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August 2023

4 Ways to Stay Hydrated and Lower the Risk of Falls
Published Aug. 29, 2023
Did you know that if your loved one stays hydrated, they are at lower risk for falls? According to geriatric experts, many older people don’t drink enough fluids which can increase fall risk. As you age, your body doesn’t demand water as it did whe…
Elijah's Story: From Hospice Care to Forever Home
Published Aug. 25, 2023
Ten months ago, Elijah was in the hospital on hospice care, waiting for the right foster family to bring him home and give him some comfort in his last days. Then he met Becca, and everything changed. Less than a year later, Elijah is off hospice ca…
6 Tips for Aging Healthfully at Home
Published Aug. 17, 2023
Many older adults prefer to age in place, which means living at home as they grow older. These practical tips from Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) can help your loved one stay healthy if they choose to live at home, whether alone…
What is Hospice?
Published Aug. 17, 2023
What is hospice care? Hospice care is a compassionate approach to end-of-life care that focuses on providing comfort, support, and dignity to individuals with terminal illnesses. It is a specialized form of care that aims to improve the quality of…
Finding Flexibility as a Home Health Nurse
Published Aug. 15, 2023
When Sabrina joined the Aveanna Home Health team, she was looking for flexibility and autonomy. She found that and so much more. What began as a job change to benefit her growing family evolved into an incredibly rewarding career. As Sabrina says, “…