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!
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Ethos is Best of the Red River Valley for Home Health CareBest of the Red River Valley Home Health Care —Thank You! Each year, residents of the Red River Valley area recognize their favorite businesses and organizations in the Best of the Red River Valley Contest* (sponsored by Forum Communications).Thank you for recognizing us as […]
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?Understand the difference between allergy, cold and flu symptomsIt’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 […]
Finding the Right Home Health Care ProviderNo 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 physical […]
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 […]
What Ethos Home Health Care is Like: A Client ExperienceProviding care in the comfort of homeAt Ethos Home Health Care, our mission is to enrich the quality of living for those we serve. One way we do this is by providing clients with high-quality, professional aging adult services in the comfort of their own homes. […]
Fall Prevention Tips for Older Adults How you can prevent falls before they occurAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an older adult (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 […]