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Emergency Planning Imperative for Older Adults

2/23/2021 12:46:09 PM

Natural disasters, such as a tornado, flood, or blizzard, may force you to evacuate your home or shelter-in-place with little notice. It is important to have an emergency plan in place.  Older adults may face extra challenges during ... Read More..


Three Simple Freeze Warning Tips for Your Home

2/22/2021 12:43:00 PM

When temperatures are forecast to be below 32° F, water pipes can freeze, burst, and cause a great deal of damage. Help protect your home by taking these three steps during a freeze: 1) Let your faucets drip! Run both hot and cold water in a... Read More..


Caring for Older Adults with Heart Disease

2/21/2021 10:31:00 AM

February is Heart Heath Month! Make a difference in your community by helping spread the word about strategies for preventing heart disease and encouraging people to live heart healthy lives.  Caregivers are faced with the daunting chal... Read More..


What More Could You Ask For? A Story of Lasting Love

2/8/2021 10:37:12 AM

What More Could You Ask For?  A Story of Lasting Love   By Krissy McKim  Capital Health Hospice Community Liaison - Dayton, Ohio   Capital Health Hospice is pleased to have cared for Amy Reed (11/14/1936 - 9/8/2020). During Februa... Read More..


Telemedicine Is Transforming Senior Care In Dayton, Ohio

9/10/2020 11:56:00 AM

Telehealth is quick, easy, affordable, and crazy convenient. It allows you to connect to your physician or a medical professional through a landline, cellphone, tablet or laptop. Simply put, it’s a way of delivering and receiving healthcare... Read More..


Five Steps for Better Sun Safety

8/24/2020 11:46:00 AM

Summer is winding down but UV rays and heat may still pose a danger for seniors.  Below are five precautionary steps seniors can take to improve their safety during the remainder of the warmer temperatures.  1.        Stay Hydrated:  Drin... Read More..


Stop Loneliness from Ruling the Day

6/29/2020 11:38:00 AM

Can you cure deep-down, black, bottom-of-the-well, no-hope, end-of-the-world, what's-the-use loneliness? That's a question Peanut's Charlie Brown once asked Lucy.  Lucy’s cavalier response was that she could cure anything for a nickel.  It fee... Read More..


Visitation Restrictions Taking a Heavy Toll

5/21/2020 9:55:31 AM

Seniors living in long-term care facilities, and their families, still have a heavy burden to bear with government-mandated visitation restrictions firmly in place.  On March 11, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issued an order limiting the number of visit... Read More..


Nursing Homes, Healthcare Heroes, and COVID-19

5/15/2020 3:32:42 PM

Our promise is to help seniors age on their own terms by providing safe environments where quality healthcare is delivered.  We promise to do that with compassion, respect, gratitude, and leadership.  That was our promise prior to COVID-19.  It is st... Read More..


Seven Tips for Caregivers

2/28/2020 8:00:00 AM

Caregivers are well-acquainted with guilt, self-doubt, conflict, and exhaustion. Their days are characterized with highs and lows, dilemmas and predicaments, anxiety and resolve. It’s an emotional roller coaster that requires tremendous strength of... Read More..