses

Research indicates that dementia patients face elevated threats from COVID. Check out these risks and the best ways to respond.

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Published: April 3, 2021

Dementia Care at Home: A social worker’s perspective

Hear how one SeniorBridge social worker faces the challenges of working with patients with dementia and why a care assessment is so important.

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Published: April 1, 2021

Delivering nonpharmacologic dementia care at home

Dementia cannot be reversed, but there are home-based, nonpharmacologic ways to improve the quality of life for patients and caregivers. 

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Healthcare professional giving male patient a blanket

Published: March 9, 2021

Cardiovascular Disease and Depression: Managing treatment at home

Fact: Heart disease and depression often occur together. Learn how home care services can support treatment for both conditions.

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Nira Monero, a Clinical Manager

Published: March 9, 2021

Caring for patients with heart disease at home: A nurse’s experience and insight

From managing diuretics to understanding depression, home care for elderly people with cardiovascular disease is challenging and rewarding. Hear one SeniorBridge RN’s story of what it takes to keep heart patients at home.

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Healthcare professional listening to patient's heart

Published: March 9, 2021

5 Ways Home Care Helps Heart Conditions

Learn 5 ways that home care services can support treatment for heart patients in this short video from SeniorBridge.

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Healthcare professional giving medicine to man in bed

Published: March 9, 2021

From discharge to diuretics: How home care can reduce hospital readmission

According to the Journal of Nurse Practitioners (2018), following discharge instructions can decrease readmission rates for heart patients by 30% - yet an alarming percentage of patients fail to follow them. Learn how home care can help with compliance.

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Healthcare professional speaking with older woman with her hands on women’s shoulders.

Published: February 25, 2021

Geriatric oncology assessment: Valuable but not always valued.

Geriatric cancer assessment is a good idea. So why isn’t it done more often? Learn how home care can provide a better understanding of elderly people facing cancer.

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Healthcare professional greeting older woman and embracing her hand.

Published: February 11, 2021

Preparing for the rising tide of geriatric cancer patients with in-home care

The “silver oncologic tsunami” means more cancer patients wanting more care at home. Learn how home health care services can help oncology care providers face the rising tide of cancer patients.

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Healthcare professional walking outside with older woman

Published: February 9, 2021

6 ways home care services can support oncology treatment plans

More than ever, cancer patients want continued support of their health at home. Learn 6 ways that home care services can support oncology treatment and improve both quality of care and quality of life for patients and caregivers.

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Abena Agyemang-Panbour a Home Health Aide from Ghana

Published: February 5, 2021

Working at home with cancer patients: A CNA Case Study

Learn how a SeniorBridge HHA helps cancer patients in their homes – and works with oncology care providers to improve patient health and well being.

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Healthcare professional checks an older man’s heart rate in his living room

Published: January 1, 2021

Heart symptoms that shouldn’t be ignored

Chest pain is the most common sign of a heart attack, but it's not the only one. Learn more about what symptoms to be aware of and when to get emergency help.

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Woman assisting an older man with a cane as they come down some steps

Published: January 1, 2021

Keep on your feet—preventing older adult falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury and injury death in adults 65+. But falls don’t have to be an inevitable part of aging.

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Caregiver and client smiling as they drink a healthy smoothie together

Published: January 1, 2021

Tasty drinks that fit into a diabetes diet

Cheers! These easy homemade versions of your favorite beverages can satisfy your cravings—and still fit into a diabetes diet.

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Female nurse taking care of elderly woman

Published: January 1, 2021

6 tips to avoid caregiver burnout

It’s easy to get burned out when you’re caring for someone, even a loved one. These six tips can help you lower your stress and recharge.

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Older woman in scarf walking along a breezy boardwalk

Published: December 1, 2020

Breathe easier

If you or someone you care for has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), here are the basics to help you understand and better manage COPD and its symptoms.

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Healthcare professional talking with a senior man about his medications

Published: December 1, 2020

Medications seniors should use with caution

As we get older, our bodies don’t work the way they used to. Learn more about how these common medications might affect seniors differently.

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An older man receiving physical therapy from a healthcare professional

Published: December 1, 2020

Life after a stroke: what to expect from recovery

Every person is different, and so is every stroke. Learn more about some of the common issues, plus medications, treatments and lifestyle changes that can aid in recovery.

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Senior woman playing with her granddaughter while other family members decorate a Christmas tree

Published: December 1, 2020

Holidays can be happier for your loved ones—and you

This holiday season you can help your loved ones maintain perspective and enjoy a little more personal peace—and find some for yourself, as well.

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Healthcare professional helps an older woman test her blood sugar

Published: December 1, 2020

4 steps to living well with diabetes

Diabetes can lead to big health problems when it isn't well-managed. These four steps will help you take charge—and help you live a much healthier life.

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Older woman smiling broadly

Published: November 9, 2020

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

We all do things that we know aren’t the healthiest. Learn which habits might be taking a toll on brain health.

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Nurse wearing mask and stethoscope with a patient, also wearing a mask

Published: November 9, 2020

A guide to COPD

7 symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), plus how this lung disorder is diagnosed and treated.

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Older woman smiling broadly

Published: November 9, 2020

Caring for Alzheimer’s patients

Caring for an elder with cognitive issues can be challenging. Here are some tips to keep in mind.

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Older woman on a bed holding a small dog that’s licking her nose

Published: November 9, 2020

13 ways to ease depression

Sunlight, good sleep, exercise, a healthy diet, and more. These 13 everyday actions can help you feel more positive.

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Older man getting a shot

Published: November 9, 2020

Fight the flu

Tips to protect yourself and loved ones from the seasonal flu, and what to do if someone gets sick.

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Caregiver helping an older woman prepare a meal

Published: November 9, 2020

Safe season’s eatings

Pledge to eat slowly and carefully this holiday season, and save yourself a trip to the emergency room.

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A healthcare professional and older woman, both wearing masks, at the woman’s kitchen table

Published: October 22, 2020

Pandemic care gets high marks

For 20 years, SeniorBridge has been taking care of our clients and associates. Over that time, we’ve navigated many natural disasters and health emergencies, and the experience we’ve gained has equipped us to manage the difficult challenges associated with COVID-19.

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Older woman with head scarf holding a mug and slightly smiling at something off-camera

Published: October 22, 2020

7 myths about breast cancer

There’s a lot of misinformation about breast cancer. This article helps separate the facts from the fiction around mammograms, deodorant, genetics, and more.

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A healthcare professional listens to an older man’s lungs with a stethoscope

Published: October 22, 2020

Tips for healthy lungs

We often take our lungs for granted until there’s an issue. Here are the top things to consider to make healthy lungs a priority.

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A healthcare professional and an older woman sitting together on a couch and smiling

Published: October 22, 2020

Coping during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic may be stressful, whether you’re directly affected or not. These resources and information can help you cope in a healthy way.

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An older man stretching in his home

Published: October 22, 2020

5 relaxation techniques

Managing stress is important for optimal health—and can boost your mood and energy. Start with these five simple techniques.

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Published: September 22, 2020

Expert, in-home care for more than 20 years

Welcome to the very first edition of the SeniorBridge Health Highlights. Each month we’ll put together news, tips, and information that supports better health for all.

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nurse with stethoscope in a patent’s home, listening to her heart

Published: September 22, 2020

The facts about Alzheimer’s Disease

September is World Alzheimer's Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Learn more about the disease.

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a caregiver helping a patient who is using crutches

Published: September 22, 2020

6 Simple fall prevention strategies

Falls put you at risk of serious injury. Prevent falls with these simple fall-prevention measures, from reviewing your medications to hazard-proofing your home.

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a man drinking from a water bottle

Published: September 22, 2020

Drink to your health

You’ve probably heard the advice to drink eight, eight-ounce glasses of water a day. And while that’s an easy-to-remember rule of thumb, is it actually true? Experts say yes.

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a caregiver and patient at the patient’s kitchen table with healthy food options

Published: September 22, 2020

3 ways to eat healthy

Fresh fruit and vegetables, savory herbs, and firing up the grill are all great ways to cook up healthier options to add to your seasonal favorites.

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a smiling older woman holding a glass of water

Published: September 22, 2020

Stories of Care

SeniorBridge stepped in with around-the-clock care when Patricia moved from her home to be closer to her cancer treatment facility.

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