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RN Diane Pennington Dedicates Her Entire Life To Home Healthcare

Diane Pennington has been a registered nurse for over 40 years. She has spent half of her career in hospitals, and the past 20 years in home healthcare. She joined Sonas Home Health Care in 2005, and since 2017, she has been working 12-hour shifts as a pediatric RN to help take care of 14-year-old…

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RN Diane Pennington Dedicates Her Entire Life To Home Healthcare

9 Different Types of Wound Dressings & When to Use Them

Chronic wounds are wounds that will not heal on their own. Most wounds will heal within two to three months, but when a wound still hasn’t healed after this period, it is considered chronic. Although anyone can experience a chronic wound, they are most common in the elderly. If your loved one has a chronic…

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How to Create an Alzheimer’s Fidget Bag

Being on a home care journey with seniors with Alzheimer’s disease poses challenges and considerations outside of the usual ones of caring for elderly adults, but that does not mean that you cannot enjoy an active, engaged, and fulfilling experience with your aging loved ones even as they progress through the disease. One of the…

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How to Create an Alzheimer's Fidget Bag

Marie Gaitan Finds Her Life’s Purpose as a Pediatric LPN

Marie Gaitan is an LPN who has been working in healthcare for almost a decade. She started her career in her home country of Haiti, where she worked for UNICEF. When she came to the United States, she wanted to continue caring for people. That’s how she ended up at Sonas, where she works in…

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Marie Gaitan Finds Her Lifes Purpose as a Pediatric LPN

How to Plan for Home Care

Are you a planner? Most of us are planners – up to a certain point. You know in general what you will be doing today, maybe even tomorrow and perhaps even next week. Most of us have organized a big part of our lives… we planned on attending college, we planned our life’s big events…

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How to Plan for Home Care

Balancing Caregiving and Marriage

Providing care for an elderly family member can require hours of unpaid time, energy and attention. Because of this, many caregivers struggle to balance the duties of being a caregiver with being a husband or wife. This imbalance can (and often does) cause strain on relationships and marriages. When this happens, it’s important to remember…

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Balancing Caregiving and Marriage

The Best Diet Plan for People with Osteoarthritis

Being diagnosed with a degenerative illness is disheartening. And because you’ll be living with it for the rest of your life, this new chapter comes with several lifestyle changes that are necessary to make the condition more bearable. Such is the case with osteoarthritis. While there are several things you can do to ease the…

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Osteoarthritis Diet

Croup

If your child has been coughing lately, you may have concerns about the common cold. However, if that cough sounds worse by the day, it’s possible that the cause is croup. While it’s common for children to acquire croup, it’s essential to learn how to recognize symptoms to provide adequate treatment and avoid complications. What…

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