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Wednesday December 16th, 2015

A New Holiday Tradition

If you have a loved one in hospice care, whether they are in our Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home or in their own home, the holidays can be a challenging time. Caring for a loved one can be stressful, leaving you feeling exhausted and worried, quite the opposite of the joy and happiness we expect during the holiday season. The traditions your family has might naturally be disrupted due to the needs of caring for a seriously ill person.
Thursday May 21st, 2015

Dealing with denture care

Dentures need the same level of care and attention as natural teeth do. Bacteria and fungi that grow on teeth can also infect a dental appliance. Pressure spots on the gums can lead to pain and potential infection. Poor denture care can also result in stains and bad breath. Encourage your family member to develop a solid routine.
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Wednesday June 25th, 2014

Should Dad move in?

Combining households has many benefits: less hassle running back and forth between two residences, less worry about Dad eating well and remembering his meds, more family social time for him, cost savings on rent and utilities, etc. But if things do not work out, disentangling could cause hurt feelings and damage your relationship. Consider these questions before you move in together. Relationships and life style
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Friday March 15th, 2013

Clinical Job Fair On March 25, 2013

We are searching for compassionate and caring people to become a part of the Hospice & Palliative CareCenter team. *Clinical Job Fair* RN, LPN, and NA Positions Available Date:  March 25, 2013 Location:  Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home Multi-Purpose Room101 Hospice LaneWinston-Salem, NC  27103 7:00am – 9:00am12:00pm – 2:00pm4:00pm – 6:00pm
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Saturday May 19th, 2012

23rd Annual Camp Carousel for Children, Teens and Adults

July 22 – 26, 2013 Camp Carousel is a bereavement retreat for children and teens (rising 1st- 12th graders) and adults who are grieving a death-related loss.  Campers will find support through small group grief sessions that provide them with a natural outlet for expression of feelings and healthy coping skills. Special experiences include: creative play, art therapy, expressive movement, music therapy, animal-assisted therapy, and more! Camp Carousel is open to the community. 
Thursday December 1st, 2011

Urinary tract infections

It's healthy to have bacteria in your digestive tract and on your skin. But when bacteria enter the bladder and kidneys, there can be problems. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the reason for 8 million doctor visits every year. Who is at risk? UTIs affect mainly women, but they occur in older men, too. Seniors are especially vulnerable because of
Tuesday November 22nd, 2011

Is your home safe for older guests?

If you expect older visitors this season, check your home for hazards. Older adults often have impaired balance and vision. This makes them prone to falling, especially in new surroundings. And fragile skin and bones can mean double trouble if someone does take a spill. Here are some tips. Home entry Early darkness and wet walkways can add to risk of a fall. Turn on outdoor lighting and make sure stairs have a sturdy handrail. Living/dining areas
Wednesday November 16th, 2011

Get help changing Medicare plans

If you are dissatisfied with your relative's current Medicare coverage, it's time to get into action! Changes are possible only once a year. This year, the annual open enrollment period starts and ends EARLIER than before: October 15 to December 7. Here’s a quick review of the parts of Medicare:"Original Medicare"