Category: Helpful tips

If you have a friend or family member who is terminally ill or nearing death, it can be difficult to know what to do or say. Acting as if it’s not happening can sometimes help both of you deal with the situation, but it’s also important to be in tune with your emotions and not pass up opportunities to talk openly.

After an unexpected hospital stay, patients who no longer need inpatient care are often discharged to a post-acute care setting, like Santé. This type of setting allows a patient to heal after a sudden and serious hospital stay. With services to assist with pain management, wound care, improving cognitive deficiencies, and even light housekeeping, post-acute care (PAC) can be critical to a full recovery.

Nearly 10 million people over the age of 50 are caring for their aging parents, according to a recent article. Many people who make the decision to move an elderly parent or relative into their home aren’t ready. This decision often happens quickly or unexpectedly, so it’s understandable that certain things, like modifying a bathroom,… Read More »

If you or a loved one are taking multiple medications at one time, it’s important to adhere to proper medication management. Failing to do so could result in an unexpected negative reaction to a medication, or much worse. Many people currently in a situation where they’re managing medication don’t know that they’re making these common… Read More »