Dealing with loss is always a difficult experience. However, 10-20% of bereaved persons experience a more complex kind of grief that impairs regular functioning for a prolonged period of time. This is called complicated grief.
Do you know someone who has recently dealt with a painful loss? Learn more about complicated grief: what it is, who it affects, and how to cope with it. (more…)
You don’t normally think of your home as somewhere that can be dangerous. But, in fact, more than 18,000 Americans die every year from home injuries, nearly 6,000 of which are a result of falling. Keeping your home safe for you and your family is your number one priority all year long. This August, there is a special week set to bring attention to home safety: National Safe at Home Week.
Are you a caregiver in need of respite? Would your loved one — who is living at home — benefit from nursing care, helpful assistance or increased socialization during the day? Community VNA’s Adult Day Health Care Centers may offer the solution you need!