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What To Do When A Hospice Patient Stops Drinking or Eating

Very few things are more difficult than watching a family member slip away due to a life-limiting illness. This experience is even more of a challenge when caregivers and family members observe that their hospice patient stops drinking and eating at the end of life.   Loved ones might worry: What can we do to…

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6 Early Signs of Dementia

There are 6 common early indications of dementia. For someone to obtain a diagnosis, they usually would experience two or more of the following symptoms, and the symptoms might be serious enough to interfere with their day-to-day life. The early indications of dementia include: Memory loss An individual who develops dementia might experience problems recalling…

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5 Ways to Protect Your Brain and Your Heart

Here are 5 things virtually anybody can do to keep their heart pumping and also keep their brain in shape: Get moving. You do not have to train for the Olympics or become a gym rat to keep a healthy heart. There are several studies that cite the benefits of walking, which includes one that…

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Is it Possible to Miss the Warning Signs of Dementia?

As you visit with family members, pay attention to potential clues that may indicate they require additional assistance in their daily lives or could even be living with a progressive condition like Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, television show host Dr. Oz reported that he’d missed the warning signs of his mom’s Alzheimer’s disease. Even though he…

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What’s The Difference Between Hospice Care, Palliative Care, and Home Care?

When it comes to home health care, palliative and hospice care, a good deal of confusion remains. So, we put together this resource to help separate truth from fiction. While there are differences between these three terms; some of them morph and overlap into each other as a patient progresses. Home Health Care Home health…

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New Dates for Saad Healthcare Educational Programs

Saad Healthcare offers three challenging but accessible courses for those interested in entering the health care field. During this time of extra precautions due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we have suspended all of our classes. New classes will be forming on the following schedule: Certified Nursing Assistant course (two weeks in duration) will begin on…

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What Can Private Duty Home Care Do For You?

More than 8,000 people turn 65 every day. By 2025, the senior population of the United States will reach nearly 72 million. People reaching the age of 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 19.0 years (20.3 years for women and 17.4 years for men). The U.S. Census Bureau projects that there will…

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Saad Nurses Receive Wound Care Certification

We are proud to announce that eleven Saad Healthcare nurses have recently completed specialized training in wound care and have been granted certification by the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (NAWCO), one of the major national multidisciplinary wound care certification boards. All eleven have obtained NAWCO’s “Wound Care Certified” (WCC) designation. In addition,…

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How Caregivers Can Keep Seniors Comforted and Safe at Home

One recommendation to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) is physical distancing. Practice such distancing by avoiding traveling and public places. Remain at the house except when absolutely necessary in order to get access to essential services and goods, like medications, gas, and food. Remaining at home decreases your opportunity of spreading or catching COVID-19.…

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