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Caring for Your Loved One’s Ostomy

What is an ostomy? If a portion of your intestine doesn’t work properly, a surgeon can make an opening – called an ostomy – in your midsection and bring a part of your intestine to the skin’s surface. An ostomy allows waste to leave your body through the part of your intestine at the ostomy … Continue reading

Your Aging Loved One’s Need for Companionship

As we age, the tasks we normally do can become challenging. Seemingly simple activities of daily living can be daunting if our bodies experience limitations as we grow older. Many seniors can’t help but feel that things aren’t the way they used to be, and it can greatly affect them mentally. It’s not uncommon for … Continue reading

Promoting Elders’ Positive Mood While Sheltered at Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant change to our daily lives. Activities and social gatherings have been cancelled or moved to a virtual platform. Travel and even local visits with extended family have been minimized. This is particularly challenging for seniors, since 1. they are vulnerable to the illness and are being extra cautious, and … Continue reading

Staying Connected to Your Senior Loved Ones While Isolating

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in mandates for social distancing and state-wide stay-at-home orders. Quarantine is challenging for many, but particularly for the elderly. Many older adults have little way to get out and about and look forward to visits from friends and family members. In most cases, these in-person visits – which are important … Continue reading

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

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