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How to Support Someone Diagnosed with MS

Hearing that a loved one has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be overwhelming. It’s hard to know what to say and how to help. Understanding more about MS can help, but the most important thing you can do is let them know that you are going to be there for them through it all.
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Should Hospice Patients Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Looking back on March of 2020, many of us would have never believed that we would still be struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic today. It is encouraging that there is better news on the horizon with the rollout of the vaccines. Currently, the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are being used across the United States. Johnson & Johnson, and its pharmaceutical arm Janssen, is also working to receive emergency use authorization (EUA) for its own vaccine with Johnson and Johnson recently approved by the FDA for EUA.
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How Long Can You Live with Congestive Heart Failure?

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a progressive condition that occurs when fluid collects around the heart, making it impossible for your heart to pump blood effectively. The first question patients diagnosed with this condition usually ask is “how long can I live with congestive heart failure?” The answer depends on what stage the patient is in at the time of diagnosis.
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Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day. It’s the perfect opportunity to use some of your free time to do something nice for someone who may be lonely and isolated during the pandemic. This could be patients at a local hospice, nursing home, or assisted living facility. You could also make a point of spreading a little joy to an isolated senior in your family or neighborhood.
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