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Sara Lowe, LMSW Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, which is about bringing awareness to discussing hospice with loved ones. Each year, the Hospice and Palliative Care Asso read more.
Sara Lowe, LMSW Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. It’s natural that we want to share both triumphs and tragedies with our family and friends – and that includes posting online. However, it may be prudent to take a breath before de read more.
Jack Hart, DPT Physical Therapist Porter Hills Home Care Watch the Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. With the winter months come ice, snow, and hazardous weather. These winter conditions can be inconveniencing at best, and downright dangerous at their worst. Older adults, in particula read more.
Sara Lowe Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. A theme is selected each year by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association. The theme for 2017 is "It's about how you live". One of the biggest misconceptions about hospice is that read more.
Tamara Tiethoff Life Enrichment Coordinator Meadowlark Retirement Village Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Quality of life is defined as the general well-being in terms of standard health, comfort, and happiness experienced by an individual or group. Although that may read more.
Molly Rayman, MSW Director of Operations TANDEM365 Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. What is Advanced Care Planning (ACP)? Advance care planning (ACP) is an ongoing process in which patients, their families, and their healthcare providers reflect read more.
Jessica Mays, RN Porter Hills Home Care Clinical Manager & Sara Lowe Emmanuel Hospice Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. What is Palliative Care? Most of us know a friend or family member that have a chronic disease or serious health complication. As read more.
View the WZZM Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Jackie Chandler - Porter Hills Wellness Coordinator What is ageism? In Western society there are many “isms” that one carefully tries to avoid, such as sexism and racism. No one wants to be labeled sexist or racist. But there is another “ read more.
Mariah Busch, Wellness Coordinator Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic! Traveling can be a great way to spend special time with family, create memories and enjoy new experiences. Even with the anticipation of a fun, new adventure, this can also create stre read more.