Hand Washing and Why It is Important

December 6, 2023 tbruno@chandlerhall.org Blog

Handwashing is a simple yet effective practice crucial in maintaining public health and preventing the spread of infectious diseases. It is critical in the Winter months but can prevent illnesses all year see the reasons why below: Preventing the Spread of Germs: Hands are one of the primary ways that many infections are transmitted. Touching […]

Dealing with a Serious Illness?

The Importance of Having a Palliative Care Team by Your Side A Palliative Care team plays a crucial role in improving the quality of life for individuals facing serious illness, particularly those with life-limiting or terminal conditions such as COPD, Heart Failure, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Cancer and more. A dedicated Palliative Care team can’t be overstated, […]

Breathe In. Breathe Out. The Importance of Lung Health as We Age

Lung health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, as the lungs play a vital role in the respiratory system, allowing your body to take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. Maintaining healthy lungs is essential.   Did you know that the maximum amount of air your lungs can hold—your total lung capacity—is about 6 […]

The Practice of Active Aging and Why You Should Jump on Board

“Active aging” refers to the process of staying physically, mentally, and socially active as you grow older, in order to maintain a high quality of life and overall well-being. It’s essential to tailor your approach to your individual needs and preferences while seeking guidance from healthcare professionals when necessary. Follow these tips to get you […]

Supporting a family member through Alzheimer’s Disease

September 28, 2023 tbruno@chandlerhall.org Caregiving

Supporting a family member with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging, both emotionally and practically. Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurological disorder that affects memory, cognition, and behavior, and it can be difficult for both the individual with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Here are some tips to help you provide support: Remember that Alzheimer’s caregiving is a […]

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