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Effectively Managing and Preventing Falls

Research shows that the risk of falls and its serious injury increases with age due to balance problems, chronic conditions, poor vision, and environmental factors such as snow, ice, or a cluttered home. Almost 25% of fall incidents could result in moderate to severe injuries, ranging from bruises, broken bones, and traumatic head injuries. Here … Continue reading

Encouraging Health and Wellness at Home

Does your loved one forget to take medications on time? Does he or she neglect to eat consistently or nutritiously? Does he or she struggle in managing activities of daily living like bathing and dressing? If you have these types of concerns, then a helping hand may be what your loved one could use. Chronic … Continue reading

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Hi-Tech Nursing Infusion

Registered nurses are among the skilled and compassionate professionals we have here at Passionate Private Duty. Our nurses work tirelessly to address the specific needs of each patient while delivering quality nursing care. Part of the home health care services we provide include hi-tech nursing infusion. Infusion therapy is the administration of medication intravenously or subcutaneously … Continue reading

Advantages of Technology in Healthcare

Technological advancements in recent years have greatly impacted the way we live. New technology has simplified how we accomplish tasks, improved how we communicate, made transactions more convenient, and even upgraded our healthcare system. At Passionate Private Duty we are proud to offer hi-tech nursing care services in the comfort and safety of each patient’s home. The continuous development … Continue reading

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Managing Your Asthma as You Age

If you’re an older adult with asthma, make sure to keep track of your lung function and identify any breathing problems immediately. Checking with your doctor is important because some symptoms of asthma, such as shortness of breath, a cough, chest tightness, and fatigue, can be an indication of certain age-related health problems, like chronic … Continue reading

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How Is Parenteral Nutrition Administered?

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), also known as intravenous or IV nutrition feeding, is a method of getting nutrition into the body through the veins. Receiving TPN allows an individual to obtain nutrition using a route other than the digestive tract. TPN is ordered for patients who may have trouble swallowing, have difficulty moving food through … Continue reading