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!
Home health care can be a considerable and unexpected expense for many people, but there is some good news out there – you may not have to pay for it at all. Many insurance plans cover part of all of home health care services if the person receiving the care is considered to be “homebound” and requires a skilled service like therapy or skilled nursing.
Hospice care is specialized, comforting, end-of-life care that transitions from treating an illness to treating the symptoms. Its main benefit is a complete focus on making the patient as comfortable as possible.
James Nelson and Corey Langerud came to Ethos from two different backgrounds, but they share the same goal: Doing the most good for people in need.
At Ethos Hospice, the role social workers have in our care is essential to the experience our patients and their families have at the end of life.
Around Valentines Day every year, people are asked to share their affection with the charities they love by making online donations to one or more of the 550 charities involved in what is considered the “superbowl” of giving.
Physical Therapy vs. Occupational TherapyThink of all the different activities you do in a single day, from the mundane to the exciting. You get out of bed in the morning, shower, and dress. You make yourself meals throughout the day and drive to and from home to run errands and appointments.Of course, we can’t forget […]
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 […]
What is Wellness and Why it Matters for Seniors “What is wellness, exactly?” It’s a really good question and one that can have a lot of different answers. Odds are you’ve heard the term “wellness” often throughout your lifetime. Whether it was your parents telling you to eat your vegetables as a kid or your […]
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, […]
How to Avoid Springtime Allergies this Season Regardless of age, allergies can be difficult to manage. For those who have suffered through the onset of springtime with coughing, sneezing, watery eyes and itchy skin, you know all too well that when the pollen starts to kick up, life can quickly become miserable.While experiencing allergies is […]
Am I Getting Sick or is it Allergies? It’s the morning wake-up call we all dread: You roll out of bed with a stuffy nose, a pounding head and a deep cough you definitely didn’t have yesterday. Despite getting a good night’s sleep, you feel fatigued and are sluggish to begin the day. Is this […]