Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Disease Prevention Tips for Older Adults

Old age is a risk factor for many health conditions like diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, and heart disease. It also increases the risk of more severe infections from common illnesses like the flu and, more recently, COVID-19. At Visiting Prac...

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Advantages of Advanced Care Planning

It can be challenging to stay on top of one’s health and make informed decisions. There are many different aspects to consider, like healthy lifestyle practices, disease prevention, symptom management, and medication management. At Visiting Practit...

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How Important Are Transitional Care Services?

As visiting doctors and practitioners in San Antonio, Texas, we know that the need for care does not cease once you or a loved one leave a facility after receiving extensive care. According to care experts, the period when a patient is most at risk o...

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Caring for a Loved One with Chronic Condition

Even for the most experienced and patient individuals, caring for a loved one who suffers from chronic pain can be overwhelming. It may be difficult for us to understand someone else’s pain, but we can help them cope with their feelings and manage ...

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Palliative Care: A Simple and Quick Guide

What Is Palliative Care? According to the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with a complicated condition. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness...

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