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02/24/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
Try this heart-healthy recipe from the American Heart Association: [ Link ]
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02/22/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
New research shows that practicing regular meditation for as little as 10 minutes a day could have long-term health benefits.

Sara Lazar, PhD, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital, is behind some of the leading research. Here is what she has to say:

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Self-Care: How 10 Minutes of Meditation a Day Can Keep Your Brain from Aging
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02/22/2017 at 01:46. Facebook
For the eighth time, Kindred Healthcare has been named by Fortune as one of the World's Most Admired Healthcare Companies.

"Being named to Fortune 's list of the Most Admired Companies is a tribute to the hard work of our employees," said Benjamin A. Breier, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

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Kindred Named Most Admired Healthcare Company for Eighth Year
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02/21/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
When you’re caring for a loved one who is very ill for the first time, it’s hard to determine the questions to ask on how to best prepare.

If your loved one is in need of a longer inpatient stay to recover from an injury or illness, use these valuable tips:

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Tips from Caregivers: Everything You Need to Know for a Stay in a Facility
Vivi experienced a heart attack and then had complications at a short-term acute care hospital that led to a coma and bilateral amputation of her legs.

She was taken to Kindred Hospital South Florida - Ft. Lauderdale, where the staff began to work with her and encourage her to participate in recovery. Watch how they got her onto her new legs and back to her life.
Smartphones are a great source for entertainment.

These 5 apps could help you improve your overall health in 2017:

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Live Better in 2017 with These Five Health Apps
Happy Valentine's Day!
Imagine if recovery from a serious illness or injury meant receiving skilled care from nurses in the comfort of your own home. That’s what home health is all about.

This type of service can help you with rehabilitation after medical events like stroke or surgery or even to help manage a chronic condition such as diabetes, heart disease or arthritis.

Here are three ways home health can...
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Home Health: Three Things You Should Know
Team Kindred at the #ClimbLouisville event with the American Lung Association!
The first days and weeks of recovery after a cardiac event or diagnosis can be a frightening, confusing time.

Find out how cardiac rehab may be able to help:

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How Cardiac Rehabilitation Reduces Your Risk of Repeat Heart Health Issues
Taking care of a loved one who cannot take care of themselves, though rewarding, is hard work that is filled with many demands.

In the act of such selflessness, you must remember that you need to make taking care of yourself a priority to be able to provide for others.

How can a caregiver make sure that self-care stays on their to-do list? Here are five ways to provide self-care when you're...
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Five Ways to Provide Self-Care When Caring for a Loved One
Kindred joins the American Heart Association to celebrate National Wear Red Day.

Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women. Join us in wearing red to raise awareness and help save women's lives. Learn more HERE:
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Go Red For Women®
Watch how Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and Kindred Hospital Dallas Central worked together to help Mr. Dixon recover after a heart transplant.

Because of their combined efforts, Mr. Dixon is back at home, enjoying his life one day at a time.
Don't forget to wear RED tomorrow for @American Heart Association's movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Learn more HERE:
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Go Red For Women®
Make 2017 the year you and your loved ones make your wishes known. It may be that you’ve given some thought to Advance Care Planning, but haven’t acted on it yet, or it may be something you’re not familiar with.

Either way, the New Year is the perfect time to be proactive about your health and the health of your family:

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Advance Care Planning: 30 Minutes to Plan for Your Future
You may already know that healthy eating and physical activity promote healthy aging. Agencies like the National Institute on Aging (NIA) are also researching other ways to support a longer and healthier life expectancy.

Three of the newer techniques you’ve probably heard about are eating an antioxidant-rich diet, hormone therapy and dietary fasting. Here’s a look at each one on...
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Three Myths About Anti-Aging Practices
Jonathan's life comes to a screeching halt after a major car accident. See how the Kindred team and the dream of seeing his cousin walk down the aisle at his wedding in Brazil kept him motivated to recover.
Managing healthcare finances can be confusing and frustrating. You may find yourself receiving multiple documents in the mail for the same service. It can be difficult to keep track, and even more so when you are managing a chronic illness or serious medical condition.

These tips can help you get organized so you can avoid being overcharged and minimize stress:

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Five Ways to Organize Your Medical Finances
Enrolling in Medicare can be an intimidating and confusing process. We've collected some helpful tips to guide you through.

Read more at #theKindredSpirit for helpful tips leading up to enrollment:

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5 Tips to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment
Crohn's disease and a bowel obstruction left Patricia very weak, malnourished and without the capability to move her legs. Watch how the Kindred Healthcare team helped her regain her strength and reach her goals of walking to the park.