Comprehensive disease management, or CDM, is a holistic approach to the management of chronic and life-limiting disease, utilizing an X-factor approach to guide those we serve through the complex and often turbulent journey that is living life with a serious illness, by providing care grounded in Christ-like values of patience, honesty and compassion. What Is … Continue reading Comprehensive Disease Management
This past Summer, Phoenix Home Care and Hospice cut the ribbon on its new Topeka location at 2945 SW Wanamaker Drive. The company provides home health care services, comprehensive disease management, private duty nursing for adults, hospice care and a pharmacy. Phoenix Home Care was founded seven years ago and provides quality home care services … Continue reading What is Home Care about? New company shares philosophy
How well do you know hospice care? Unfortunately, there are many myths about hospice that keep families from seeking this form of medical care when it is most needed. If your loved one is seriously ill or facing a poor prognosis, explore your options. Hospice care is provided by doctors who are specially trained in … Continue reading Common Myths About Hospice Care
Did you know that people who are facing a life-limiting illness and receive hospice care tend to live longer than people who choose not to elect hospice care? AARP reported on a study that people who had a terminal illness and received hospice care lived longer – in some cases, almost three months longer than … Continue reading What is hospice care and how does it work?
By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Endure: mind, body, and the curiously elastic limits of human performance by Alex Hutchinson, Health Information Neighborhood 617.1027 HUT Limits are an illusion: Endure is a revolutionary book that reveals the secrets of reaching … Continue reading New Health and Wellness Information at the Library
Midland Care Vice President of Compliance Harmony Hines died in mid-February at the age of 54, following a long battle with cancer. Harmony had of life full of service and of caring. She epitomized her name. She graduated from Washburn University School of Nursing in 1987, with jobs at Memorial Hospital and then the Menninger … Continue reading Topeka mourns a special health care leader