Tips for Preventing Falls

Each year, more than three million older adults are treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries. Many falls, however, are preventable if you take steps to maintain your health and home safety. We’ve got some quick tips to help you and your loved ones decrease the risk of falls at home.   Talk with your …

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Reducing Your Risk for Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes, and 90-95% of them have Type 2 diabetes, which is preventable.   The National Institute of Health (NIH) has a variety of resources on Type 2 diabetes prevention and treatment. These three tips are key to lowering your risk.   Set …

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Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Safety in warm weather is important for everyone, especially seniors who are more susceptible to dehydration and illnesses like heat stroke. Protect yourself and your loved ones with these tips from the Centers for Disease Control. Hydrate: Drink lots of water frequently throughout the day, avoiding caffeinated, sugary and alcoholic drinks. Since seniors’ senses dull …

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What are Personal Care Services?

Personal care services (PCS) – services that offer assistance with activities of daily living – help many patients remain safe and comfortable at home.

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Coping in Stressful Times

Stressful life situations can leave us feeling scared, anxious, lonely, and confused. These feelings can be overwhelming and can add to the intensity of the situation. Some of you might find yourselves having these feelings in relation to the COVID-19 virus. Coping in healthy ways with the stress of a situation can make you, the …

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What is Skilled Home Health Care?

Our health needs can change as we age, recuperate from a surgery or manage a chronic illness. Skilled home health care services provide the additional support needed for patients to regain independence, recover or age in place.   Skilled home health care includes a wide range of clinical services focused on recovery, rehabilitation and health …

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Blog Spotlight – Bereavement

Bereavement services are a fundamental part of Elara Caring’s hospice program. Bereavement is a time of mourning, and grief is the natural process we experience when dealing with the death of a loved one.

Blog Spotlight – Compliance

One of the core values for Elara Caring is integrity. A primary focus of the Compliance Department is collaborating with departments and teams across Elara Caring to guide employees in displaying a high level of integrity in interactions with our patients and clients, our referral sources, payors and the community. The Compliance Department at Elara …

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