Kindred at Home provides medical and non-medical care.

Learn more about home health services and how you can reduce your risk of an unplanned re-hospitalization during your recovery.
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Janet Griffin
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04/26/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
In-home physician care brings skilled medical care to your loved one in their place of residence, whether that is at home or in an assisted or independent living community.

See how visits from house call doctors can help you and your situation:

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Inhome physician care brings skilled medical care to your loved one in

What Is In-Home Physician Care?

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Cori Lucas-Watson
Gloria Davidson
Susie Hooten
Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare
04/23/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Emily Evans first heard about Kindred Hospice and its mission when she decided to become more involved with her larger Seattle community.

This week is National Healthcare Volunteer Week. Find out more about Emily and her volunteer story here:

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Emily Evans first heard about Kindred Hospice and its mission when she

Caregiver Corner: Weaving a Memoir Through Hospice Volunteer Support

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04/22/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
This Earth Day, gather with your community for an Environmental & Climate Literacy Teach-In or another project focused on education!

To find out more, visit:
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This Earth Day gather with your community for an Environmental Climate Literacy

Earth Day - April 22 | Earth Day Network

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Pets have the power to brighten your day and even motivate you. Watch how Kindred is using pet therapy and SHARE with your favorite animal lover.
Kathy Lepp
Linda Beresniewicz
Sharing your story of caring for a loved one can help you relate to others experiencing a similar journey.

It’s not always easy, but you are both proud of the care you provide, and you’re even happy to do it. We reached out to you, real caregivers, and have collected some of your incredible journeys to share with each other to connect.

This is Maria’s story.

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Sharing your story of caring for a loved one can help you

Stories from Caregivers Like You: Maria’s Story

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Bertha Mitchell
Cori Lucas-Watson
RaeEtta Wilcher
Family members, friends and medical professionals are wonderful resources to lean on during difficult times.

There are also many books written by and for caregivers that can bring perspective and understanding that only caregivers can understand.

Here are a few places to start:
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Family members friends and medical professionals are wonderful resources to lean on

Seven Books Every Caregiver Should Read

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Wyatt Brenda Wayne
Stephanie received a transplanted lung and kidney simultaneously.

This is her story of recovery at Kindred Hospital Houston Medical Center.
Cori Lucas-Watson
RickNancy Knight
Healthcare terms can often be confusing. The jargon and acronyms are not always easy to understand, and it can affect your ability to make decisions about the care you receive.

Here are a few examples:
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Healthcare terms can often be confusing The jargon and acronyms are not

Commonly Misunderstood Healthcare Terms Cheat Sheet

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Sharon Love
Debbie Miller
Occupational therapy was founded 100 years ago in 1917 with the goal of healing people through the teaching and reteaching of everyday purposeful activities that people must perform – from safely cooking on a stove to reducing the risk of falling in the home.

This OT Month, we celebrate the centennial of the profession by thanking our talented and creative OTs for the solutions they teach...
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Occupational therapy was founded 100 years ago in 1917 with the goal
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World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7 to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Each year, the theme reflects an important campaign affecting the health of people of all ages, from all walks of life, and across the entire world. The 2017 World Health Day campaign is about depression.

To find out more or download the campaign toolkit,...
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World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7 to mark

Depression: Let's talk

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It is important to exercise your brain as much as the rest of your body. One way to do this is through continued education throughout your adult life.

Find some of the benefits listed here:
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It is important to exercise your brain as much as the rest

How Continued Adult Learning Improves Brain Health

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Join us in celebrating National Public Health Week 2017!

This year, the focus is on celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing the role of a strong public health system.

To find out more about public health, visit: [ Nphw.org Link ]
Join us in celebrating National Public Health Week 2017

www.nphw.org

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Nancy was admitted to the hospital and expected to die from pneumonia, H1N1 and 16 strains of viruses. Learn how Kindred Hospital Sycamore helped fuel her determination to recover quickly and get home to her family.
Renee Harder
Martha Gurrola
Cori Lucas-Watson
The coming of spring brings the potential for both allergies and the common cold. Both share similar symptoms, which can make it difficult to know what is causing your discomfort.

Find a table to help you determine the difference from WebMD here:
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The coming of spring brings the potential for both allergies and the

Allergies or Cold? How to Tell the Difference

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Sharon Ahern
Phil Ancell
Lili Schulz
The changing of seasons brings the annual tradition of spring cleaning.

Whether you simply want to organize your surroundings, or you are moving to a smaller dwelling, downsizing can be a highly emotional and stressful task.

Follow these 7 easy tips:

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The changing of seasons brings the annual tradition of spring cleaning

Easy Tips to Turn Your Spring Cleaning into a Downsizing Effort

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Janis Lahaie
Leah Faye Lee
Who says there isn’t enough time for a healthy omelet in the morning?

This quick recipe is cooked in a few minutes with the help of a mug and the microwave.

Try this heart-healthy recipe from the American Heart Association: [ Heart.org Link ]
Shirley Nesdahl
Barbara Dawson
While the deadline to enroll in many 2017 health insurance plans has passed, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services outline two ways you may still be able to enroll in health coverage for the rest of 2017: through a Special Enrollment Period or through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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While the deadline to enroll in many 2017 health insurance plans has

You May Still Find Coverage If You Missed Open Enrollment

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Jan Huffman
Karen Garry
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the Sleep Research Society (SRS) both recommend that adults ages 18 to 60 get at least seven hours of sleep a night.

Here’s why:
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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine AASM and the Sleep Research Society

Sleep At Least Six Hours Nightly to Prevent Risk of Chronic Disease

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Bertha Mitchell
Sandy Conlin