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The articles and tips in this section are written with thoughtfulness for the inspiring people we have had the honor of serving over the years.  Please check back regularly for new topics of interest each month.  Best wishes for health and wellness from the Axiom Home Care Family.

Staying hydrated

Staying hydrated

Posted BY: admin / Published: 21 Oct, 2019

The American Heart Association states, “Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to muscles; and it helps make the muscles work more efficiently.”

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Living With Dementia

Living With Dementia

Posted BY: admin / Published: 21 Oct, 2019

Successful Alzheimer caregiving requires patience, a calm controlled environment, and often creative thinking. Safety from wandering and impaired judgment is a common daily goal for many caregivers. Below are a few tips and tools that can help.

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Outsmarting COPD!

Outsmarting COPD!

Posted BY: admin / Published: 21 Oct, 2019

COPD patients always notice their symptoms tend to flare up in the winter months. We want to make sure your COPD is controlled. Below are some tips that can help outsmart your COPD in the winter months. If you feel you need assistance in managing your symptoms, please talk to your doctor and he will determine. If homecare could be beneficial in managing your COPD symptoms.

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Soft Diet

Soft Diet

Posted BY: admin / Published: 21 Oct, 2019

Maintaining nutrition on a softer consistency diet is important to good health. Foods that are easy to chew and swallow should include a nourishing variety from each food group so that mashed potatoes are not the only staple. Food processors and blenders are helpful kitchen tools. Jell-O accompanying meals can help food slide down easier.

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Annual Flu Prevention

Annual Flu Prevention

Posted BY: admin / Published: 21 Oct, 2019

Flu vaccination has been shown to reduce the risk of flu illness and more serious flu outcomes that can result in hospitalization or even death in older people. While some people who get vaccinated may still get sick, flu vaccination has been shown in several studies to reduce severity of illness in those people.

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Heart Failure Disease Management

Heart Failure Disease Management

Posted BY: admin / Published: 21 Oct, 2019

Early diagnosis and treatment can improve quality and length of life for people who have heart failure. Treatment usually involves taking medications, reducing sodium in the diet, and getting daily physical activity. People with heart failure also track their symptoms each day so that they can discuss these symptoms with their health care team.

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