10 Health Resolutions to Adopt in 2017
2016 was a resoundingly tough year for many people. In fact, one massively public event, the juggernaut that was this year’s presidential election, was reportedly the “source of significant stress in more than half of Americans”, according to a Stress in American Poll. According to the poll, this stress crossed all party lines and has […]
World AIDS Day: United in the Fight Against HIV
Each December 1st since 1988, World AIDS Day has united the globe in supporting the 34 million people who live with the HIV virus and remembering the some 35 million who have lost their battle with the disease.
Celebrating Home Care + Hospice Month
Each November we’re proud to celebrate our home care and hospice caregivers, calling attention to their heroic acts of service. Collectively made up of everyone from social workers to nurses, millions work tirelessly all year to make life better for their patients and the families who love them, and we’re so grateful. Since 1982 the […]
Officially declared a federal holiday in 1938 (though celebrated in one form or another as early as 1919), Veterans Day is a celebration of the brave men and women who have proudly served their country in the U.S. armed forces.
Why Organizing Your Medical Info Is Important
In an emergency, there’s no time to gather or sort through mountains of medical info. Depending on the severity of the incident and level of shock you may also lack the mental wherewithal to remember simple yet vital pieces of information. That’s why it’s important to get organized ahead of time. Do you know what […]
National Respiratory Care Week
Happy National Respiratory Care Week, everyone! Since 1982, the last full week in October has been a time to raise awareness of the medical professionals who specialize in respiratory medicine and promote better lung health across the globe.
Dignity Team Health Launches Home Health Division
Dignity Team Health, a Dallas-headquartered provider of hospice and private care services, announced today the launch of Dignity InHome Healthcare, its new home health care offering , in Dallas Fort Worth.
Fun in the Workplace
I’m sure he was definitely thinking that increased fun in the workplace leads to greater employee satisfaction, loyalty and productivity. Nope…I’m thinking he just wants to have a good laugh. This Dignity employee, who shall remain nameless, has apparently been pulling pranks for quite a while. His latest one…telling us it was his birthday…led to […]
The Power of Presence
Just a few minutes after I stepped in the room, a cane flew towards me barely missing my body. My initial reaction was to leave the situation, but I knew this man was going through a really hard time. His wife was declining fast and just the slightest imperfection in plans erupted in anger. He […]
Dignity Hospice and Private Care Announces Annual Selfie Contest
Do you ever have that urge to take a selfie? Now that selfie could get you a prize! Dignity Hospice and Private Care is hosting a selfie contest to be judged by an esteemed panel. Then the winners will be announced at a gathering on Thursday, April 30th at 1:00 p.m. at Paciugo West Village […]