NEWS & STORIES
NEWS & STORIES
Sharing our health care expertise
Health-related stories and resources for seniors in Eastern North Dakota.
The stories and articles shared here are to provide you with valuable information related to your health and wellness journey. You will also find news related to Ethos Home Health Care and Hospice and resources to educate you on the benefits of in-home services.
Additional resources are available across the Ethos website, including our step-by-step process on getting started with home health care and answers to our most frequently asked questions about home health care and hospice services.
This page is updated frequently with relevant topics. Come back and visit us again soon!
Do I qualify for home health care services? This is one of the most common questions we receive at Ethos Home Health Care. If you’re curious about eligibility on behalf of yourself or a loved one, you’re not alone. At the same time, finding answers isn’t always straightforward. That’s why we’ve broken down the need-to-know in this article.
Caring for a loved one can create a lot of stress. But as a caregiver, it’s important to find ways to relax so stress doesn’t get the best of you. Here are 10 stress-busters that may help.
How to Meet Spiritual Needs of Hospice Patients As your loved one battles with a terminal illness, hospice care can ease their physical pain and symptoms. But what about the emotional turmoil they may silently be struggling with or the spiritual pain they have as their life draws to a close? The founder of modern-day […]
Home Care Telehealth Can Help Your Parent’s Well-Being Do you worry about your parent’s safety and well-being when they’re at home by themselves? You’re not alone. It’s normal to think about whether they’re okay or if they’ve remembered to take their medications.Unfortunately, you can’t watch over your parent at all hours of the day and […]
Does My Loved One Need a Home Health Aide?When you look at your loved one, you see someone who has supported you your entire life; someone who has lifted you up when you needed them, and someone who has always been there to confide in.When you’ve viewed your loved one this way your entire life, […]
Finding the Right Home Health Care Provider No one knows your spouse or parent better than you do. You know what they need, you know what they like, and you understand their short-hand phrases and facial expressions. However, you may not have the medical expertise to manage their chronic illness or give them the necessary […]
How to Build Connections with Hospice Care Staff Hospice care is about more than managing a patient’s pain and supporting them in their final days, weeks or months. This level of care, like what is offered by Ethos Hospice, is about caring for the entire family unit. Knowing and trusting your loved one’s hospice team […]
Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a senior (age 65+) suffers a fall in the United States every second of every day. This alarming statistic sheds light on the fact that falls are the leading cause of injury and death for seniors in this age group. That […]
Home Health Care: How to know what your needs are Whether you are a patient or a health care provider, knowing about home health care and the different types of services offered is not always easy. Home health care can incorporate a wide range of health care services given in your home following an illness […]
Hospice Care: What it Means and the Benefits it Provides Hospice care. Those two little words can make you feel like your parent is slipping further and further away from you. All you want is more time with them, and you’ll take as much time as you can get. Contrary to popular belief, hospice care […]
Focusing on Quality End of Life CareHospice care is a special kind of health care that focuses on the quality of life for people who are experiencing advanced, life-limited illness, and also provides care and support for those who are at home offering personal care.Hospice care provides compassionate care for people, many of whom are […]
Keeping the Holidays Joyful for Your Loved One “The holiday season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those around us.” – Terri Marshall End-of-life care and the holidays are two words that probably don’t seem to go together. After all, the holidays usually […]