February 10, 2024

Embracing Heart Health at Home

Embracing Heart Health at Home: The Role of OTs and PTs During American Heart Month Cardiovascular disease (CVD), encompassing conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and heart disease, significantly impacts daily life and requires specialized care strategies. Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Physical Therapists (PTs) play crucial roles in home health settings, focusing on the patient’s […]

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February 1, 2024

Adoration RN Goes Above & Beyond

Going Above and Beyond Last week, parts of East Tennessee received a large amount of snow, leading to poor road conditions that prevented Adoration offices in the area from opening. Registered Nurse, Johnny Jolley, recognized the problems this could cause for members of his community, and he stepped in to help. Since Johnny’s vehicle could […]

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January 16, 2024

Navigating Life with Grace: Mindfulness for Chronic Conditions

Living with a chronic condition, like Diabetes or COPD, is more than a medical challenge; it’s a journey that intertwines with every aspect of your life. Amid the routine of medications, doctor’s appointments, and self-care, it’s easy to lose sight of what brings you joy in life. This is where mindfulness, a simple yet profound […]

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January 2, 2024

Ensuring Bath Safety in Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities

By: Matt Kovalchick, PT Introduction: Bath safety is a critical issue in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and Assisted Living Facilities (ALF), where residents often face mobility or balance challenges. These limitations can unfortunately lead to falls and other incidents during what should be a private and dignified experience. As a physical therapist, my goal is […]

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December 20, 2023

Managing Caregiver Stress with a Gratitude Journal

Managing Caregiver Stress with a Gratitude Journal   Stress (n): \ ˈstres  \ a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc. something that causes strong feelings of worry or anxiety Stress Management Stress can occur in any aspect of our lives, including (and sometimes especially) caregiving. Those caring […]

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December 14, 2023

2023 Home Care Aide Scholarship Winner: Christine Nowak

Adoration Home Health & Hospice is proud to announce that one of our very own hospice CNAs is the recipients of the $1,000 2023 Home Care Aide Scholarship presented by Homecare Homebase (HCHB) and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). Christine Nowak, CNA received the scholarships to continue her educational efforts and further her home-based […]

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December 5, 2023

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week is observed every year from December 1 to December 7. Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) such as Crohn’s and colitis affect an estimated 3.1 million U.S. adults (1.3% of the population) and are risk factors for other chronic conditions. When severe, Crohn’s and colitis can produce […]

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December 2, 2023

Handwashing Awareness

Handwashing: The Best Way to Prevent the Spread of Germs National Handwashing Week is celebrated in the United States during the first full week of December. It is a time to raise awareness of the importance of handwashing and to teach people how to wash their hands effectively. Handwashing is one of the simplest and […]

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November 30, 2023

Home Health & Hospice for AIDS Patients

World AIDS Day: How Hospice and Home Health Can Help Each year on December 1, people worldwide recognize World AIDS Day, a day dedicated to remembering and raising awareness about the HIV and AIDS epidemic. We take part in this day to remember the lives lost since 1988 and raise awareness for help and support […]

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November 29, 2023

What You Should Know About Pancreatic Cancer

National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: What People Should Know National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of this deadly disease. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, with a five-year survival rate of just 10%. However, early detection and treatment can improve survival rates significantly. […]

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