As we age, some things that were once easy—dressing, laundry, bathing, and cooking, for example—no longer are.
We all need a little help sometimes, and for some aging adults, that’s all they need to stay safe and in their homes. Personalized care is the perfect solution.
John was the epitome of active. Fishing, hunting, biking, gardening, camping— especially in the Boundary Waters. Then in October 2020, he got COVID-19.
Finding the perfect home health care provider can pose unique challenges. That’s why we have put together this short guide of good questions to ask a home health care provider.
In-home care technology services offered by Knute Nelson support your independence by helping you live in your home safely and comfortably.
As we celebrate Home Care and Hospice month, consider if these services can help your loved one live their life to the fullest. Millions of nurses, home care aides and therapists, like the ones at Knute Nelson, strive to improve the quality of life for their patients every day.
At Knute Nelson, our home health care services are available as a part of our care continuum to help all patients regain their strength, recover in a quick, safe manner and get back to their independent lifestyles.
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice is expanding to serve the St. Cloud community and surrounding area with home care and hospice services out of their new location at 655 2nd Street South, Waite Park, MN 56387.
Making the decision to receive home health care can be difficult. That’s why we have put together a guide of the most frequently asked questions about home health care.
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice have moved from their office at 15175 Edgewood Drive, to a new location at 15670 Edgewood Drive North, Suite 150, in Baxter.
Knute Nelson Home Care and Hospice will be moving on Monday, May 20th from their office at 315 Jefferson Street South to a new location at 618 Jefferson Street, Suite 1.
After a surgery, injury or illness, your first thoughts are probably on how you can quickly recover and regain your strength. You want to get back to living independently in the fastest, most efficient way possible. This is what Knute Nelson can help you do through our home health care services.
Whether you are a patient or a health care provider, knowing about home health care and the different types of services offered is not always easy. Home health care can incorporate a wide range of health care services given in your home following an illness or injury.
Are you looking after an aging loved one and wondering about simple yet effective things you can do to prevent falls? Here are some easy recommendations that you can follow as well as simple recommendations and lifestyle changes that can help prevent falls.
Aging in place – the practice of letting seniors continue to live in their homes as they age, instead of moving into a managed care or assisted living facility – is becoming easier than ever thanks to recent breakthroughs in technology and a host of new products on the market.
Home health care is an attractive option for many aging adults and those who love and care for them. Today, home health care, or allowing a senior to remain in their home and receive period care or assistance as opposed to moving into a nursing or assisted living facility, is easier than ever.
You might have thought that hitting retirement would be like being on permanent vacation – you are done with work, might have life-long friends to spend time with, and can now finally focus only on what is most important in your life.
But life can be surprisingly stressful for older adults – and that stress can manifest in various unhealthy ways.
On June 1st, Knute Nelson Home Health Care and Hospice will move from their office at 22339 US Hwy 71, to a new location at 221 Central Avenue in Long Prairie.
Heikes’ recovery was interrupted when her second leg was amputated – a frustrating blow that required more recovery and more care at home.
“I can’t imagine anybody getting through the process unless they had someone that was as knowledgeable as they were and capable of giving the help,” Heikes said of the Knute Nelson specialists who helped her. Heikes wholeheartedly recommends at-home care from Knute Nelson.
Home Health and remote health monitoring services kept Dale Prechel from making countless trips to the doctor.
Prechel was in the hospital in Fargo for 31 days, and even after he was discharged, his doctor told him that he needed to have additional care at home. That’s where Knute Nelson came in.
When considering home health care and hospice, many people are concerned about affordability. What many people don’t realize is home health care and hospice can often reduce overall medical costs, prevent costly or lengthy hospital stays and vastly improve quality of life.
Many seniors want to age in a place that feels like home. However, an everyday mishap, such as tripping over a cord or slipping on an icy driveway, could turn into a serious injury, a hospital stay or worse for many older adults. To keep your loved one protected, here are steps you can take to prevent falls and other accidents at home.
While our experienced staff is adept with everything from chronic illness management to personal care and companionship, we wanted to highlight the Home Health Care journey of Violet Davis. Her life was turned upside down after an accident.
Technology and remote health monitoring was a growing trend before the pandemic and has only seen an upswing in recent years, aging services providers are utilizing its potential to help local aging adults stay safe at home. Here are some life-changing ways individuals are using remote health monitoring technology right now.
Through our highly trained staff of nurses, therapists, and home health aides, our dedicated Knute Nelson family has seen the difference firsthand that home health care can make for patients and loved ones. Along the way, we have empowered individuals to maintain their independence and quality of life while elevating their outcomes. Here’s how.
Managing Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) can be challenging, complex, and frightening. Here is how you can also make the condition manageable.
It’s a big question you may be asking for yourself or a loved one: Is home health care the right choice?
Choosing care can be a difficult decision, and most people don’t know where to begin. Here is a look at how to get the right answers and take the next steps.
Parkinson’s disease is a serious condition that affects the nervous system. It is a progressive disorder, meaning that it starts slowly and gradually gets worse over time. Learn more about the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and how home health care can help.
There’s no place like home, especially when you’re recovering from an injury or an accident. When Donald Snorek needed physical therapy, getting to appointments had become tough for him and his wife, Mary. Thankfully, Knute Nelson offered home health care that could come right to their doorstep year-round. Read more about their story.
Knute Nelson is expanding to serve Willmar and the surrounding area with home health care services out of their office at 2800 1st Street South, Suite 231, Willmar, MN 56201.
Looking toward the future, many older adults are choosing to age in their own homes. Even if you don’t need help right now, having a plan ahead of time is important for getting the best care possible and planning for aging at home.
Physical therapy and occupational therapy are both intended to help patients rehabilitate from an illness, injury or surgery. But what are the key differences between occupational and physical therapy?
As Jay Walter struggled with ANCA vasculitis, he found the lifestyle he knew and cherished hanging in the balance. Read how Knute Nelson Home Health Care helped Jay get back on his feet.
Physical therapy is often prescribed to patients following surgery to regain strength and flexibility. This article reviews why physical therapy may be a safer alternative to other pain reducing techniques.
Physical therapy after surgery is an effective tool to help people recover faster. There are a variety of settings that you can receive physical therapy, but PT at home may be a comfortable option.
Managing a chronic illness on your own can be complex and challenging. Fortunately, home health care is available to help manage a variety of chronic illnesses. Learn more about the most common home health care diagnoses.
It is important to recognize changes in the health status of your aging family members. This blog will walk through common health problems to watch for, and when it is appropriate to get help.
After a surgery navigating the road ahead can feel daunting. Progress and consistency may seem well out of reach. For David Kjos, the road to recovery meant relearning many of the everyday movements and activities that once came as second nature.
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