Caregiver stress can affect sleep, relationships -- even your health. If you've spent time taking care of a newborn, disabled child, incapacitated adult or aging parent, you know that it’s a big challenge. But were you aware that [...]
National Nurses Week is May 6 - 12 – Make sure you let your caregivers know you appreciate them! Has your life been improved by a member of the nursing profession? You have a great opportunity coming up this [...]
Good skin health is important to living a full and active lifestyle By Corrie Dinwiddie, RN Oxford HealthCare Wound Coordinator The skin is the largest organ of the human body. According to the online journal LiveScience.com, the average [...]
By Pam Gennings, Executive Director Special Projects* Over the years I have talked to many family members who come home for the holidays and become concerned because they have noticed “changes” in their loved one or their circumstances. They are [...]
Caring for a parent is hard. Work together with your siblings to ensure your parent gets the support they need.
Non- verbal communication is critical when dealing with dementia, and touch is a powerful way to connect with someone who is losing other avenues to communicate.
Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another—or to "walk a mile in someone else's shoes." Often, our personal experiences bring this opportunity as well as teach us this important lesson.
George requested hospice chaplain visits for his wife only, but instead he made a connection with the chaplain. Their visits were a beautiful journey that led to George finding peace.
Financial scams targeting seniors are growing more prevalent and elaborate. Learn how to recognize scams and help prevent getting tricked by a scammer.
Oxford provides a variety of customized, quality-of-life services to help our clients continue to do the things they have always loved. Private duty services provide the help needed to remain independent at home.