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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Limit Your Risk of Developing This Common Cancer

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Doctor recommendations to Limit Your Risk of Developing This Common Cancer By Dr. Chantal Lewis, MD October is breast cancer awareness month and given that breast...

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Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart and Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control

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Healthy Heart– Doctor recommendations for Maintaining a Healthy Heart and Keeping Your Blood Pressure Under Control By Dr. Chantal Lewis, MD September 29th is World Heart Day and according to th...

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Here’s Why Music is Beneficial For Seniors

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Everyone’s got different tastes in tunes, genres, and artists… but everyone can agree that music is great.  Believe it or not, music can even impact someone’s quality of life — especially for ...

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An Inside Look At Working with VMT

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VMT Home Health Agency is committed to being your shoulder to lean on during unprecedented times. Our team is fully committed to upholding our values of providing the most consistent and reliable home...

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How to Reduce Stress in Seniors

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Everyone experiences stress now and again, but prolonged stress can have serious health effects.  That said, seniors can be particularly vulnerable to chronic stress. Retiring, losing a spouse...

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What is Respite Care? What You Need to Know

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Caregivers work hard to make sure the person they’re helping lives an enjoyable life — but it’s an around-the-clock job.  These caregivers need a break every so often, and that’s what respite ...

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: How to Care for Patients With Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s is a neurological condition that can lead to cognitive decline and subsequently dementia.  The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that around 6.2 million people in the US have Alzhe...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information in Washington, DC

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COVID-19 vaccines are finally being distributed in DC and around the world. Thanks to the high rate of vaccinations, the CDC is starting to loosen mask guidance. However, it can be hard to find qua...

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Dealing with Parental Resistance to Caregiving

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Being told you need assistance from a caregiver, even subtly, can be hard for anyone. Accepting caregiving services means acknowledging that you’re getting older, and few people enjoy being told they ...

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Important COVID-19 Vaccine Information for our Caregivers at VMT

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The FDA has authorized both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine; The first in line to receive the vaccine are essential workers in the healthcare industry- this includes homecare caregive...