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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

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

Home Nursing to Help Manage Arthritis Symptoms

Arthritis is a common condition that affects the joints. It causes inflammation and pain in one or more joints and is most prevalent among older people. Arthritis can make it difficult or impossible to manage daily tasks, especially for seniors at home. Professional¬†home care services can provide help and support for your elderly loved one … Continue reading

National Home Care Month

Did you know that November is National Home Care Month? This is a time for the home care and hospice community to recognize the compassionate nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a difference for millions of patients and families. So many individuals and families (and even our health care system) rely … Continue reading