Resource Types

Domestic Violence Resources

Domestic violence occurs across religious, ethnic, racial, educational and economic lines. Most often, it involves a man abusing his female partner in an attempt to establish control. Domestic violence is not limited to physical beatings. It includes threats, sexual abuse, verbal abuse, intimidation, isolation and exploitation. Attacks usually begin with verbal abuse and progress to […]

Durable Medical Equipment

Medicare and other insurance companies define Durable Medical Equipment (DME) as any medical equipment designed for long term use in the home. The equipment may be rented or purchased, can withstand repeated use, has an expected life of at least 3 years, is primarily and customarily used to service a medical purpose, generally is not useful to a person […]

End of Life Care

The end of life is an experience all human beings share. We may experience it quickly with little manner, the end of life is an inevitable event that affects not only the individual, but also their loved ones and other members of the community. Hospice Services are one way that people with life-limiting illnesses and […]

Exercise and General Health

The American College of Sports Medicine currently recommends exercising three to five days a week. Exercise reduces your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes and obesity. A five to ten minute warm up period should precede aerobic activity. Exercise intensity should be maintained for 30-45 minutes, followed by a gradual decrease in […]

Health Insurance and Other Financial Options

The financial options and resources for health care come in a variety of forms which include the changes through provisions in the Affordable Care Act. Much of this guide identifies for profit and non-profit organizations and resources that provide health care for financially compromised individuals and families. Being insured is the best defense against the medical […]

Home Health

Home care provides a wide range of health care and social services to the patient and teaches families to help care for their family member. Patients and/or family members may directly contact home care agencies in order to access services. Your physician may also make recommendations about home care and, if needed, will provide the […]