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2019 Videos

Medical Social Workers

Published on - September 5, 2019

Finally, it’s time to go home from the hospital. You’re excited but anxious. How will you get to your follow up doctor appointments. And what about getting your prescriptions filled? How can help? Have no fear. Medical social workers to the rescue!

Using Speech Therapy to Treat Dementia Patients

Published on - July 29, 2019

Imagine not being able to communicate your wants and needs with family, friends or even your caregiver. This happens a lot to people who suffer from dementia. But speech therapy can help. Here’s how…

OWL Summit 2019

Published on - May 28, 2019

Peninsula Home Care launched its first annual OWL (Older & Wiser Living) Summit in 2019 to provide healthcare information and resources to local seniors at no cost. The summit brings together dynamic speakers from PRMC and Nanticoke Health Services with a special talk by none other than WBOC’s Jimmy Hoppa. Let’s not forget Peninsula Home … [.. Learn more ..]

Medication Management

Published on - April 29, 2019

When its time to take care of the Spring cleaning, do you consider cleaning out your medicine cabinet? You should. There could be expired or unused medications collecting dust that you don’t want to accidentally take or get into the wrong hands. We have more tips on managing your medications to help you stay in … [.. Learn more ..]

What makes Peninsula Home Care stand out?

Published on - April 17, 2019

What makes Peninsula Home Care stand out? Our people. Our team is committed to putting the patient first which is why the road to recovery is never a lonely one.  We are here for you!

Transition from Hospital to Home

Published on - April 1, 2019

What happens behind the scenes from the time a patient is admitted to the hospital to when they are released and sent home? It involves an entire care coordination team of people from PRMC and Peninsula Home Care to make sure this transition goes as smoothly as possible.


2018 Videos

Unsung Heroes Winners

Published on - December 14, 2018

Meet the winners of PHC’s Unsung Hero Makeover contest! Maria Rendina and Stephanie Dubrel stopped by Delmarva Life to show off their makeovers and to discuss their roles as caregivers.

OWL Club for Seniors 2018

Published on - November 7, 2018

Peninsula Home Care offers the OWL Club (Older and Wiser Living) for seniors in the area. The OWL Club offers resources for seniors to help them stay on top of their health, and the best part is, its free!

OWL Club – Older & Wiser Living

Published on - August 30, 2018

Peninsula Home Care’s new program for seniors is called the OWL Club, which stands for Older and Wiser Living! Stop by a location today to learn about the resources available and how to become a member!

Armchair Exercise Videos – 3 Part Series

Published on - August 23, 2018

You may not be able to leave your home right now because you’re recovering from an illness or injury but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a little exercise in your schedule. We produced a few armchair exercise videos for you to follow along with so you can strengthen your upper body and even your legs … [.. Learn more ..]

Owl Club for Seniors

Published on - August 2, 2018

Staying active and independent as you age isn’t always easy to do. Peninsula Home Care is here to help. Our new OWL’s (Older and Wiser Living) Club provides tools and resources for seniors to access so they can continue living a quality life with their family and friends. And it’s all FREE!

Simple Fixes for Home Hazards

Published on - June 28, 2018

Home should be your safe haven. Where you go to relax, find comfort, feel safe and enjoy family and friends. But what if your home posed dangers you didn’t even realize until it was too late? Peninsula Home Care has tips and ways you can modify your home to make sure its safe and doesn’t put … [.. Learn more ..]

Silver Sluggers

Published on - May 9, 2018

Peninsula Home Care wants to take you out to the ballgame as a Silver Slugger with the Delmarva Shorebirds. If you are 55 years or older, this is the club for you! Being a Silver Slugger gets you tickets to Shorebirds games, a FREE limited edition Shorebirds hat, chances to win signed memorabilia throughout the … [.. Learn more ..]

Introducing the Therapy System

Published on - April 2, 2018

A new wound-vac system called SNAP (Smart Negative Pressure) is lightweight and easy to use—an excellent option for at-home wound care.


2017 Videos

2017 Preferred Provider Partnerships with PRMC and Nanticoke Health Services

Published on - November 9, 2017

Being discharged from the hospital doesn’t mean recovery is complete. The care continues and transition from hospital to home is critical. Hear how Peninsula Home Care, PRMC and Nanticoke Health Services have partnered to make that transition of care consistent for patients and their families.

2017 Annual Skills Fair

Published on - October 9, 2017

Peninsula Home Care’s Annual Skills Fair is an opportunity for employees to make sure their skills are up-to-date and current with new technology.

COPD

Published on - August 31, 2017

Beverly White, Branch Director at PHC Nanticoke, visits Delmarva Life to share her knowledge on COPD and pneumonia and her advice for prevention.

Beat the Heat

Published on - July 27, 2017

High temperatures can be problematic for senior citizens and lead to many other health problems. Peninsula Home Care shares tips on how to “Beat the Heat!”

Congestive Heart Failure and How Telehealth Can Help

Published on - April 11, 2017

Congestive heart failure is one of the most common reasons for hospital admissions among those 65 years old and older. Almost 6 million Americans are living with the condition and don’t even know it. What is Congestive Heart Failure? Think of your heart as a pump. It’s when your pump isn’t pumping enough blood to … [.. Learn more ..]

Ask the Doc

Published on - February 13, 2017

Question: “I am in what’s called the sandwich generation… in between raising my children and caring for my parents. My mother is aging and dealing with diabetes but also struggling with congestive heart failure. She is also showing signs of memory loss. What services are available to help me… help her… manage her condition?” Answer: … [.. Learn more ..]


2016 Videos

Breast Cancer at Home

Published on - October 26, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month but people live with the disease year round. Peninsula Home Care offers services for those dealing with the diagnosis from wound care after surgery to conditioning the body to prepare for chemotherapy treatment. Our skilled nurses help patients find comfort in recovery at home.

Medical Social Workers

Published on - September 13, 2016

Chronic illnesses not only create medical needs but emotional and social needs as well. Medical Social Workers are there to help you navigate the difficult situations you could be in when dealing with a chronic illness.

Aging in Place

Published on - July 21, 2016

It’s not something everyone stops to think about on a daily basis – Where will I be in my life when I am 70-80 or even 90. But planning ahead for future healthcare and financial needs as you age is necessary. You want to have the ability to live in your own home and community … [.. Learn more ..]

Nurses Week

Published on - May 16, 2016

When we are sick, many of us turn to “mom” for attention and comfort to make us feel better. But there are others who provide the same tender care and compassion. They aren’t a family member or even a friend. They are a nurse. Peninsula Home Care honored all nurses during National Nurses Week for … [.. Learn more ..]

Sepsis

Published on - April 3, 2016

Many people have never ever heard of Sepsis. We all need to know the facts because Sepsis is a life-threatening condition. It occurs when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. Common signs include fever, increased heart rate and breathing and confusion.   

Lowering Readmissions

Published on - January 2, 2016

Keeping people out of the hospital.  Peninsula Home Care has a great record for this. A November 2015 reports shows a patient readmission rate of 7.8%, compared to the state average of 12.5% and National average of 11.7%.


2015 Videos

Finding Comfort at Family Gatherings

Published on - December 17, 2015

Holidays are times for family, friends and loved ones to gather together. Sometimes it can be a challenge to logistically work out where the family will gather and how elderly relatives will have the opportunity to attend.  Here are several tips on what to take into account when planning a family gathering so everyone can … [.. Learn more ..]

How to Choose Home Care

Published on - October 21, 2015

Being discharged from the hospital after an illness or injury can be just as stressful as the reason for being admitted.  The panic of “what now?” comes over many family members and loved ones left to care for the patient. But a sigh of relief can be heard down the halls of the hospital when … [.. Learn more ..]

Heat Related Illness

Published on - August 31, 2015

The sun is shining and temperatures are rising! Summer has arrived which means heat related illnesses such as heat rash, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are quite common this time of year. For those who are “high risk,” such as the elderly or those with other medical conditions, now is the time to learn how … [.. Learn more ..]

How to Grow Old at Home

Published on - June 9, 2015

When aging makes it difficult to move around, there are ways that you can improve your quality of life while remaining in the comfort of your own home. This Delmarva Life segment focuses on what you can do in order to grow old at home.

National Nurse Week 2015

Published on - May 21, 2015

They are unsung heroes and there are 2.7 Millions of them across the Nation. Nurses. They are the one person (other than your mother) that you turn when you are sick, recovering from an illness or surgery or need a little extra TLC to feel better.

Home Health Care

Published on - March 27, 2015

Healthcare is constantly changing. Homecare is one of the most rapidly changing forms of healthcare. When it comes to keeping people out of the hospital, homecare leads the charge. 


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