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How and When is a Ventilator Used?

The simple process of breathing air in and out of the lungs can be challenging for some individuals. When a person cannot breathe efficiently and he or she has difficulty maintaining sufficient levels of oxygen, the body is suffering from respiratory failure. Breathing difficulty can also result in carbon dioxide retention in the body, which can … Continue reading

Racial Equality

Recent events in our nation have led to an outcry for racial equality. As we process our individual thoughts, feelings, and experiences regarding disciminiation and social unrest; we must maintain a goal to grow, understand, and move forward. At Passionate Private Duty, our team is made up of individuals from a variety of backgrounds who … Continue reading

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

Quality Home Care for You and Your Senior Loved One

These days, many seniors are choosing to live independently and retire in their own homes. To assist aging loved ones at home, family members and caretakers make important decisions about their loved one’s daily living. The primary caretakers are typically working children of elderly parents with limited time and ability to provide daily care for … Continue reading

Tips For Medication Safety for Older Adults

Are you helping your senior loved one take medications? If you are (or might be in the future), then you must be mindful of medication safety. What is medication safety and why is it important? Medicines are intended to bring healing and wellness to an ill person. Yet, when they are not used according to … Continue reading

How to Keep Seniors Safe with Medication

While medications are intended to treat illnesses and infections, taking them requires correct monitoring. Individuals cannot just take medicines at liberty, as their contents can lead to harmful consequences when taken in excess or render them ineffective if taken insufficiently. As a preferred partner in quality home care in and around Pingree Grove, Illinois, we … Continue reading