What is an Advanced Directive? And Why Should I Have One?

It’s no secret, the healthcare field can be tricky to navigate. There are so many different things that encompass the different routes and roads that you have to take to make sure you or your loved one is taken care of. If the healthcare field were a map- one of the main roads would be … Continue reading What is an Advanced Directive? And Why Should I Have One?

Comprehensive Disease Management

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

What is Home Care about? New company shares philosophy

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

What is hospice care and how does it work?

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?

New Health and Wellness Information at the Library

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