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January 14, 2022

How Music Can Help Someone in Palliative Care

Humans respond to music and other sounds through our emotions and intellect alike, so it isn’t surprising that music can impact a person’s sense of well-being and function. Researchers have observed demonstrable changes in the brain when a person is listening to music. Here are some of the benefits music brings as part of palliative... Read More
November 5, 2021

We’re Thankful for Caregivers

When November comes around every year, we start thinking about Thanksgiving and the people and things we are grateful for. So it’s fitting that November is also dedicated to the many people who provide care and whose work touches so many. November is: National Family Caregivers Month, National Home Care Month, and National Hospice and... Read More
October 20, 2021

Coping With Grief and Loss

Grief is a normal response to loss during or after a disaster or other traumatic event. It can be caused by the death of a family member, friend, or even a pet. It’s also a normal reaction to drastic changes to daily routines and ways of life that usually bring us comfort and a feeling... Read More
December 8, 2020

Talk About Healthcare Choices Before Facing a Crisis

A family is gathered by the bedside of a loved one who has been seriously ill, and now is likely near the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what their loved one would have wanted. That’s when they realize they should have planned... Read More
November 6, 2020

Serving Those Who Serve Our Country

At Family Home Health Network, we are proud and honored to serve veterans. In fact, we have partnered with the Department of Veteran Affairs to improve veterans’ access to quality hospice care through a program called We Honor Veterans. We Honor Veterans is “focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment.” According to their... Read More
August 12, 2020

Is Home Health Right for You?

Whether you need post-surgery care, help with medication management, or need physical therapy after an injury, many health needs that used to require a hospital stay can now be managed in the comfort of your own home. Thanks to the growth of the home health care industry, nurses, physical therapists, and even medical social workers... Read More
November 15, 2019

How to Support Yourself as a Family Caregiver

November is National Family Caregivers Month. About 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an elder loved one with almost half caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. At Family Home Health, we see the important role family caregivers play and recognize their invaluable contribution. Most of these caregivers do this... Read More