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colorectal cancer awareness

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colon Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer This time of year is very special to me. It does happen to be my husband’s birthday month, but that’s not the main reason it’s special:)…Don’t tell him that!! You see, my mother is a colon cancer survivor, so every March we celebrate and support her …

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help for elderly at home

How to Talk with Your Parent About Accepting Help in Their Home

As your loved one ages, you may start to notice their need for extra help in their home. This can be a difficult question to broach and unfortunately we don’t always handle it well. This video will help guide your conversation to result in a better discussion on accepting help in the home. We are …

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Transitioning Home from the Hospital or Rehab

Transition periods can be the most stressful and overwhelming for both a patient and their family. Last week on the blog we went through transition planning from the caregivers perspective. Today, Stephanie Jones from Russell Medical’s Transitional Care Unit talks more about transitioning home from the hospital or Rehab unit. Watch the video below for our interview …

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Kelley Adams - Home Care Questions

The #1 questions I get asked… Where do I even begin?

… Where do I even begin? Most family caregivers never expect to become caregivers. It’s typically a surprise…or a complete shock! You may be more than happy to help or find it necessary to step in, either way, the question I am asked more than any other is: Where do I even begin? It can be …

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