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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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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...

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Black History Month: African American Contributions to Medicine and Caregiving

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February is Black History Month — a time to reflect on the challenges black people have and continue to face, but also a time to celebrate their contributions to society despite these challenges. T...

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How Home Health Care Benefits Seniors

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People face unique health issues as they grow older. Home health care can help them live independently for as long as possible while avoiding disease and injury. Here are some ways it can help. ...

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Good News About 2020

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This year has been a rough year for almost everyone. Yet despite the bad stories we may hear in the news all the time, 2020 has seen a lot of amazing breakthroughs in healthcare, and in home care, and...

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November – All About Honoring Home Care Professionals

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Take some time this November to honor the millions of skilled nurses, home health aides, therapists, and social workers who work tirelessly to help older adults and families. Every day, home care p...

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Dr. Chantal Lewis

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Meet Dr. Chantal Lewis – Medical Director of VMT Home Health Agency. Dr. Chantal Lewis is a board-certified family medicine physician who is passionate about building strong doctor-patient re...