Join us for our lunch and learn webinar series for the working caregiver.
“Navigating the Journey of Life - Part 1”
Teacher, coach, mentor, friend - we have had many people guide us throughout our lives, but who is there to navigate us through the aging journey?
Join professional Care Manager, Trisha Menoni, RN, BSN, as she provides us the tools to avoid pitfalls and roadblocks and guides you on the path toward successful aging.
Join us for our lunch and learn webinar
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • 12PM -12:30PM CST
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Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath
Chest pain and shortness of breath are commonly caused by high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Managing these diseases will help with prevention of symptoms and overall well-being.
How can older adults prevent shortness of breath and chest pain?
Older adults can take several steps to manage these diseases proactively.
- Exercise regularly.
- Eat a healthy diet, low in salt and fat.
- Avoid alcohol, caffeine and smoking.
- If overweight, try to lose a few pounds.
- Take medications appropriately.
- Check your blood pressure, pulse and weight routinely.
- Stay socially active.
- Get plenty of rest.
Our COPD and CHF Care Plans focus on the individual needs of the client who is suffering from chronic bronchitis or emphysema which can include: light housekeeping, assistance with ADL’s, household management, shopping, meal preparation, proper nutrition, exercise, safety in the home, infection/air quality control maintenance, smoking cessation, medication reminders, pain/stress management techniques.
Let us customize a care plan that fits you or your loved one’s needs. Call for a free assessment at 847-548-1330.