Indianapolis is home to more than 45,000 military veterans, more than half of whom are over age 55. As Hoosiers Caring for Hoosiers, Paradigm Health is committed to understanding the unique challenges these heroes face as they confront illness and end of life, so we can provide them with quality, personalized palliative care to ease the journey.
That’s why Paradigm has partnered with We Honor[...]
Paradigm Living Concepts, a home health, hospice and palliative care company is celebrating five years of service to the Central Indiana community. In response to steady industry growth, Paradigm Living Concepts recently expanded business operations and has relocated to a new office located at 8904 Bash Street, Suite B, on the northeast side of Indianapolis.
Over the past five years of [...]
As part of Paradigm’s blog series to help you prepare for flu season, we’ve covered when and why to get a flu shot, as well as additional actions you can take to protect your health this season. You may also want to stock up on wellness supplies, so you can limit your exposure to sick people during the season and avoid spreading germs if you or your loved ones do become ill. Below are [...]
Seasonal flu is a significant health concern, especially for hospice and home health patients and their families. Paradigm’s recent blog post explains how flu shots are the best, most important step to preventing complications. This article includes additional steps you can take to keep your family healthy during flu season.
Everyday Actions to Protect Your Health This Season
When infected [...]
Did you know falls are the leading cause of injuries for older adults? One in four Americans age 65 and older falls every year. Falls can result in hip fractures, broken bones, and head injuries. Fall injuries can also be fatal. Fall prevention is critical to keeping seniors safe.
Even without a major injury, a fall can cause an older adult to become fearful or depressed, making it difficult [...]
Fall is here, and it’s time to start planning for flu season! Paradigm has compiled information to help you understand the risk of flu and how to protect your family.
Understanding the Illness
Flu symptoms are caused by influenza viruses which infect a person’s nose, throat, and lungs. Infected people often experience respiratory symptoms such as cough and sore throat, as well as fever and [...]
Living in Central Indiana, we are fortunate to be part of a compassionate community. Families, friends, and volunteers are always eager to assist others. But even the most caring people can feel unsure about how to help someone coping with chronic or terminal illness – no one wants to do or say the wrong thing when approaching a patient or their loved ones.
The Loneliness Trap
In celebration of Nurse's Week 2018 and one of the pillars of Paradigm Living Concepts continuum of care, hospice, we would like to introduce you to a one of our caregiving all-stars, who continually goes above and beyond in her dedication to our team and our patients. In the area of Indianapolis hospice care, she shines brightly with her compassionate caregiving.
Meet Hospice Director, RN [...]
At Paradigm Living Concepts, we are privileged to work with many professionals, volunteers, and family members who dedicate their time to caring for others. Providing emotional support, physical assistance, financial help, or another type of care can be draining. It’s important that caregivers understand how to manage this stress.
Recognizing Your Role
According to the Mayo Clinic, about 1[...]
Indianapolis Hospice Volunteers
Hospice volunteers are an essential part of our team. They are specially trained individuals, who provide assistance to patients, their families and the hospice team. They do not provide direct patient care, such as give medications or make medical decisions, but as an invaluable resource, they bring a friendly smile, warm conversation, a hand to hold or or[...]