Do you need a lift?

Like a lot of consumer products, powerchairs and scooters have come a long way in terms of the convenience and performance they provide to those who need them.  Moreover, in this era of ADA compliance, accessibility to public space has become greater than ever. To be sure, people expect to be able to use their … Continue reading Do you need a lift?

What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?

A Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM) program, like the one offered at Phoenix Home Care & Hospice, focuses on providing patients with palliative care and relief from symptoms, pain, and stress caused by serious illness, in addition to assisting them with completing advanced directives and discussing extended health care goals. This care can be provided alongside … Continue reading What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?

How to Choose a Home Health Care Provider

While living life to the fullest is something we all aim to do, a medical condition, illness, or unexpected injury may make you realize you could use some assistance at home. If you’ve noticed you’re spending extra time with daily activities, then home health care may be the perfect solution to help you live each … Continue reading How to Choose a Home Health Care Provider

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

CONQUERING DIABETES: How to prevent and take control of the disease

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects more than 25 percent of people who are 65 years and older, so chances are high that some of you here have the disease or at least know someone with it. Diabetes is characterized by having too much glucose, or sugar, in the blood. Some sugar in the … Continue reading CONQUERING DIABETES: How to prevent and take control of the disease

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