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Help for Constipation and Bowel Care

UNDERSTANDING COMMON SYMPTOMS Bowel movements at the end of life can be difficult. People become constipated because they eat, drink and move less. Medicines can also affect the bowels, leading to constipation or diarrhea. Your team will ask about bowel movements at every visit. Please be honest, even if talking about it feels embarrassing. Constipation …

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Help for Anxiety: How to Recognize And Cope With Anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of intense nervousness or unease. It can arise when we think about bad things that could happen, when the mind stays on negative thoughts or things that could go wrong, or without any known reason. For hospice patients, anxiety is common and normal. Anxiety impacts the mind, the body and sometimes …

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Wound Healing Nutrition – Tips For Eating Well to Heal Well

Most of us have had a cut, scratch or scrape sometime during our life. These wounds usually heal quickly and remain free from infection. Other wounds may be more serious and require medical intervention. Fortunately, what you eat will promote wound healing and fight off infection. Here are some nutrition tips to consider: Include a …

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By the Bay Health Names Three Bay Area Business Leaders to Board of Directors

Amira Barger, Tracy Stempel Hogan, and Greg LeClaire bring new professional expertise and a fresh business perspective to guide By the Bay Health’s expanding mission.   LARKSPUR, Calif. (July 14, 2021) – By the Bay Health (BTBH) today announced the appointment of Amira Barger, Tracy Stempel Hogan, and Greg LeClaire to the Board of Directors. …

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Don’t Go It Alone: BTBH Counselors Featured in Suicide Prevention Webinar

The teen years can be difficult in normal times, but mix in a pandemic, social distancing, and remote learning, and a mental health crisis can seem just around the corner for many young persons. Responding to this alarming trend, a powerful group of mental health experts conducted an hour-long webinar on Tuesday, April 13, for …

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Skilled Home Health Care in the Comfort of Your Home

Our skilled home health service can improve quality of life for people like Barbara. Our home health team provides patients and family members with support in the comfort of their home. The team offers the information and tools necessary so that each individual feels confident and well equipped to follow care regimens safely and effectively, …

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