While living life to the fullest is something we all aim to do, a medical condition, illness, or unexpected injury may make you realize you could use some assistance at home. If you've noticed you're spending extra time with daily activities, then home health care may be the perfect solution to help you live each day to its greatest potential. While the decision to utilize home health care is … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Home Health Care Provider
Working in health care can be incredibly rewarding. It's a demanding field that requires medical knowledge, strong communication skills, quick thinking, and a willingness to help others. For home health care workers, there's the added challenge of working independently, without the safety net of a coworker in the next room. If you are launching a new career in this field, there are many tips for … [Read more...] about Tips for New Home Health Nurses
Have you recently been diagnosed with heart disease? Are you hoping to prevent future problems with your cardiovascular system? Either way, learning how to improve heart health is a smart idea – it's also refreshingly easy! When working toward this goal, some determined souls dive in headfirst and completely revamp their lifestyle. While that is an option, it is not the only way to boost the … [Read more...] about How to Improve Heart Health
Becoming a senior citizen signifies a new beginning to an incredibly vibrant and fruitful time of life. When planning ahead to ensure these years are as rewarding and enjoyable as possible, it is important to understand the type of help you or a loved one will need in order to maintain a healthy, independent, and functional lifestyle. Facing medical conditions or needing assistance with daily … [Read more...] about Benefits of Home Care for Seniors
Hospice care is designed to be a support for people who are facing a life-limiting illness. Hospice teams are comprised of experts who help patients and their families through the physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs as they embark on this part of life’s journey. The goal of the hospice team is not to add days to someone’s life but add life into the days they have remaining.If you or … [Read more...] about Medicare Benefits for Hospice Care
Although many people live long and healthy lives with diabetes, don't take the diagnosis lightly. This condition can lead to a number of health problems, including heart disease and damage to your nerves and organs. While there is a wealth of medical research behind diabetes, at the end of the day, it is a sign from your body that you need to live a healthier lifestyle. If you learn about (and … [Read more...] about Nutrition Tips for Diabetics
Why work in hospice care? If you’re exploring the possibility of a career in hospice care, you might question the value you can add to someone’s life or be concerned about not using your skill set at a high level. Oftentimes, people focus primarily on the fact that hospice does not revolve around seeking an improved health outcome, and they fail to realize that the hospice team still have outcomes … [Read more...] about Why Work in Hospice Care?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition affecting millions of Americans. With this disease, a person's airflow is gradually blocked due to lung damage. This causes some air to get trapped in the lungs as the person exhales, which can cause a number of other problems, ranging from respiratory infections to lung cancer. Knowing and watching for COPD signs and symptoms will help … [Read more...] about COPD Signs and Symptoms
There really is no place like home. And that even goes for medical services — your own living room is probably a lot more comfortable and accommodating than a hospital or doctor's office. That's where at-home health care comes into play. Individuals of many ages and with a variety of medical needs are recognizing the benefits home health care has to offer. If you're looking into this solution for … [Read more...] about Home Care Services: What to Know
Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? Although they all involve joint pain, stiffness, and inflammation, each type of arthritis varies in its causes and treatment options. In addition, although it typically afflicts older people, remember that arthritis affects people of all ages.The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriatic … [Read more...] about Types of Arthritis
Picnic time at Phoenix Home Care of Jefferson City! We enjoyed Spring In-Service with the caregivers and PHC owners, Phil and Kim Melugin. … [Read more...] about In-Service Picnic At Phoenix Home Care Of Jefferson City
The Springfield PDN team hosted the first nursing In-Service for their team in Springfield and Joplin! Thank you for all who came out, we had a great time! Stay tuned for this happening around other Phoenix offices. … [Read more...] about Phoenix Home Care Hosts First Nursing In-Service In Springfield
Friends from several offices show support for ?#?GoRedForWomen?. Taking flight class for culture training! American Heart Association Springfield, MO … [Read more...] about Phoenix Home Care Class Shows Support
Phoenix Leadership Class 1 and 2 Takes Flight... our CULTURE lives within our people! Today Class 3 is taking flight! … [Read more...] about Phoenix Home Care Leadership Class
Springfield's fall continuing education session! Great team! #phoenixphanatics #teamphoenix … [Read more...] about Springfield’s fall continuing education session!