Winter is a dangerous season for seniors. They are more vulnerable to the extreme cold. It can be isolating when weather makes it difficult to get around. Additionally, it is the season of influenza and the freezing weather increases fall risks.
Senior well-being is important to the Paradigm Living Concepts team, especially during these chilly months.
Check out our top ten tips to keep seniors [...]
Each year Leppert Mortuary and Crown Hill gather for the Caregiver of the Year Awards Dinner Banquet to celebrate local unsung caregiver heroes. Our very own Stacy Plain, a home health aide with Paradigm Living Concepts, was recognized and received the Caregiver Award for January 2016.
Stacy is consistently recognized by patients, patient families and fellow team members for her outstanding care[...]
Did you know 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, and more than 232,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed this year in the U.S. alone?
But there is hope, friends - There are more than 28 million breast cancer survivors living in the U.S. right now, and by being proactive and acting now, you can be one of the 37 lives saved every day by cancer [...]
As a leading provider of home health, hospice and palliative care in Central Indiana, Paradigm is a champion for quality of life and embraces each individual and their family with compassionate caregiving in a personal setting. It's just who we are. We are often a sought out employer for those seeking Indianapolis home health careers.
Amy Steiner, our Director of Life Enrichment, embodies the [...]
94% of people who have volunteered in the last twelve months say that volunteering has improved their mood. 96% say that volunteering has enriched their sense of purpose in life.* Not only is volunteering good for you, it's good for Central Indiana seniors.
We adore our Paradigm Living Concepts volunteers! We love to see how they make our seniors smile time and time again. Not only does [...]
Did you know falls account for 87% of all fractures among people over the age of 65? Moreover, falls are the second leading cause of spinal cord and brain injury, and half of all elderly adults (over the age of 65) hospitalized for hip fractures have trouble living independently after the fracture? With statistics like that you can see why fall prevention is so important to Indianapolis home [...]
“A Pioneer in Nursing”
Lillian Brown Stevenson
Written By Chaplain Ronald P. May
Paradigm Living Concepts
Lillian Brown Stevenson of Indianapolis has the distinction of being one of the earliest African American females to graduate from City Hospital’s Nursing School in Indianapolis. She was the third, to be exact!
Born Lillian Brown on November 27, 1922, she was one of seven children[...]
Rings of Promise and Protection
Soldier survives combat and capture to return home to his sweetheart
Chaplain Ronald P. May
Paradigm Living Concepts
William James Bird wore a special ring during his combat in World War 2. It was an engagement ring of sorts – a Mizpah ring – part of a set that his parents had loaned to him and his fiancé when he went off to [...]
Life's Blessed Moments
Brought to You by Paradigm Living Concepts
“Together in Life and Death”
Bill Hill stood in front of the casket trying not to break up emotionally. Inside the casket was his beautiful wife of 58 years, Edith Hill, who had died a few days earlier.
Bill had been her close companion in life. He had been by her side throughout the long, steady decline of her health. For [...]