5 Simple Bed Sore Prevention Tips

5 Simple Bed Sore Prevention Tips

Bed sores, or pressure ulcers, can be an uncomfortable--and even painful--experience. Bed sores develop when there is too much pressure on skin over a prolonged period. It's a common problem among patients who are confined to wheelchairs or beds. Bed sore prevention...
Care After Hospital Discharge: What We Recommend

Care After Hospital Discharge: What We Recommend

If you or a loved one are in the hospital, planning for their continued care after hospital discharge can be stressful. As a caregiver, you are probably thinking about the current concerns and needs of your loved one, and not what will happen after they are discharged...
Preparing For Hospice Care: We Can Help!

Preparing For Hospice Care: We Can Help!

Preparing For Hospice Care: We Can Help! According to the Hospice Association of America and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, an estimated 1.65 million people received hospice services in 2011, and Hospice care may even prolong the lives of some...